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PHOTO GALLERY: Thousands turn up to Cairo's half marathon


Cairo Half Marathon (Photo: Ingy Deif)
Cairo Half Marathon (Photo: Rowan El Shimi)
Cairo Half Marathon (Photo: Rowan El Shimi)
Cairo Half Marathon (Photo: Rowan El Shimi)
Cairo Half Marathon (Photo: Rowan El Shimi)
Cairo Half Marathon (Photo: Rowan El Shimi)
Cairo Half Marathon (Photo: Rowan El Shimi)
Cairo Half Marathon (Photo: Rowan El Shimi)
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Thousands of participants turn up to Cairo's half marathon on Friday 28 February

The race, organised by local running group the Cairo Runners, took place at Cairo Festival City, a development on the outskirts of the capital. There were three options for runners to choose from: the 21km half marathon, a 7km race, and a 1km family run.

Excitement built before the races kicked off as numbers gradually increased, and organisers said that there were even more entrants than the 4,000 who had initially registered.

Read more here.

Photos by Rowan El Shimi and Ingy Deif.

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