Gulf Bank 642 marathon: Get your­self ready!

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In prepa­ra­tion for ‘Gulf Bank 642 Marathon’, train­ing ses­sions are be­ing or­ga­nized ev­ery week in Mishref Walk­way at 7:30pm. This is a chance to train your body’s 642 mus­cles as a step closer to the big day.

Ev­ery Tues­day at 7:30 pm, a group of en­thu­si­asts gath­ers and runs the Mishref Walk­way as part of their train­ing be­fore the kick­off of the ‘Gulf Bank 642 Marathon’ which will be held on Satur­day 19 Novem­ber 2016, start­ing in Souq Sharq.

‘Gulf Bank 642 Marathon’ is made for ev­ery in­di­vid­ual who wants to ex­pe­ri­ence a run, tour­ing through the beau­ti­ful land­marks of Kuwait. From chal­leng­ing ath­letes to be­gin­ners and even fam­i­lies, this Marathon caters to ev­ery­one. In or­der to ap­peal to all lev­els and age groups, we have four dif­fer­ent dis­tances/cat­e­gories: * Fam­ily Fun Walk/Run (5KM) * Souq Run for reg­u­lar run­ners (10KM) * Half Marathon for more ad­vanced run­ners (21KM) * Full Marathon (42KM)

The ‘Gulf Bank 642 Marathon’ re­mains only road race in Kuwait to have three of its longer dis­tance race cat­e­gories ac­cred­ited by the As­so­ci­a­tion of In­ter­na­tional Marathons and Dis­tance Races (AIMS) and the In­ter­na­tional As­so­ci­a­tion of Ath­let­ics Fed­er­a­tions (IAAF Ath­let­ics), mean­ing that those races ap­peared in the in­ter­na­tional cal­en­dar of races. To find out more about the Gulf Bank 642 Marathon, visit the ded­i­cated web­site at: www.gulf­bank642­marathon.com or its In­sta­gram ac­count GulfBank642. The num­ber 642 rep­re­sent the num­ber of mus­cles in the hu­man body.

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