Doha, 28 January 2024 - Qatar Sports For All concluded QRS Winter Edition 2024 at Al Bidda Park, with the participation of 286 athletes. The events comprise of distances ranging from Mini-Kids 800M to adults 10K.
The four-race QRS Winter Edition 2024 is organized in collaboration with Ministry of Sports and Youth and Qatar Sports For All in Doha Expo 2023.
Race competitions were held for distances 3K, 5K, and 10K, along with 800 meters for children. 138 male and female competitors took part in the children’s race. In the 10K race, 46 males and 8 females participated, while the 5K race included 43 males and females. In the 3K race, 83 males and 55 females competed from all categories and ages.
The 4-race series have a points system which will count towards the overall series awards. Points are calculated based on the athlete's finish position in their category.
As the adult races offer several distances (10K, 5K & 3K), points will be equally allocated for each distance. The winner in each category will receive 50 points, followed by 49 points for 2nd place, 48 for 3rd place, 47 points for 4th place and so on. The minimum point for completing a race is 20. In the event of a tie, the athlete with higher distance covered over the series will be the winner. If they are tied on points and distance, then the athlete with the lowest aggregate time will be placed higher. In the event athletes cannot be separated by points, distance and time, then both will be placed jointly in the standings.