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26 January 2017 08:01 am

Only a Few More Days until The Color Run Descends upon Qatar Turning QNCC into a Colorful Oasis

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Color Runners are ready and eagerly awaiting the third edition of The Color Run™ presented by Sahtak Awalan: Your Health First. The event is taking place this Saturday, 28 January, at Qatar National Convention Centre, with the first wave of runners setting off at 8:30 AM.. Tipped to be the biggest and most colorful event that Doha has ever seen, this edition of The Color Run™ will also have a bright new theme; the Tropicolor World Tour.

Qatar residents have shown their enthusiasm for living a healthy lifestyle with thousands already signed up to The Color Run™; a unique race that celebrates health, happiness and individuality by both empowering and encouraging participants of all ages and abilities to focus on their health and well-being. The excitement and hype witnessed towards the beginning of this wonderful event demonstrate once again Qatar’s vision to lead a healthier and happier lifestyle.

During The Color Run™ participants can choose to run, walk, jog or skip around the five-kilometer course with their family and friends. This year, as in previous years, The Color Run™ is supported by Weill Cornell Medicine–Qatar (WCM-Q), whose health campaign, Sahtak Awalan: Your Health First will present the Doha edition of this global event.

Participants are encouraged to buy their tickets today and be part of this exciting event. Celebrated by everyone, of all ages and walks of life, both veteran Color Runners and those that will be running for the first time will be able to enjoy an action-packed day in a fun, fitness-inspired environment. Promising more color and even more fun, the upcoming edition of The Color Run™ will also feature palm trees and delicious island scents in addition to Color Runners being bathed in a tropical array of colors from head to toe at every kilometer mark. Once Color Runners have made their way through the interactive course, the festivities will continue at the unmissable Finish Festival, a larger-than-life celebration at the interactive island, Rainbow Beach, featuring music, unique photo opportunities and massive color throws.  

Tickets can be purchased for this fantastic initiative by visiting The Color Run website http://thecolorrun.qa. Furthermore, tickets can be purchased and paid for in cash at the QNCC, on Thursday January 26th between 4pm-8pm and Friday January 27th between 2pm-7pm.

Greg Sproule, Managing Director for IMG Middle East, the organizer behind this weekend’s event, said: “We have had an amazing response thus far, as thousands of tickets have already been sold for the third edition of The Color Run™ presented by Sahtak Awalan: Your Health First in Qatar, with both seasoned Color Runners and first timers looking to take part. We can’t stress enough, that people must book their tickets early in order to avoid disappointment and to enjoy the most colorful event that Doha has ever seen!”

As part of the brand new race pack, Color Runners will receive a tropical, new style t-shirt, funky embroidered headband, fun tattoos and a tropical flower lei. These items willbe adding an extra splash of fun and color for friends and family to enjoy together while soaking up this lively island-style vacation in the heart of Doha.