IAAF.org: 15,000 answer Bidouane’s women’s race call
More than 15,000 women and young girls, of different social classes, from the age of 12 to 70, replied to the call of Nezha Bidouane, President of the Association of “Women, Realization and Values”, which on Sunday (12), organised the first ever women’s race in Temara, Morocco, to celebrate International Women’s Day.
Following the established charity/ fun run initiatives of other African greats like 1984 Olympic 400m Hurdles champion Nawal el Moutawakel, IAAF Council Member, who organizes the annual famous women’s race “Courir pour le plaisir (run for fun), and double Olympic Champion, Hicham El Guerrouj, who is the initiator of international road race “Le foulees internationals de Berkane”, Bidouane has now also invested her energy into organisation of a sporting festival.
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