Egypt's antiquities minister, sports minister, tourism minister open Giza pyramids marathon
Nevine El-Aref, , Friday 15 Feb 2019
The marathon is taking place at the world-famous Giza Plateau, with an estimated 4,000 competitors from 75 different countries


Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Enany, the Minister of Tourism Rania Al-Mashat, Minister of Youth and Sports Ashraf Sobhy and Mostafa Waziri, the secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities on Friday launched the Pyramids Marathon in an attempt to promote sports tourism.

The marathon took place at the world-famous Giza Plateau, with an estimated 4,000 competitors from 75 different countries.

The running event offers 42km, 21km and 10km distances.

Runners were very keen to capture selfies with El-Enany while running along the route.

The ministers awarded medals to the winners.

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