Wednesday, 19 September 2012 03:00

Let Us Run for Peace and Development

Erbil, 19 September 2012 - The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Erbil Regional Office and the office of His Excellency the Governor of Erbil Nawzad Hadi would like to announce the opening of registration for the Second Erbil International Marathon that will take place on 19 October 2012. كوردی


Under the motto of "Let us run for peace and development", this year\'s marathon is organized and funded jointly by UNAMI and the office of His Excellency the Governor of Erbil with logistical support from the NGOs IKNN and al-Masalla, and a number of other esteemed national and international NGOs.


In addition to promoting sports and outdoor activities, this marathon aims at furthering the prevailing stability and peace in the Kurdistan Region and promoting development for the benefit of its population, in particular for less advantaged communities. To this end, a number of fund-raising activities are also in the programme.


The interested participants may chose to run for 2, 10 or 42.195 kilometers. Upon registration, the runner will receive their bib number, t-shirt and a cap. additional information is available at the official website of the marathon at <> and at its Facebook page at <!ErbilInternationalMarathon>.


How to register for participation?


You can register at one of these locations in Erbil:

  • Neanderthal Gallery at Shanidar Park
  • Office of IKNN (Holy Zard Street, House No. 13)
  • Office of Massala NGO (92 Quarter, near Zanko Playground)
  • Ainkawa Youths Social Center (near Habib Malih Health Center)


You can also call or send an SMS to any of these phone numbers:
+9647503398365; +9647503512605.

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