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Posted On: 19 April 2016 10:03 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 01:56 pm

Aspire Zone Aquathon ends with great success

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The fourth and final race of the Aspire Zone Aquathon series has successfully ended at Hamad Aquatic Centre Olympic swimming pool within the Aspire Zone precinct.

More than 1200 athletes from 45 nationalities took part in the event, which closed with a massive final race featuring over 300 swimmers and runners of various different ages.

Adults had to run for 5km and then swim for 500m. Kids, meanwhile, or those aged 8 years and over, had to run between 1.5km – 3km and swim for 100-200m.

The first race of the series took place on October 24th 2015 and was followed by three other races on November 21st 2015, February 27th 2016 and April 16th 2016.

The competition has witnessed a huge participation form the kids and formed part of Aspire Zone`s efforts to encourage families to participate in sport activities, in line with its vision to promote healthy and active lifestyles for everyone in Qatar.