Over 400 participants in 18th Sahara Marathon in Smara


More than 400 Sahrawi and foreign runners from over 20 countries are participating in the 18th edition of Western Sahara Marathon, which kicked off Monday under the slogan “42 kilometres for 42 years of sacrifices.”

The kick-off of this sporting event of solidarity was given by the head of the secretariat of the Political Organization, Hama Salama, the Minister of Youth and Sport, Ahmed Lahbib Abdi, and the wali of El Ayoune, Mohamed Yeslem Beissat.

The Saharawi Minister of Sport told the press that the “Sahara Marathon” was an extension of previous editions and a strong message to reiterate solidarity with the Saharawi people in their struggle for self-determination and independence.

N.Houda Chabane



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