SAUDIA PROUD TO BE OFFICAL CARRIER OF RIYADH'S FIRST INTERNATIONAL MARATHON
Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) - the national carrier of the Kingdom - is the official carrier of the 1st Riyadh International Marathon, taking place on Saturday 24 February in the nation's capital.
The marathon is organized with the full support and directives of His Excellency Mr. Turki Bin Abdul-Mohsen Al-Alshikh, Chairman of the General Sport Authority and Chairman of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee.
The airline extends its full support to participants, the community, and to the General Sport Authority. The Riyadh International Marathon is a highly anticipated event, connecting sports enthusiasts both from across the Kingdom and internationally.
As a main sponsor, SAUDIA will be awarding tickets to several of the marathon participants.
Also, at the race on Saturday, the airline will be showcasing its latest healthy meal options, and will be providing over 2400 meal boxes as part of a new campaign "how to travel healthy". SAUDIA currently provides many special meal options on board, catering to health requirements for guests with diabetes, autism, cholesterol and other conditions.
Throughout the even on Saturday, there will be an innovative field with football goal, simulated as a map of Russia, and having the audience try to score goals and the winners will be awarded tickets on Saudia. This is in support of the country's national team participating in this year's 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ and playing at the opening match on June 14 at Luzhniki stadium in Moscow.