Adel Radwan, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Youth and Sports for Ismailia governorate, issued a statement announcing a marathon for bicycles to be held Saturday for the purpose of tourism promotion.
According to Radwan, 120 young men and women of Egyptian, Arab and foreign nationalties would take part in the marathon under the supervision of the Ministry of Youth and Sports.
Radwan added (on Wednesday) that the course of the marathon starts from the Sports Stadium on the ring road until it reaches Corniche Number 6 in Ismailia city.
Participants will pass by the Suez Canal as well as Ismailia Museum.
Ismailia was chosen to host this important event, because of its prime location and its readiness to host both local and international sports competitions, Radwan explained.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm