Thursday, August 27, 2009

BMA coordinator in Sydney

BMA is proud to welcome it’s new international coordinator in Sydney Australia… Danny Rizk has been following the Beirut Marathon since its inception in 2003 and is a source of information for runners from Australia wishing to participate in the BLOM Beirut Marathon 09 on December 6th.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Czech ambassador visits the BMA

The ambassador of the Czechoslovakia Republic, Jan Cizek, visited the BMA on July 20, 2009. His meeting was promising for the future of the BMA. New suggestions were made for BBM09, however Czech’s involvement will come into bloom for Blom Beirut Marathon 2010.

Jezzine Race

The Lebanese Emigrant and Residence Race 09 (organized by the Relief International with the assistance of the Beirut Marathon Association) in Jezzine started off to a great start on July 26, 2009. The small group of participants of approximately 50, finished off the 4 km race with still enough energy and momentum to celebrate all together on the streets of Jezzine, by cheering and taking part in the Lebanese Traditional Dance.

Schools and universities Giveaway Prizes

Special prizes were given out on July 30 at the BMA offices for schools and universities who competed in the BBM08. School teams from around Lebanon ran a tough race, however there is only first, second, and third place, Jamhour, Antonin, and Shakib al-Nakadi Ideal School respectively. For universities, coming in at first place USJ. Following in respective order, AUB and Haigazian University. These schools and universities showed tremendous effort and team spirit throughout their journey from start to finish.