(Persia Digest) – Kish Island will be hosting a marathon on 1 March 2019.
Over 1000 runners from 30 countries will be participating in this international event. They will run a distance of 42 kilometers around the island’s coastline. The prize money is 150 million tomans.
An international sports exhibition will also run concurrently on the island, starting on 25 February, with the participation of Holland, Qatar, Germany, Scotland, France, Turkey, Russia, Belarus, China, Iraq and ECO member countries at the Kish International Exhibition Centre.
Kish Island is in the Persian Gulf, southern Iran. An average of over 1MM and 700 thousand tourists visit the Island every year to visit its attractions and ancient ruins.
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