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Run Jordan announces launch of Aquafina Amman Marathon

Sep 21,2022 - Last updated at Sep 21,2022

AMMAN — Under the patronage of HRH Prince Firas Bin Raad, chairman of Run Jordan’s board of directors, Run Jordan has announced that it began preparations for the Aquafina Amman Marathon event, which will be held on October 14 under the slogan “Run in the heart of Amman”.

The annual marathon will be organised in coordination with the Greater Amman Municipality and sponsored by Aquafina drinking water, a product of PepsiCo International Company.

Prince Firas commended the efforts of Run Jordan and its dedication to encouraging an active and healthy lifestyle among various segments of society. 

He highlighted the importance of the international marathons held by Run Jordan and the vital role it plays in enhancing Jordan’s status in the world of sports, and promoting it as a sports-tourism destination.

Amman Mayor Yousef Al Shawarbeh commended the events organised by Run Jordan, which are becoming increasingly popular at the local and international levels. 

General Manager of Pepsi Jordan Bassem Ali said: “We, as Aquafina, are proud to be the title sponsor of the Amman Marathon and the exclusive source of pure drinking water. This sponsorship is a natural extension for the strategic partnership with Run Jordan, and our role to support its activities.”

The Aquafina Amman Marathon will be divided into three categories, in addition to the children’s race.

The registration for the marathon is now available online on Run Jordan’s website (registration.runjordan.com) and will remain open until two days before the event. Registration can also be completed in-person at the Run Jordan office in Shmeisani.

The starting point for the 42km marathon race (individual/relay) and the 21km half marathon will be at the Hashemite traffic light. The starting point for the 10km race will be in front of the Royal Cultural Centre. The awards ceremony will be held in the Roman Amphitheatre – the Hashemite Square.

The children’s race will be held in King Al Hussein Park on October 7 at 9am.

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