Today Gulf Bank announced the launch of a social media competition as part of its upcoming marathon. While the marathon event is scheduled to take place on 14 November 2015, the social media competition begins today and is a way to share your health and fitness story and inspire others before the actual marathon.Entry into the social media competition is open to all, and the entry process is simple. Three winners will be selected from all the entries and will win a specialized marathon training program.
The social media competition will last for approximately two weeks before three winners are selected. Your entry will be judged on the story you share and the photo of your path to fitness and or a healthy lifestyle. The three winners will be selected from among all the entries; one female, one male and a person with special needs. A committee formed of executives from Gulf Bank, Pro-Vision Sport Management, Dasman Diabetes Institute, and Circuit+ will choose the winners based on the story and photo posted. The prize for the winners is a 40-day training and transformation program, which will be monitored and led by professional runners and trainers.
This actual marathon event will be held on Saturday, 14 November 2015, and will be the first full road race marathon in Kuwait. The date of the event also coincides with World Diabetes Day (WDD) in order to raise awareness of the growing problem of diabetes in Kuwait, and how exercise and fitness play a role in combating this health issue.
Source : Albawaba , 20th Sep 2015