Muscat: Bank Muscat, the flagship financial services provider in the Sultanate, in line with its ‘Let’s Do More’ vision and commitment to partnership in promoting Oman as a sporting nation, extended support and participated in XDubai Spartan Race held at Jebel Sifah Sifawy Boutique hotel.
Coinciding with the 35th anniversary of the bank and leading by example, over 30 bank employees led by management team members joined the large turn-out of participants in the event aimed at promoting a healthy lifestyle.
The event featured the Spartan Sprint (5+ KM/ 20+ obstacles) and the Spartan Super (13+ KM/ 25+ obstacles), as well as the Junior Spartan (for ages 4 to 14) with obstacles that kids have always dreamed of, bringing up the Spartan within from an early age.
With 130 events globally in 21 countries and six continents, Spartan is the pioneer of modern obstacle races, which have become the fastest-growing participant sport in the world. The race in Muscat attracted thousands of Spartans, including participants from around the world who came to test their endurance against a range of obstacles.
The XDubai Spartan Race is for participants of all levels and abilities. The goal is to inspire people to lead a fitter, healthier life. Participants can enter individually or as a team and one of the main benefits is working together to overcome the various challenges and help each other excel.
Aimed at promoting a healthy lifestyle, Bank Muscat has been associated with adventure sports events in Oman. Adventure sports manifest a striking parallel to the bank’s corporate ethos characterised by its determination to take on challenges and prove its leadership capabilities. The bank’s support to the event stemmed from its commitment to raise awareness on the healthy lifestyle as well as encourage youth activities. The bank’s participation was aimed at setting an example for corporates to lend support to develop Oman as a sports destination and thereby promote the Sultanate’s tourism potential.
Bank Muscat has adopted a series of measures to support sporting activities and develop the potential of youth. True to its commitment, Bank Muscat remains at the forefront in offering the required encouragement and support to develop the skills of youth who represent the future of Oman. The support for the XDubai Spartan Race reflected the bank’s commitment to encouraging health, social interaction and integration through the promotion of sport and physical activity.