The National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) announced that the 17th Annual Walkathon, scheduled to kick off on Saturday 26th March, is heading for yet another record year with over than 13,000 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, US Ambassador Deborah Johnes, 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 Public Relations Officer Talal Al Turki said: "the Walkathon is growing year on year. We are extremely thrilled to take our involvement with this exciting event to a new level as more than 13,000 participants had already been registered until now".
Registration is open until Thursday, 24th March at NBK Registration Tent next to the Scientific Centre from 9:00 am until 9:00 pm. 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 Zaina Friends club members will be conducted at the Green Island