10K WOMEN’S CHALLENGE RACE INFORMATION

Critical Areas to Note

Gathering areas: Beirut Waterfront, seaside (Normandie)
Start Line: Park Avenue Street, Beirut Waterfront
Finish Line: Park Avenue Street, Beirut Waterfront

Race Start Times

10k Women’s challenge race: 9:00 am
5 km special needs category: 9:40am
1 km Run with MOM: 9:45 am
5 km Fun Run: 10:00 am

Where to Park on Race Day

Next to Biel, Parking area inside waterfront Beirut

How to get to parking areas on race day

Participants coming from South:

• Khaldeh Road – Airport new highway
• Kuweit Embassy tunnel
• Salim Slam bridge
• Right towards Fouad Chehab bridge
• Left towards Georges Haddad then left reaching immigrants statue and down towards Chark helou station then Beirut Port intersection to Georges Haddad intersection reaching Biel Parking.

Participants coming from North:

• Daoura highway reaching immigrant statue down towards Chark helou station then Beirut Port intersection to Georges Haddad intersection reaching Biel Parking.

Participants coming from Bekaa and Mount Lebanon:

• Emile Lahhoud highway reaching Forum de Beyrouth then right towards karantina highway then right towards Port de Beyrouth after immigrant statue down towards Chark helou station or Biel Parking.

Road Closure

Road closure intersection Park Avenue st. at water front area Beirut sea side (Normandie) down town, Saturday 25-05-2013 at 6:00 am till Sunday 26/05/2013 at 4:00 pm

Course Road closure, 26 May 2013 starting 5:00 am to be reopened gradually in coordination with the internal security forces.

10 km Race (Course details):

• Start at water front near Karagula bldg.
• Towards Karagula bldg.
• Right to Four Seasons Hotel
• Towards Hard Rock Café
• Along the Cornish reaching “Bain Militaire”
• Then U- Turn to go back at the Sports Club towards Ein El Mreisseh
• Turn right after the Mosque to ESA
• Then turn left towards the AUH next Rotana Gefinor Hotel, Climanceau St.
• Then left to Roma St passing by CMC reaching Bank Med Intersection.
• Going down to Bab Idriss towards Bank Aousi
• Right to Banks St. and Riad El Solh
• Left towards Azariyeh bldg.
• At Mohamad El Amine Mosque go left against the traffic towards Nahar Bldg.
• Left to Weegan St. passing by Beirut Municipality.
• At Aoudi Bank turn right to Park Avenue St. to cross the finish line at the waterfront.

5km race (course details):

• Start at water front near Karagula bldg.
• Right to Four Seasons Hotel Towards Hard Rock Café
• Turn 180 degree facing international college.
• Along the Cornish reaching MC Donalds
• Then right towards Phoenicia Hotel passing under the tunnel to four seasons hotel
• Then right reaching Karagula bldg. then left to the waterfront towards finish line

1km race (course details):

• Start at water front near Karagula bldg.
• Right to Four Seasons Hotel
• Then turn 180 degree reaching Porche company
• Then right to Adnan El Hakim St.
• Then left towards Francois El Hajj St. against the traffic
• Reaching Birytous bldg then left towards Beirut waterfront with the traffic to the finish line.

Bib PickUp

Date: Thursday May 23rd – Saturday May 25th 2013
Time: 12:00 noon – 9:00 pm.
Venue: Beirut Souks, near Antoine Library

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