Doha, Qatar: The Qatar East-to-West Ultra Run will be held on December 6, announced Qatar Sports for All Federation.
Chairman of the organising committee of the race, Abdullah Al Dosari, explained that the Qatar Sports for All Federation aims to promote a healthy lifestyle through the provision of services and activities to the public, including raising awareness among young people, develop their capabilities and improve their level of sports, fitness and psychological well-being.
He said the race will be run over a total distance of about 90km, with the Corniche identified as the starting point and Dukhan Beach as the endpoint. It will be held over five phases in order to give the participants some rest.
Al Dosari explained that the race is only for amateurs and is expected to be completed in about 17 hours.
He added that every participant will be awarded a medal since the main purpose of the race is to encourage the community to exercise and promote a healthy lifestyle.