Batumi hosts night marathon to promote healthy lifestyle

Saturday's night marathon aimed at promoting healthy lifestyle. Photos: Batumi City Hall/Facebook, 21 Apr 2019 - 15:05, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia’s Black Sea town of Batumi hosted a night marathon yesterday evening, aimed at promoting a healthy lifestyle.

Known as the Great Batumi Night Race, the competition engaged thousands of participants from dozens of countries, including Germany, Spain and England.

Photos: Batumi City Hall/Facebook

The Head of the Adjara Government Tornike Rizhvadze, who was among the participants, spoke of importance of the marathon.

This is an important race not only because it promotes healthy lifestyle, but it also boosts tourism potential of Batumi”, Rizhvadze said.

Photo: The Great Batumi NIght Race/Facebook

The marathon revealed its winners.

The winners among men are:

  • Cheruiyot Sang Benard
  • Kering Hillary
  • Khazarishvili Davit

The winners among women are:

  • Kimeli Daisy Jeptoo
  • Arusio Emily Chepkemoi
  • Rukhlyada Elena

Photo: The Great Batumi NIght Race/Facebook