(Amman – October 2017) Bank of Jordan (BoJ) sponsored a team of 20 students from Amman Baccalaureate School who participated in the School’s Marathon held on Friday, Oct. 20th, 2017. Students and their parents competed in the race which continued for eight hours - non-stop.

Hikayat Simsim characters (Tun Tun and Elmo) also took part in the event, adding joyous atmospheres. Medals and trophies were handed to winners, while BoJ distributed gifts to team members, their parents, and other members of the audience.

Sponsoring the event falls under BoJ Corporate Social Responsibility programs, aimed at promoting a healthy lifestyle in schools and the community at large through exercise. It also seeks to develop children’s athletic talents and engage parents alongside their children in such sporting events.