The third edition of “Amina Hospital Half Marathon – Ajman” launches in Ajman
The Ajman Department of Tourism Development is launching on Friday the third edition of the “Amina Hospital Half Marathon – Ajman” race at Al Zorah, sponsored by Amina Hospitals and organized by Endurance Sports Services. The race is expected to attract a large number of athletes and sports enthusiasts.
The race is considered the largest in the emirate as it includes a main distance of 21.1 km, in addition to three other distances of 2.5 km, 5 km, and 10 km suitable for all levels, as well as an open category and a category for locals (both men and women). More than 31,000 AED in cash prizes have been allocated to the winners of the first three places.
The race comes to conclude a year full of achievements and events organized by Ajman Tourism, as it aims to continually highlight the sporting scene and touristic attractions in Ajman, promote Ajman as a sports destination, spread the culture of individual sports, and attract the youth to practice such sports in order to aspire a new generation of athletes.
His Excellency Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry, Director General of the Ajman Department of Tourism Development, stated that the “Amina Hospital Half Marathon – Ajman” race is an important public sports event that boosts the sports activity in the emirate; and pointed out that the emirate of Ajman has proven its capacity to organize various types of sports, entertainment, and cultural events, which has positively impacted the hospitality and tourism sector in the city.
His Excellency stressed that Ajman Tourism constantly seeks to offer all the support for sports events, and sponsor any activities and initiatives hosted in Ajman to ensure a better quality of life and developing the emirate into a major city that hosts qualitative sports and tourism events. His Excellency added that the “Amina Hospital Half Marathon – Ajman” race is of great importance as it falls within the sporting and societal agenda of the Ajman Department of Tourism Development, and is in line with its directions to increase the number of sporting events and activities due to their importance in raising awareness of the benefits of adopting a healthy lifestyle, and stimulate the tourism sector in the emirate by attracting more visitors.
From his side, Mohamed Ali Abdallah, COO of Amina Hospitals and Anglo Arabian Healthcare Group in the Northern Emirates, asserted the hospital’s management to provide full support for such initiatives and contribute to raising health awareness in the society, and pointed out that the Amina Hospitals aims to always sponsor sports activities that encourage individuals to practice sports and create a global impact, and promote a culture of tolerance through community sports that bonds people from different nationalities in the UAE together.
“Amina Hospital Half Marathon – Ajman” is supported by Ajman police, Ajman Media City Free Zone, Al Zorah, Gulfa Water, Nabdh Al Emarat Volunteering Team, and Happiest Nation Volunteering Team.