749 participants in the Dubai household marathon

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Dubai (Al Ittihad)

Joao Felix, Atletico Madrid star and Portuguese national team, and former Italian referee, Collina, Director of Referees Development at the International Football Association, joined the Dubai Sports Council Initiative team at home training “Be active, and stay healthy”. The initiative team includes Eric Abidal, former France star and manager The current Barcelona club, Michael Silvestre, former star of the French team, Portuguese former captain Luis Figo, legendary defender Roberto Carlos, former Brazil star, and Nicolas Anelka. The stars participate in awareness messages that encourage commitment to stay in House and home training under the slogan of this pioneering initiative, which was launched from Dubai, and reached millions in the world.
On the other hand, the “Home Marathon” race organized by the 5:30 Running Club, in cooperation with the Dubai Sports Council and the ASICS Sports Products Company, will start tomorrow morning, as part of the initiative, and 749 participants from 62 different nationalities from residents inside and outside the country have registered in the marathon. Competitors from Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, and Jordan participate in the race, all preparing to compete in the first race of its kind in the world that extends 42,195 km, and the ages of the participants vary between 18 years to 65 years, men and women, where 526 men participate , And 223 women.
The marathon will be a time race running inside the house that will last for ten hours, starting from eight in the morning, and ending at six in the evening, and running on the ground, and not on any device, is considered one of the most important conditions for participation, and participation will be monitored through the Strava program, where it will be Exclude any sharing outside the home, treadmill, or other equipment.





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