Riyadh [Saudi Arabia]: Women in large numbers in Saudi Arabia participated for the first time in an all-female marathon.
All-female marathon in Saudi Arabia for the first time
The three kilometer run, titled 'Al-Ahsa Runs', took place on Saturday in the eastern province of al-Ahsa.
Mizna al-Nassar of Saudi Arabia won the first place; she completed the race in 15 minutes leaving behind her rivals from different nationalities.
The Saudi General Directorate of Sports, al-Moosa Hospital and al-Ahsa municipality sponsored the marathon.