Posted on January 05, 2016

The annual Ooredoo Marathon is set to witness a strong contingent from The Mall of Qatar, when 112 employees will join some of the world’s best marathon athletes and thousands of amateur runners. Now in its fourth year, the Ooredoo Marathon will take place on Friday, January 8, 2016. The marathon will feature a range of courses for runners at all levels of experience, including a full marathon, half-marathon, 10km, 5km and a special children’s 3km fun-run.

The Mall of Qatar has been encouraging its employees with the company’s commitment to team spirit by promoting sport for a worthy cause. “We are thrilled by the support of our MOQ employees at the Ooredoo Marathon, with two of our team members participating in the half marathon and one running the full marathon in this key event in Qatar’s sports calendar of 2016. It is a fantastic opportunity for our participants to be engaged and finish in a competitive mode and challenging spirit.” said Naomi Sargeant – Director of Marketing of Mall of Qatar. “

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“Our participation in the Marathon translates well our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility and comes in line with Qatar National Vision 2030 and its Human Development Pillar with Health constituting one of its main cornerstones. Mall of Qatar aims to raise awareness on the benefits of sport and physical activities, increase community participation in sports and improve talent development and team building." she added.

Mall of Qatar's participation is in line with the goals of the Supreme Council of Health (SCH) to encourage people to participate in sports activities in Qatar and adopt a healthy daily lifestyle and also to spread the humanitarian message within the community.