If you’re in Riyadh this Saturday, be part of history, join me and 10,000 other women gathering to celebrate health and raise awareness about breast cancer, and break a Guinness World Record in the process! How many people can say they’ve broken a Guinness World record? Now is your chance to do it, have some fun and also support a good cause in the process!
“10KSA invites women to come to Princess Nourah University in Riyadh to take part in an afternoon of awareness and education activities. The highlight will be the formation of the World’s Largest Human Awareness Ribbon. We need 10,000 women to take part in the Ribbon and would like more women than 10,000 to attend.”
When: 12 December 2015, 3 pm until 11pm. Guinness World record breaking human ribbon starts around 6-7 pm.
Location: Princess Nourah University, Riyadh, located near to the KKIA. Once inside the campus the event grounds are at the Sports Complex both indoors and outdoors.
Who can join: free event for all women of all nationalities over 14 years old, register at gate or register online.
Register online: www.10ksa.com/signup
Dress code: it’s outdoors so dress warmly, no high heels, the ribbon will be formed on a grass field. As it’s an female only event you can remove your abaya. If you plan on joining any of the fitness classes you might want to take a change of clothing and make sure you have the right shoes for it. A pink scarf will be given upon entry to all participants to wear when forming the ribbon.
What to bring:
-Patience. As with any event of this caliber, it’s going to take a lot of co-operation from everyone to follow the rules and wait for their turn in order for everything to go as smoothly as possible.
-Bring cash; there will be food vendors and other stalls. (ATM also available onsite though)
Your ID for registering.
What happens there:
Free fitness classes by Empowerment Hub, spinning, yoga, zumba, salsa. Physical activities training taekwondo, basketball, judo.
Food stalls, exhibitions, awareness campaigns, health screening, education. Stalls by different hospitals, charities, ministries, Saudi Olympic Committee.
Ministry of Tourism; Colors of Saudi, Leave no trace, Live Saudi arts exhibitions.
You will be given a tote bag at the entrance with 10KSA logo and inside the bag you will have a special designed pink scarf to wear when forming the ribbon.
How to get there: UBER is offering free rides to women going to this event! Enter the code #10KSA when ordering your car. Your ride will drop you off at the PNU University gate drop off points. After security checks. you’ll be taken to the event location with with shuttle bus (the PNU area is huuuge)
See you there!
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Hello there, I’m Laura, the founder, author and manager of Blue Abaya, the first travel blog in Saudi Arabia established in 2010. Travel has always been my passion- so far I’ve visited 69 countries and I’m always on the lookout for new adventures inside and outside of Saudi Arabia! Having visited all corners of the Kingdom with over a decade of experience, I have a vast knowledge base about travel and tourism in Saudi Arabia.