Thursday, January 09, 2020

Saudi Arabia: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Endurance Cup set to roll

ArabNews.com - Full Article

January 9 2020

The 120-km endurance race — in which riders will complete four laps through the desert and mountains of AlUla
ALULA: The Royal Commission for AlUla and the official organizers of the Winter at Tantora festival announced the launch of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Endurance Cup 2020, which will take place on Feb. 1 in association with the Saudi Arabian Equestrian Federation.

The 120-km endurance race — in which riders will complete four laps through the desert and mountains of AlUla — offers SR15 million ($4 million) in prize money for the winning riders.

AlUla’s equestrian associations extend back more than 8,000 years, as evidenced by rock art found in archaeological sites in Jabal ‘Akma and Al-Aqrah...

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