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Beirut Marathon 2016​


On Sunday, November 13, the University of Balamand participated distinctly in Beirut Marathon 2016 in more than one aspect:
  • Shoe for good: UOB participated in the shoe donation campaign and gathered more than 150 pairs of running shoes which were donated to needy kids who participated in the Marathon this year! 
     
     
     
     
     
  • 3D art work: UOB Recycles Club designed and executed a 2 by 6 RUN sculpture made of recyclable material which was displayed in Beirut Downtown.
     
     
     
     
     
  • Cheering Station: Sounds Good, a member band from the Music Club, performed throughout the Marathon in Hamra street for 5 nonstop hours of musical beats.

  • Adopt a group: UOB adopted 14 mentally challenged children from FISTA to participate in the 5 km Mentally Challenged Youth Run 
     
     
     
  • Run for the Long Run: More than 100 participants from all campuses ran in the 7km, 21 km, and 42.1 km races with Maria Kiwan, ranking first in her age category in the 42.129 km race.
     
     
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