On the morning of November 11, the Beirut International Marathon took place in the Lebanese capital. 400 Bank Audi employees alongside their friends and families gathered to walk for the benefit of the “Human Rights Watch”. The marathon, all in all, attracted around 43,000 runners from different backgrounds and age groups bringing fun and joy to the city all while running for a good cause.
This year, the Bank’s employees ran the 42 Km, 21.1 Km, 8 Km, and 1 Km. The cause Bank Audi supported in 2018 was chosen by its employees. The Human Rights Watch defends the right of people worldwide.
During this year’s edition, athletes from 99 countries challenged themselves to get to the finish line and be winners. Yet again this year, Bank Audi employees were champions again! We are proud to share our champions’ names for the 42 Km race; our colleagues Elie Habbaki and Ziad Audi ranked 42nd in their age categories (30-44) and (40-44) respectively, Samer Faraj ranked 54th in his age category (50-54). Our colleagues Tony Raad, Maroun Khoury, and Georges Imad ran the21.1 Km. They ranked 17th, 49th, and 76th in their age category (35 - 39) respectively. For the 8 Km race, our colleagues Hassan Darwich ranked 16th and Imad Khalife ranked 26th in their age category (35 – 39). Our colleague Rabih Khalil ranked 33rd in his age category (40 – 49).
The marathon inspires unity, positive change, promotes wellness, and provides an experience of challenge.