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Gulf Bank 642 marathon offers companies discounted rates

KUWAIT: Gulf Bank is offering companies an exclusive discount on registration fees for Kuwait’s most exciting event of the year, Gulf Bank 642 Marathon.

This year’s fourth Gulf Bank 642 Marathon will take place on 17 November 2018 and has already received an overwhelming response from the public. The marathon, which serves as a qualifying race for international marathons, has four categories which are open to runners of all ages and abilities. From the 5K Family Fun Walk/Run and the 10K Souq Run to the more advanced 21K Half Marathon and Kuwait’s only 42K Full Marathon. The route starts and ends at Souq Sharq, with runners making their way along the Gulf Road, past Kuwaiti landmarks such as Souk Al Mubarakiya, Al Seif Palace and Kuwait Towers.

Mr. Ahmad Al Amir, Assistant General Manager for External Communications at Gulf Bank commented: “Group activities foster a sense of goodwill within a team, and last year’s event witnessed strong participation from a number of companies. We encourage individuals to have a healthy work-life balance and we look forward to welcoming more teams to this year’s race.”
Corporate rates are available until 15 October. Teams made up of a minimum of 40 persons will receive a discount of 10%, while teams of 100 persons or more will receive a 20% discount. For more information regarding group registrations, contact [email protected] or call +965 9880 0003.

Ahmed Al Huzami, CEO of Pro-Vision Sport Management, said: “The race is a great team-building activity for employees, we’re excited to see all the teams compete at this year’s marathon. Corporate teams will see their logo’s on-site and, for the larger company teams, they will be featured on our social channels. Last year’s marathon was filled with excitement and camaraderie, and we look forward to seeing the same on 17 November.” For individual registrations and event information, please visit www.gulfbank642marathon.com or access the Instagram account @GulfBank642.

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