Maitha leads Dubai walkathon

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DUBAI — More than 3,000 people from all walks of life participated in the International Fair and Walkathon led by Shaikha Maitha bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum at the Nad Al Sheba grounds yesterday as part of the Dubai Cares initiative.Accompanying Shaikha Maitha was Ghada Shouaa, heptathlon gold medal winner in the 1996 Olympics.

The International Fair opened at 2pm and ran until 8pm, while registrations for the three-kilometre walkathon were open to the public until it commenced at 5pm.“We had organised several inflatables and rides for the children while the adults enjoyed different foods during the fair,” said the organisers.

…The walkathon was organised by Dubai Sports Council while the fair was a Dubai Shopping Festival initiative. Over 100 volunteers from Dnata also took part in the event. Over 100 volunteers from Dnata also took part in the event.

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