Sharjah24: As part of the country's 52nd National Day celebrations, the Sharjah Sports Council is organising a half marathon in Kalba on Saturday, December 2. The event is being organised in partnership with Endurance Sports Services and other organisations.
It is a community event with participants of all ages and countries that emphasises sports as a way of life. Participants will wear a unified shirt with the United Arab Emirates' emblems on it.
The event hopes to attract 800 participants of both genders, including citizens in distinct categories for men and women, as well as an open category for lengths of 21.1 kilometres, 10 kilometres, 5 kilometres, and 2.5 kilometres. The first-place winners will receive awards totaling AED 24,000.