Over 1,000 children on Saturday participated in a two-kilometer race organized under the title “Running into the Future”. The race took place at the Sami Abdulrahman Park in Erbil.

With broad public participation and as a sympathy to cancer patients at the Hiwa hospital in Sulaymaniyah, the hiwa ( hope ) Marathon in Sulaymaniyah succeeded in delivering a message for peace and humanity, and to encourage the citizens for giving and make an effort  in order to reduce and end the suffering of those infected with this disease.