KUWAIT: Gulf Bank launches ‘Gulf Bank 642 Marathon’ for the fifth consecutive year in partnership with Pro-Vision Sports Management.
The much-anticipated community event invites challenge-seeking athletes as well as beginners to participate in the race on November 16, 2019. Last year’s marathon was an unprecedented success with over 7,500 attendees representing over 66 nationalities competing at the event.
Commenting on the annual event, Tony Daher, CEO at Gulf Bank, said: “It is a privilege to see what the Gulf Bank 642 Marathon continues to accomplish year after year, and to witness just how much joy this annual event brings to the public. At Gulf Bank, we are always working to support and empower Kuwaiti youth and local entrepreneurs, and we are proud to continue our CSR programs and initiatives that benefit the Kuwaiti community. Today, we are delighted to renew our strategic partnership with Pro-Vision Sports Management, whose support and commitment are key to the success of the event. We invite everyone to participate in this day of family fun and look forward to welcoming participants from all over the world.”
Ahmed Al Huzami, CEO of Pro-Vision Sport Management, said: “We are proud to extend our partnership with Gulf Bank for the fifth year in a row. The Gulf Bank 642 Marathon is no longer just a local sporting activity, having placed Kuwait on the map for international sporting events, and receiving accreditation from the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF Athletics). We are delighted to be continuing on this journey with Gulf Bank and look forward to this year’s event.”
For event registration and more information regarding participation as a corporate or in groups, please visit www.gulfbank642marathon.com or access the Instagram account @GulfBank642.