Karachi host Global Marathon for the first time

Karachi takes its first stride on the global running stage with the
historic ONE RUN Half Marathon.

Karachi made history by hosting the world’s largest half marathon, ONE
RUN, for the first time, thanks to a landmark partnership with the
Hero League that propelled Pakistani sports onto the global stage,
drawing an impressive 1200+ runners to the starting line!

In the vibrant city of Karachi, a thrilling running event took place,
as enthusiasts embarked on the picturesque Emaar Route. Nestled
serenely by the seaside, the starting point at the Emaar Sales
unfolded like a canvas of wonder, boasting stunning vistas,
immaculately maintained streets, and ample space to unfurl their
stride. The route guaranteed a memorable experience for everyone
involved. Participants had the opportunity to overcome one of four
distances: 1, 5, 10, or 21.1 kilometers.

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 21 KM category:

Female Category:

– First Position: Mumtaz Naimat (Time: 01:17:17)

– Second Position: Sehrish (Time: 02:01:49)

– Third Position: Qandeel (Time: 02:06:07)

Male Category:

– First Position: Israr Khattak (Time: 01:17:17)

– Second Position: M Sajjad (Time: 01:19:12)

– Third Position: Adnan (Time: 01:21:21)

Sports in Pakistan and the Hero League congratulate the winners and
all participants for their remarkable achievements and sportsmanship.

“We were thrilled to partner with «One Run» to put Pakistan on the
global sports map,” said Shoaib Nizami, CEO, of Sports in Pakistan.
“This event not only promoted our sports talent but also showcased our
country’s beauty and warm hospitality to the world, setting a
benchmark for future events on an international platform.”

Sports in Pakistan had the privilege of bringing pride to Pakistan by
being among 15 other countries to participate in the historic half
marathon, alongside Kyrgyzstan, Russia, China, Brazil, Egypt, Serbia,
Belarus, Bahrain, Qatar, UAE, Cameroon, Nepal, Armenia, Tajikistan,
and Uzbekistan. This global event drew an impressive turnout of over
180,000 people worldwide, and we are honored to have played a role in
putting Pakistan on the international sports map.

The One Run International Half Marathon in Karachi was an
unforgettable experience, uniting runners, and sports enthusiasts from
around the globe. We celebrated a historic moment for sports in