We’re Stronger… With Every Step

At the NBK Walkathon 2018

What is the objective of the Walkathon? NBK’s annual Walkathon aims to spread and

strengthen health awareness and encourage an active lifestyle.

Date: Saturday 8 December 2018

Location: From Green Island to Shuwaikh Beach Park

Distance: 11 KM

Time:  8:30 AM

Race Registration: Online on nbkwalkathon.com

T-shirt Colours

Male: Blue

Female: Red

Coloured Numbers Determine Age Groups as Follows:

Green              Age 12 – 20

Light blue       Age 21 – 35

Yellow              Age 36 – 49

Black                Age 50 – 59

Red                   Age 60 & above

Kit Collection:

Place: NBK’s Walkathon Tent at the Green Island

Date: Thursday 29 November 2018 – Thursday 6 December 2018

Time: 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

ONE FINAL STEP !

Collect your assigned T-shirt and bib number at the NBK Registration Center until the 6th of December 2018

1:00pm until 9:00pm
Green Island

Please note that the t-shirts and numbers will not be distributed after the deadline. t-shirts and numbers are in limited quantities.

ONE FINAL STEP !

Collect your assigned T-shirt and bib number at the NBK registration Center until the 6th of December 2018

1:00pm until 10:00pm
Green Island

Please note that the t-shirts and numbers will not be distributed after the deadline. T-shirts and numbers are in limited quantities.

Conditions

Important Information:

  1. The Starting Point: Participants must be present one hour before the race time.
  2. Participant Number: The participants must wear the number that is provided by the NBK Walkathon Organizing Committee.
  3. Draw Chances: Only participants who walked the race will have a chance to enter the draw to win one of two Nissan cars provided by our strategic partner Al Babtain Group.
  4. Walkathon Kit Collection: Thursday 6 December 2018. No kits will be distributed after the deadline.  If either t-shirt or number quantities run out, we will unfortunately not be able to provide an alternative; even if they have previously registered.
  5. Step-Counting Chip: Every t-shirt comes with a number infused with a step-counting chip.
  6. Walkathon Kit Contents: A number, t-shirt, cap and the NBK Walkathon brochure.
  7. Main Road Closures: Roads will close at 7:30 AM.
  8. Car Parking: Green Island and Shuwaikh Beach Park.
  9. Transportation: Buses will be available to transport participants to and from the start and finish points.
  10. Water Points: Along the entire race line.
  11. Medical Aid: Available along the race line.
  12. Award Ceremony: At 11:00 AM at Shuwaikh Beach Park.
  13. Awards: 100 winners, 10 winners from each category.

Prizes:

  • First Place: KD 300
  • Second Place: KD 200
  • Third Place: KD 100
  • Fourth to Tenth Place KD 50

Final Results: All results will be presented by the official referees of the Kuwait Amateur Athletic Federation.

Disqualifications: All participants must commit to the rules of walking as defined by the Kuwait Amateur Athletic Federation. If any participant seeks outside help they will be disqualified.

Route Map:

Share your NBK Walkathon moments using the hashtag: #NBKWalkathon

The numbers have been classified as per the following age groups:

Colored Numbers Determine Age Groups as Follows:

Green             Age 12 – 20

Light blue       Age 21 – 35

Yellow            Age 36 – 49

Black              Age 50 – 59

Red                 Age 60 & above

The participants should wear the number that is provided in order by the NBK Walkathon organizing committee.

All participants will have the chance to enter a draw to win one of the Two new Nissan Cars provided by Al Babtain Group.
Last day to collect the t-shirts and numbers is on Thursday 6 December 2018.
Please note that the t-shirts and numbers will not be distributed after the deadline.
T-shirts and numbers are in limited quantities.

Children’s Activities

Location: Shuwaikh Beach Park

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Age: 5 – 11 years old

Registration: Online on www.nbkwalkathon.com

Kit Collection:

Place: NBK’s Walkathon Tent at the Green Island

Date: Thursday 29 November 2018 – Thursday 6 December 2018

Time: 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Colors:

Red            Age 5-6

Blue          Age 7-9

White         Age 10-11

The Children’s Activities Will Be Organized by Circuit+ and Will Include:

  • Box Step-overs (higher boxes to be used for Group 1)
  • Crawling
  • Tire Jumps
  • Wall Climbs (Slanted/Regular)
  • Sand Bag Carry (different weights for different age groups)
  • Water Jumps
  • Under/Overs
  • Monkey Bars
  • Zumba
  • Yoga Routine
  • Boot Camp Activities

Important Information:

  1. The Starting Point: Children must be present half an hour before the race time.
  2. Participant Number: Children must wear the number that is provided by the NBK Walkathon Organizing Committee.
  3. Children Kit Collection: Thursday 6 December 2018. No kits will be distributed after the deadline. If either t-shirt or number quantities run out, we will unfortunately not be able to provide an alternative; even if they have previously registered.
  4. Children Kit Contents: Aprons, cap and the NBK Walkathon brochure.
  5. Medical Aid: Available at the Shuwaikh Beach Park.
  6. Disclaimer: NBK has no liability towards the children. The children are at their guardian’s responsibility during and after the activities of the Walkathon Day.
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