Morocco: First marathon of Zagora
The city of Zagora will open on Sunday its first marathon. The marathon will be opened for runners and walkers and for contestants from both sexes and from all ages (without any limitation on age) and will enable its participants to pass through the magnificent landscapes of the region.
The president of the organizing committee of the event, the athlete Lahcen Ahansal, explained that he hopes that with appropriate corporation with all the related parties the event will also aid to encourage tourism in the region and educate youths on the importance of sports. <i>Le Matin</i> reports that the maximum time that will be allowed to finish the race will be 10 hours.