Dr. Hilal Al Sayer with Manal Al Mattar and PR Officer Talal Al Turki during the Walkathon registration
Under the patronage of H.E the Minister of Health of Health, Dr. Hilal Al Sayer, National Bank of Kuwait’s (NBK) 17th Annual Walkathon, scheduled to kick off on Saturday 12th March, is heading for yet another record year with thousands of competitors enrolled up to date.
The participants, joined by several public figures and NBK senior officials headed by H.E the Minister of Health of Health, Dr. Hilal Al Sayer, NBK Group CEO Ibrahim Dabdoub, NBK Deputy Group CEO Isam Al Sager, will take to the smooth course of the race along the scenic coastline areas on the Gulf street, monitored and assisted by tens of NBK volunteers and amidst the cheers of fans, relatives and friends.
NBK Executive Manager- Public Relations & Advertising Manal Al Mattar said: "NBK’s Walkathon is growing year on year, and we are extremely thrilled to take our involvement with this exciting event to a new level as more and more participants had already been registered until now. The number of participants for this year is expected to by far exceed the 12,000 record numbers witnessed last year".
Registration is open until Friday, 11th March at NBK Registration Tent next to the Scientific Centre from 9:00 am until 9:00 pm in addition to NBK Branch at The Avenues (evening shift only). NBK will be awarding top 10 winners in each category and will conduct a draw for a grand prize - a brand new KIA Cerato Koup 2011- for all participants.
The Walkathon for the male participants will start from the Scientific Center located in Ras Salmiya, while the walk for female participants will begin from the Marina Crescent and the walkathon for kids and Zeina friends club members will be conducted at the Green Island.