Aspire Zone Launches First IAU 50km World Championships

During a press conference held yesterday at the Torch Hotel, Aspire Zone Foundation announced that it is hosting the first IAU 50KM World Championships, in collaboration with the International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU) and the Qatar Athletics Federation (QAF). The Championship will take place on Friday, 4 December.

The unique event will be hosted by Aspire Zone annually through to 2017 as part of the IAU’s ongoing efforts to developing ultradistance running internationally.

Spokespeople present at the press conference included Abdullah Al Khater, Events Manager at Aspire Zone Foundation; Nadeem Khan, IAU Director of Communications; and Mohammad Sulaiman, Assistant Secretary General of the Qatar Athletics Federation.