Kuwait Finance House (KFH) has opened the door for registration in the KFH Obstacles Challenge in collaboration with Suffix Event Management Co., to be held on Saturday 26/3/2022 at Marina Beach.
KFH indicated that this competition comes as part of the event series held by the bank during the year to support youth and sports and affirm the bank’s role in social responsibility.
KFH revealed that this race shall be 5 km long and obstacles shall be at different heights for participants. The competition shall be available for the youth category (men) +16 years and participants shall be divided into 4 different categories:
- First category : 16 – 24 years
- Second Category : 25 – 34 years
- Third Category : 35 – 44 years
- Fourth category : 45 years and above
KFH shall present valuable prizes to the winners in this challenge as part of its support to sports and youth. The first three winners “at all categories and participants level” shall receive prizes worth KD 6000 i.e. KD 3000 for first position, KD 2000 for second position and KD 1000 for the third position. The first three winners in each category shall receive a trophy and a medal while all participants reaching the finish line shall receive valuable medals.
Regarding registration method, KFH emphasized that registration shall be available for participants through KFH website www.kfh.com or the website of Suffix Event Management Co., www.suffix.events. Also, there will be other registration channels which shall be announced later through KFH social media channels @kfhGroup.
Each participant in the race shall receive all equipment required for the race including a special bag which shall carry the participant No. and the race official shirt. As KFH is keen on conducting a perfect organization of the event each participant shall be given an electronic chip to authenticate the start and finish timings and register the results accurately.
During the signing ceremony of the strategic partnership, KFH Assistant Sponsorships & CSR Manager – Abdulaziz Deyab said that KFH is keen on supporting sport and youth initiatives as part of its strategy to focus on youth and part of its integrated sustainability strategy.
Deyab noted that this event which is titled “Self-Challenge” is the biggest event of its kind in Kuwait as it fulfils youth aspirations in the sporting field.
He indicated that there will be a considerable participation in the competition as KFH has received, on its social media channels, several inquiries about registration and participation in the competition.
On the other hand, Project Development Officer at Suffix Event Management Co. Ahmed Al-Tawala expressed his delight and pleasure with KFH trust in this major collaboration. He added that such events reflect KFH keenness to support sports and youth and its belief in social service and the benefit of all segments and categories of society.
Al-Tawala reiterated that the cooperation between Suffix and KFH is 5 years old, during which several sport and health events were held with the participation of thousands of youths. He emphasized the significance of continuing this fruitful cooperation to achieve further successes that would increase society’s sport and health awareness.