The French Embassy in Bahrain and the Alliance française participated in the Kingdom’s biggest annual charity relay marathon, the 37th Bahrain Marathon Relay 2017, which took place on Friday November 24th 2017at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC).
The French Embassy entered a mixed team comprised of 16 members of the staff who actively participated in the race. The Relay Marathon is organized by the Bahrain Round Table and helps raise money for a number of charitable organizations.
The race attracted local, regional and international runners of all levels. This year’s event witnessed participation of over 200 teams including teams from private and public sectors, hotels, schools, fitness and social clubs, amongst many others.
The French team was greeted at the finishing line as they completed the circuit by the ambassador of France in Bahrain, HE Mrs. Cécile Longé who congratulated the participants on their performance.
Finally the runners were awarded with medals upon completion of the marathon relay. The French Embassy and the Alliance française as a team performed brilliantly helping to promote the value of team spirit.