Marathon Participation


On November 7, 2010, participants from different NGOs that are supportive of tobacco control policies in Lebanon – mainly Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI), ANERA, Rotaryact - participated, as advocates for this cause, in the Beirut Marathon, under the theme of “Run for Tobacco Free Lebanon”. On the race day, more than 1000 participants were wearing T-shirts that had messages such "Towards a Smoke Free Lebanon" or "To 100% Smoke Free Public Places with the pictures of lungs on it from the back and front.