ROSHN partners with Saudi Sports for All Federation to present Jeddah’s first official half marathon

  1. ROSHN partners with Saudi Sports for All Federation to present Jeddah’s first official half marathon
  2. The partnership comes as part of a wider effort to encourage physical activity, wellbeing, and community engagement. ROSHN continues to work with Saudi Sport for All Federation to bring sporting infrastructure to its new communities across the Kingdom


Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – 10 December 2022: ROSHN, the Kingdom’s leading real estate developer, partners with the Saudi Sports for All Federation to present the 2022 Jeddah Half Marathon. Taking place on Saturday, December 10th, the event was held at the Jeddah Yacht Club and featured multiple length races suitable all ages and ability levels including a 4km family run, a 10km race and a half-marathon.

“ROSHN is very pleased to be a part of Jeddah’s first official half marathon,” said David Grover, Group CEO of ROSHN. “A major part of the ROSHN vision is building a sustainable, human-centric way of life in Saudi Arabia. The Jeddah Half Marathon is an exciting opportunity to encourage inclusive, community engagement while promoting physical activity and wellbeing amongst citizens and residents of all ages and abilities.”

ROSHN’s support of the Jeddah Half Marathon is part of a wider partnership with the Saudi Sports for All Federation to support the Vision 2030 goal of increasing physical activity in the Kingdom by 40% by 2030. In line with ROSHN’s ambition to enhance the quality of life of the Kingdom’s citizens, ROSHN’s agreement with the Federation includes the operation and maintenance of a series of sports domes within ROSHN communities, bolstering the array of leisure and entertainment amenities that ROSHN offers its residents, encouraging community engagement and promoting wellbeing.

Powered by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, ROSHN is spearheading the development of the domestic real estate and construction industry, while become a national champion, a driver of change, and an innovation accelerator. ROSHN communities are designed to enhance interaction between residents and encourage a healthy lifestyle with a variety of essential facilities such as green spaces, cycle tracks, hospitals, medical centers, schools, mosques, and retail outlets. ROSHN’s events and partnerships are strategically chosen to enhance the value provided to Saudi society at large.

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