On the occasion of Qatar’s National Sports Day, McDonald’s Qatar, the leading food service in Qatar, cemented its support for Aquathlon, a swim-run multisport activity, for the 2nd running year. The 3rd edition of Aquathlon took place on the 12th of February at the beach area of Katara Cultural Village.
The Katara Aquathlon was organized alongside Katara Cultural Village and supported by Qatar Cycling and Triathlon Federation. During the event, McDonald’s Qatar handed over sports shirts to the participants during the race. The sponsorship strongly underlines McDonald’s persistent commitment to champion such initiatives and programs that help serve as a platform for a healthier community.
A fun, healthy and engaging competition saw an impressive number of contestants who joined the race from different nationalities with the same objective of a jump start to healthy living through participating in endurance sports.
Mr. Mithqual Abunnaser, McDonald’s Qatar General Manager said: “McDonald’s Qatar has been sponsoring numerous sporting event for many years and we are proud to be associated once again with one of the most sought-after endurance sports activity. This sponsorship is but a continuity to our pledge to support events that aims at creating strong awareness of the various health benefits brought about by a well-balanced, active and sporty lifestyle and the positive impact of sports in general on every individual’s life”.
Since inception, McDonald’s Qatar has been renowned for being a patron of sports in Qatar owing to its deep communal pledge towards the nation in supporting Qatar in carving a deep mark on the world’s Sports map.