KUWAIT: National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) announced the launch of its 25th Annual Walkathon titled “One Step Can Change Your Life” on the 7th December 2019.
Participants can register for this event starting from Friday 1st of November, online, through NBKWalkathon.com. NBK will be giving away two new Renault cars from Al Babtain Group as the grand prizes during the Walkathon along with many other valuable prizes. Referees assigned by the Kuwait Amateur Athletic Federation (KAAF) will be present to arbitrate the race. The first ten winners from each of the ten categories will be rewarded with valuable cash prizes.
“As part of the bank’s dedication to corporate social responsibility, NBK regularly supports events which encourage healthier lifestyle for members of the community”, said Manal Al Mattar, NBK Public Relations- Assistant General Manager. “NBK`s annual walkathon event is a major component of the bank’s corporate social responsibility program. Over the years, it has garnered huge success and public recognition as being one of the much awaited and anticipated nationwide health and entertainment-related activity.”
“NBK looks forward to welcoming participants and giving away many exciting prizes. The Walkathon event will host various functions, activities and competitions”, she added. Ten winners will be selected from each category of participants. The walk for both the female and male participants will start from the Green Island on the Gulf Road to the Shuwaikh Beach Park, parallel to the Gulf Road, next to KPC building for a distance of 11 Km.
Also, NBK opened a racing category for participants aged 60 years old and above in addition to the special needs category to encourage a healthier lifestyle among all members of the society.
NBK strongly supports sporting events and encourages sporting activities as means to promote a healthier and more active lifestyle for members of the community. Throughout the years, NBK also organized several social awareness programs including educational, environmental, health and many other active initiatives.