Summer Marathon Concluded

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Sponsored by His Royal Highness the Governor of the Asir Region, HRH Prince Faisal bin Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, King Khalid University concluded the Summer Marathon, which was organized by King Khalid University represented by the Deanship of Students Affairs in collaboration with the Deanship of Community Service and Continuing Education and the Tourism Development Council.

The race witnessed the participation of more than 400 contestants that ran a distance of 6 kilometers, which started at the Al-Mahalah Academic City and continued to the Sports City on Prince Sultan Road.

At the end of the race, Vice Rector of Academic Affairs, Dr. Saad Muhammad Du'ajim, conferred awards to the winners of the competition, highlighting that the collaboration between government sectors and the university has contributed to the success of the race and the creation of a fun sports atmosphere. He added that these kinds of activities are considered an essential addition to the university’s primary goal of serving the community.

Vice Rector Du'ajim also expressed his gratitude to HRH Prince Faisal bin Khalid for sponsoring this event, His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy for his support, the competitors, and to those who organized and worked behind the scenes.

In the age group between 15-40, contestant Husain Jamaan Al-Hamtha came in first place, Raed Khair Allah Al-Jadani in second place, and Mahmood Mahmood Ali in third place. In the age group of 41 and above, contestant Ali Manie Asiri came in first place, Ali Muhammad Haddadi in second place, and Saleh Mohammad Alwadie in third place.