Tahya Misr Walking Marathon kicked off on Sunday with the participation of 1000 persons from different ages.
The Marathon has taken place under the auspices of Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.
Reda Wasfi, director of the office of the Egyptian General Authority for Tourism Activation in Giza Governorate explained that the ministry’s sponsorship of this marathon comes within the framework of its keenness to sponsor such events that aim to raise awareness among different groups of society about the importance of sports.
She also added such events will have an effect on promoting the Egyptian tourist destination and highlighting its diverse and unique tourist and archaeological components.
Wasfi added that the marathon was equipped with advertising materials and tourist pamphlets on the tourist and archaeological sites that the Egyptian tourist destination enjoys.