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Pakistan hosts ONE RUN

By Our Correspondent
May 20, 2024
Pakistani runner Faisal Shafi during a race. — Instagram/faisalshafitness/file
Pakistani runner Faisal Shafi during a race. — Instagram/faisalshafitness/file 

KARACHI: Pakistan on Sunday hosted an internationally recognised marathon, ONE RUN, in Karachi for the first time, in which nearly 1200 runners participated, including professional athletes.

The marathon took place in 105 cities in 16 different countries on the same day. Participants had the opportunity to cover one of four distances: 1, 5, 10, or 21.1 kilometers. In the female category, Mumtaz Naimat secured the first position. Sehrish and Qandeel were the second and third winners, respectively. In the male category, Israr Khattak won the marathon. M Sajjad and Adnan were second and third, respectively.