17,400 participants take part in Sidon International Marathon

Published April 24th, 2017 - 08:46 GMT
Photo: National News Agency Lebanon
Photo: National News Agency Lebanon

More than 17,400 people participated on Sunday in Sidon International Marathon, organized on April 23 under the title "We run for development and peace," by Saida International Marathon Association and sponsored by Bank Audi, Rotaract club and the municipality of the city.

MP Bahia Hariri, representing Prime Minister, Saad Hariri, and MP Fouad Siniora presented medals to the winners at Rafiq Hariri Stadium.

The Marathon was launched around 7.00 am from the north entrance of the capital of South Lebanon and lasted more than five hours.

The race was supervised by the Lebanese Sports Federation in presence of Lebanese and international referees.


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