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Children’s Race of the 9th Samsung Amman Marathon concludes

By Roufan Nahhas - Oct 07,2017 - Last updated at Oct 07,2017

Winners and parents pose for a group photo after the Children’s Race of the 9th Samsung Amman Marathon on Friday (Photo courtesy of Run Jordan)

AMMAN — More than 3000 young runners took part in the Children’s Race of the 9th Samsung Amman Marathon which concluded on Friday and was held within the King Hussein Park.

Run Jordan General Manager Lina Al Kurd told The Jordan Times that the event was a success.

“We are really proud of the huge participation by the children representing most of the schools in Jordan which proves that children are learning more about living a healthy lifestyle,’ she said. 

“Children between 6 and 14 years old took part in the event and had to run for 2,800 metres within the King Hussein Park and the results were amazing,” she added.

Meanwhile, the 9th  Samsung Amman Marathon will kick off on October 13.


Results of the Children’s marathon:


Male: 12 - 14 years

Khaled Al Masaeed (0:09:31)

Abdel Rahman Al Abbadi (0:09:58)

Hamzeh Rahhal (0:10:05)


Male: 9 – 11 years

Suleiman Abu Shabab (0:10:50)

Mahmoud Tmeizi (0:10:59)

Diaa Al Jaarat (0:11:09)


Male: 6 – 8 years

Obada Abu Athra (0:11:40)

Hamzeh Al Jaarat (0:12:14)

Ahmad Jaarat (0:12:40)


Female: 12 - 14 years

Hiba Fuaad (0:10:24)

Nusaiba Ishebat (0:10:55)

Ayat Mradad (0:11:17)


Female: 9-11 years

Ikhlas Hussam (0:11:49)

Salam Gharaybeh (0:13:04)

Ethar Habeeb (0:14:02)


Female: 6 – 8 years

Malak Abu Salem (0:13:39)

Reem Abu Shabab (0:14:44) 

Razan Mahmoud (0:15:06)


Special Needs category

Males: Mohammad Muhaisen (0:28:04)


Females: Salma Al Bitar (0:30:35)

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