500 elders compete in GAM-organized walking race

[03-07-2022 02:14 PM]

Ammon News - About 500 Jordanians gathered on Saturday to compete in an elderly walking race organized by the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) on Saturday evening in collaboration with the Right Track company.

Aged sixty or above, participants competed in a running track in the al-Hussein Public Parks, taking off from the Royal Automobile Museum's yard.

This first-of-a-kind initiative in Jordan aims to encourage the elderly to play sports, said the GAM's Director of the Department of Utilities and Social Programs, Ghaida Hadid.

The sports initiative comes within the efforts and programs implemented by the GAM through its project: "Amman, an elder-friendly city."

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