National Bank of Fujairah rallies over 2,300 participants for the third edition of Fujairah Run
NBF Fujairah Run exceeds number of participants from previous year with cash prizes up to AED269,000
National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) PJSC announced that the bank is just two days away from kicking-off its third annual run in Fujairah, its home emirate, where it will welcome over 2,000 fitness enthusiasts and family members of all age groups. Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah, the NBF Fujairah run will take place along the scenic routes of the historic emirate of Fujairah which is designed to accommodate runners of all levels.
The run will feature multiple competitive races along 3km, 5km, 10km and 11km routes. Launched in the second edition of the run, the 11km mountain trail route will take place against Fujairah’s astounding mountain backdrop, making it the first competitive run route to happen on a mountain range. Championing inclusivity for all, the run will also feature a route for people of determination with free entry for all participants in this category. Other categories in the run attract a range of runners, fitness enthusiasts and adventure-seekers who have participated across the multiple trail options.
Trophies, medals and exciting cash prizes totalling up to 269,000AED will be awarded to the top five winners across the 10km and 11km route, the top three winners across the 3km and 5km races, and the determined runners. In addition, there will be a special category for the top three male and female UAE nationals for the 5km, 10m and 11km races. Valid UAE identification cards will be required in order to receive the awards.
The NBF Fujairah Run 2019 secured sponsorship from many partners, significantly strengthening the offering and the profile of this year’s run. The bank thanks all of them for their continuous support, some for the third year running. They include: Malabar Gold & Diamonds, UAE Exchange, United Steels Industries, Sketchers, AFNIC, Rosy Blue, Splendour Marine, Allianz Marine Services, Mahraj, Fujairah Natural Resource Corporation, Fujairah Free Zone, Fujairah Port, Nikai, Fujairah National Group, Fujairah Adventure Club, Fujairah TV and Radio, Rising Gym and Fujairah Football Club.
Promising to deliver fun, fitness and excitement for all, the run will feature a variety of entertaining activities which will be split into four zones. Runners will also get to uniquely experience Fujairah’s historic landmarks such as its 17th century-fortress and the Sheikh Zayed Mosque alongside the Al Hajar Mountains.
About National Bank of Fujairah PJSC:
Incorporated in 1982, National Bank of Fujairah PJSC (NBF) is a full services corporate bank with strong corporate and commercial banking, treasury and trade finance expertise as well as an expanding suite of personal banking options and Shari’a compliant services. Leveraging its deep banking experience and market insight within Fujairah and the UAE, NBF is well-positioned to build lasting relationships with its clients and help them achieve their business goals.NBF’s key shareholders include the Government of Fujairah, Easa Saleh Al Gurg LLC and Investment Corporation of Dubai. Rated Baa1/Prime-2 for deposits and A3 for counterparty risk assessment by Moody’s and BBB+/A-2 by Standard & Poor’s, both with a stable outlook, the bank is listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange under the symbol “NBF”. It has a branch network of 18 across the UAE.