Al- Istiqlal University’s Students win first Places in the World Running Day for Peace


Al- Istiqlal University won the first place "World Running Day for Peace" marathon of 10 kilometers, which is organized by the General Federation of Military Sports and attended by about 500 members of the Palestinian security institution, on Monday 18th of February 2019, in Jericho.

The female students of Al Istiqlal-University had the first three places in the race, as follow: Ruba Najm, Tabarak Abu Abed and Ranin Ayyad, this came in parallel with the achievement of the student Mohammed Kharoub the first place on the male competition which includes participants from the various security agencies.

Furthermore, Prof. Dr. Saleh Abu Osbaa met the winners and praised their efforts and the outstanding sporting activity through the “World Running Day for Peace”, wishing the students and their trainers permanent success in their sport participations. 

It is noteworthy that Palestine embodied a message of love and peace by organizing the “World Running Day for Peace" marathon, especially with the accession of about (136) countries to the International Council of Military Sports.