The Fundamentals & Administration Department of the College of Nursing in collaboration with the Risk Management Office at Sultan Qaboos University organized a walkathon under the theme “Walk for Your Health” at the University campus on Saturday, 10 November 2018. Close to 200 people registered and 136 took part in the 4-km walkathon. The walkathon was conducted to increase the awareness of the community regarding the health benefits of regular physical activity, regular walking, and healthy lifestyle. The event was participated by the faculty, students, and other employees of the university, their families and friends, making it a great community-building event.
Dr. Omar Al Rawajfah, the Dean of College of Nursing welcomed the gathering. Dr. Salim Al Harthi the Director of the Risk Management Office gave his remarks and opened the event. During the valedictory the three winners in each category: male, female, and children, were given medals by the Dean and Dr. Huda Al Noumani, Assistant Dean for Training and Community Services.
The winners in male category are: Mr. Ahmed Al Rwahi (1st place); Omar Ali Al Gaithi (2nd place); Yahya Al (3rd place). Female category: Ms. Angie Hesham Atef Mohammed (1st place); Dr. Blessy Prabha Valsaraj (2nd place); Ms.Nadia Al Rawahi (3rd place). Children: Ahmed Omar Al Omari (1st place); Adam Omar Al Omari (2nd place); Mohammed Omar Al Omari (3rd place).