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The NBK Walkathon 2019

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 The NBK Walkathon 2019

For the past twenty-five years, we walked together step by step, year after year. With your contribution, NBK’s annual Walkathon remained the largest sporting event in Kuwait. Since the beginning, NBK’s Walkathon aimed to spread and strengthen health awareness, until it became a remark for competition and entertainment. Join us this year on our 25th anniversary as we continue to encourage a healthier lifestyle for years to come.

Date: Saturday 7 December 2019
Location: From Green Island to Shuwaikh Beach Park
Distance: 11 KM
Time:  8:30 AM (for all categories)
Race Registration:   Online on nbkwalkathon.com

Kit Collection
Place: NBK’s Walkathon Tent at the Green Island
Date: Thursday 28 November 2019 – Thursday 5 December 2019
Time: 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

T-shirt Colors:
Male: Blue
Female: Red

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

ONE FINAL STEP !

Collect your assigned T-shirt and bib number at the NBK Registration Center until the 5th of December 2019

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 2019

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. Walkathon Kit:
    • Contents: T-shirt, cap, brochure and race number that is infused with a step-counting chip, which allows each participant to know the time of the distance completed
    • Collection: No kits will be distributed after Thursday 5 December 2019. If either t-shirt or number quantities run out, we will unfortunately not be able to provide the Walkathon kit; even if the participant has previously registered
  4. Road Closures:Roads will close at 7:00 AM.
  5. Car Parking: Green Island and Shuwaikh Beach Park.
  6. Transportation: Buses will be available to transport participants to and from the start and finish points from 6:30 AM.
  7. Renault Cars Draw: There will be a draw for a 2020 Renault Megane RS and a 2020 Renault Duster provided by our strategic partner Al Babtain Group during the award ceremony.
    • Only those who participated in the Walkathon and have a valid residency in Kuwait will enter the draw
  8. Award Ceremony: 11:00 AM at Shuwaikh Beach Park.
  9. Awards: 100 winners, 10 winners from each category.
  10. Prizes:
    • First Place: KD 300
    • Second Place: KD 200
    • Third Place: KD 100
    • Fourth to Tenth Place KD 50
  11. Water Points:Available along the entire race line.
  12. Medical Aid:Available along the entire race line and Shuwaikh Beach.
  13. Final Results:All results will be presented by the referees of the Kuwait Amateur Athletic Federation.
  14. 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 2019.
Please note that the t-shirts and numbers will not be distributed after the deadline.
T-shirts and numbers are in limited quantities.

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 2019.
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  October 30th – November 27th

Kit Collection:

Place: NBK’s Walkathon Tent at the Green Island

Date: Thursday 28 November 2019 – Thursday 5 December 2019

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 2019. 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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