The annual Dubai Marathon 2023 was organized on Sunday, February 12 in which runners from all over the world participated. Many Pakistani runners also participated in the event especially from Islamabad and Karachi. Pakistani expatriates also participated in Dubai.
Runners from Islamabad Running Club and Wednesday Night Pacers put up some impressive performances. Amin Mukaty from Karachi completed the marathon distance of 42.2km with a time of 2 hours 50 minutes while Bilal Ehsan from Islamabad finished in 3 hours 20 minutes. Fahad Qureshi, Fida Hussain, Rehman Azhar, Yawar Siddique, Furqan, Talal and Shahid Shah are other notable runners in the marathon.
The Pakistani runners impressed many of their countrymen.
Dubai marathon is one of the biggest sports in the UAE calendar. More than 16 thousand runners from all over the world participated this year.
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