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Jordan Trail Run concludes in Aqaba

By JT - Dec 02,2017 - Last updated at Dec 02,2017

AMMAN — The Jordan Trail association on Friday concluded the Jordan Trail Run in Aqaba, under the patronage of Tourism Minister Lina Annab, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

Jordanian athlete Mohammad Al Sweity and British runner Alfie Pearce-Higgins concluded the 650-kilometre-long Jordan Trail Run, passing through 52 villages across the Kingdom.

During the ceremony, Annab said that the Jordan Trail association has put the Kingdom on the map of adventure tourism, noting the growing international interest in the sector.

She said the trail has become a global symbol in the sporting field, attracting large numbers of tourists and contributing to the development of the economy and the local communities.

The Director General of the Association Basheer Daoud, announced that the association is considering organising an annual Jordan Trail ultra marathon.

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