The event catered for almost 8000 runners taking part, a 25 percent increase compared to 2018 edition. The two-day festival of running attracted a record numbers of visitors to Al Mouj Muscat.
Commenting on the success of the race, Nasser bin Masoud Al Sheibani, CEO, Al Mouj Muscat, said, “The record-breaking 2019 Al Mouj Muscat Marathon saw 103 different nationalities taking part, demonstrating the growing popularity of Muscat to host large international sports events. Each year we aim to be bigger and better and we would like to thank our community and the visitors from across the world for their great support for the participating runners and this significant event which brought to them memorable experience and great moments for everyone”.
The 2019 Al Mouj Muscat Marathon again featured six race categories, the full marathon event along with the half-marathon, marathon relay and 10 km run held day one, with the Kids’ Run and 5km charity fun run held on the second day.