Nov 17 2018,07:30 AM
Souq Sharq

About Gulf Bank 642 Marathon 2018

What is 642?
642 is the total number of muscles in the human body!
Gulf Bank 642 Marathon is made for every individual who wants to experience a run, touring through the beautiful landmarks of Kuwait. From challenging athletes to beginners and even families. This event caters to everyone. 
Pick your distance and run! 
We will pass by the famous landmarks such as: Souq Mubarakiya, Grand Mosque, Kuwait Towers, Gulf Road and Souq Sharq



Events Details

Date:         17th November, 2018
Location:   Souq Sharq

Warm up:       7:15AM
Race Start:     7:30AM
Ceremony:     12:00PM 
Cut Off time:  1:30PM 


Registration is now Open!

Come join the biggest running event in Kuwait! Registration is now open! 



Total Participant

Category Price

Category Price  
5KM 10.000 KD Register
10KM 13.000 KD Register
21KM 18.000 KD Register
42KM 25.000 KD Register



Frequently Asked Questions

The race starts at the entrance bridge of Souq Sharq, heading towards the left and to Souq AlMubarakiya. The race ends back at Souq Sharq, ahead of the start line in front of the Cinemas
You log on to and register yourself or you visit one of the outlets and register there by signing up and paying in cash.
No. Per our official event rules and guidelines: Sale, transfer, alteration or duplication of race entry/bib is strictly prohibited.
5K - 11 years and above ,10K - 15 years and above, 21K - 18 years and above, 42K - 18 years and above
You can download your official Finisher'sCertificate after completing the race from
The race will be held on Saturday, 17th of November 2018, at Souq Sharq
Registration will close on the 16th of November (or earlier if all distances are full)