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walkathon

(ˈwɔːkəˌθɒn)
n
(General Sporting Terms) informal US a long-distance walk organized to raise money for charity

walk•a•thon

(ˈwɔ kəˌθɒn)

n.
1. a long-distance walking race.
2. such a race held to raise funds for a charity or cause.
[1930–35]
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Muscat: The 16th Annual Walkathon, which will be much bigger than those held in the past, will be organised in Muscat on October 29, 2019.
Open to all ages, the walkathon aims to create awareness on all forms of cancer.
The walkathon started from CV Raman General Hospital in Indira Nagar area.
The walkathon event comes as part of Madayn's efforts to
Under the continued patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union (GWU), President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF), the "Mother of the UAE", the 12thedition of the UAE's largest annual walkathon, Walk 2018, took place yesterday at Abu Dhabi's iconic Yas Marina Circuit with the common objective to raise awareness about diabetes.
Ras Al Khaimah: NMC Royal Medical Centre is organising a walkathon on November 9 to combat diabetes.
The 'Pink Ribbon Initiative' and the Annual Walkathon is held to create and spread awareness on all cancers.
The adult event fee for the walkathon is $20, while children 12 and under may walk for free and all receive a free goody bag for registering in the walk.
The charity will be taking part in the Coventry Walkathon 2018 on Saturday as part of its 80th anniversary celebrations.
These areas will then become accessible to the public once the walkathon ends in the evening, starting at 10 p.m.
The walkathon hosted by QCB has established itself as one of the highlights of the National Sport Day calendar of events, and the popularity was once again evident as thousands of enthusiastic men and women poured into the streets of Doha to participate in the event.
Sulaiman Barrak al Marzouq, were welcomed at the NBK Walkathon registration center in Salmiya as they prepared to take part in the 9th December event.