Friday March 15th, 2019
Distance: Half Marathon
As of Nov 22, 2019 a date for the 2020 event has yet to be confirmed. The first-ever Bahrain Night Half Marathon is set to feature some of the world’s most prominent names in long-distance running, along with a large number of enthusiasts of all ages and nationalities.
Bahrain Half Marathon is a golden opportunity for participants to pursue an active and healthy lifestyle. Make your health and wellness your life’s goal. The purpose of this marathon is not about winning or losing. It’s about being there and running together for one cause. In the end, you all are winners.
If your target is to be healthy, strong and energetic, this is the race you simply would not want to miss out on.
Bahrain International Half Marathon and 6 km for fun is an amazing opportunity for all participants to run with World and Olympic Champions, to run together as one community and spread the message of pursuing a healthy lifestyle. We want to give amateurs the opportunity to improve and Elites the chance to compete in an amazing environment.
Join us on this extraordinary opportunity as we run along these exciting races.
|2nd Male||59:45||Jemal Yimer||22||ETH|
|3rd Male||59:47||Bernard Ngeno||25||KEN|
|4th Male||59:49||Fikadu Haftu||25||ETH|
|2nd Female||1:06:09||Ruth Chepngetich||24||KEN|
|3rd Female||1:06:49||Netsanet Gudeta||28||ETH|
|4th Female||1:07:51||Caroline Kipkirui||25||KEN|
|M 40-49||1:13:41||Rasheid Aief Alnoaimi||40||Manama, BHR|
|M 50-59||1:43:15||Fayyaz Mahmood||53||Manama, BHR|
|M 60-69||1:54:43||Mustafa Fulad||65||Manama, BHR|
|M 70+||2:04:51||Fouad Saliba||73||Manama, BHR|
|F 40-49||2:01:59||Kavi Emaya||41||Manama, BHR|
The prestigious event is being held under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad.
It is being organised by the Bahrain Athletics Association in cooperation with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the Association of international Marathons and Distance Races, the Bahrain Olympic Committee, the Asian Athletics Association and Tumooh Sports Management.
The race of Bahrain Half Marathon is a great chance for you to enjoy spectacular views of the city. No need to worry about traffic. In accordance with International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) rules, the roads will be closed totally to facilitate the event.
The half-marathon includes men’s and women’s categories. A staggering first prize of $100,000 each will be won by the winners of those races. Prize money will also be claimed by the runners placed second through 10th.
There are bonuses of $30,000 for new world records set in either race.