UncategorisedRegistration begins for Olympic Day walkathon

September 11, 20190

?Registration is now underway for the walkathon event, to be organized as part of the 20105 Olympic Day, due to take place at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir.
This year’s edition of the Olympic Day is organized by the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) and is scheduled for June 12 when Bahrain joins other countries from around the world to celebrate this special occasion.
Race supervisor Lounes Madene said the walkathon will be held in coordination with the Bahrain Road Runners and is open to different ages and will feature four category races.
They are a 400m race for those aged between six and eight years, 800m race for 9-10 years age category, 1.5km for 12-14 years, while the fourth race is over 5km and is open for athletes aged from 15 years and above.
Madene said registration is for free as participants can log in to the Bahrain Road Runners website: www.bahrainroadrunners.com to sign up for the walkathon. Registration deadline is at 11am on Friday, June 12.
He said the races will start at 5pm and everyone taking part should be present at the race venue 4pm, one hour before the race start. All participants will receive T-shirts with the Olympic Day logo, in addition to other set of souvenirs.
The Bahrain Road Runners will also be providing various facilities that are necessary to ensure the success of the walkathon, such as first aid, security and drinking water.
The walkathon is one of many activities to be staged on the day in an attempt to attract all members of the family to enjoy these events.

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