National Bank of Fujairah celebrates record participation for 6th NBF Fujairah Run with His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi presenting prizes
Over 2270 runners took part with cash prizes totalling AED 95,000
Over 42 runners participated in the ‘Determined ones’ category
National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) saw over 2270 runners take part in its sixth annual run through the Emirate of Fujairah on Saturday 19th November, with His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah presenting trophies and medals to the winners.
The event builds on the success of previous runs and highlights its growing popularity, with this year seeing record participation from families, fitness enthusiasts and members across an array of fitness levels. Designed to encourage residents to adopt active lifestyles and raise awareness of the health benefits, the sixth edition welcomed old and new faces, including some of the UAE’s best runners.
The packed event programme delivered fun and fitness for all who took part, with trophies, medals and exciting cash prizes totaling up to AED 95,000.It featured six categories, including a 3km, 5km, 10km, 11km trail run and team run, as well as a determined ones run which saw participation from over 42 runners, who enjoyed scenic routes, winding through the historic town of Fujairah, taking in its picturesque surroundings.
Commenting on the race, Vince Cook, CEO of NBF, said: “It was fantastic to see so many new and returning faces for this year’s run, as the event continues to grow in popularity. There was a wonderful atmosphere throughout, and I’d like to congratulate all runners on their tremendous achievements. We are incredibly proud to continue our commitment to supporting the provision of events and facilities that enable active participation in sports and raise awareness of the subsequent health benefits, both in Fujairah and across the UAE, and look forward to many more NBF Fujairah Runs in the coming years.”
He added: “Each year we look at ways to make our annual run better than ever for both participants and spectators. This wouldn’t be possible without our sponsors, so I would also like to thank them for their continued support and joining us in contributing towards a healthier community.”
The NBF Fujairah Run 2022 secured sponsorship from many partners, significantly strengthening the offering and profile of this year’s run. They include: Fujairah Natural Resources Corporation, DiscoverFujairah.ae, Malabar Gold & Diamonds, The Box, Allianz Marine, Global Marketing Systems DMCC, Port of Fujairah, Fujairah National Group, Rising Gym, Fujairah Adventures, Maharaj, Fujairah National Driving Institute and Oasis water.
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’ah 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 15 (of which 1 is an electronic banking service unit) across the UAE.
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