Things to do in Doha: Enroll the kids in the mini athletics championships for free

There’s a mini Khalifa Stadium where youngsters can win medals

Things to do in Doha: Enroll the kids in the mini athletics championships for free

With the IAAF World Athletics Championships 2019 starting in Doha, there’s plenty of things to do for the next few days.

Don’t miss out on checking the little athletics at Doha Festival City until October 3.

Doha Festival City has partnered with the Local Organising Committee of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 to host a World Athletic Championship competition for children.

The event is currently taking place at a mini Khalifa Stadium in the Centre Court on the first floor at Doha Festival City.

The venue is open daily, from 2pm to 10pm on weekdays, and until 11pm from Thursdays to Saturdays.

Children are welcome to play and enjoy a variety of activities including jumping, throwing, relay races, sprints and hurdles.

On Mondays and Wednesdays, experienced coaches will be on the ground to offer training sessions for three hours at each pit, while on weekends children will compete against each other to win medals.

On October 3, there will be a meet and greet with the IAAF ambassadors, Ashton Eaton and Mike Powell, at 2pm. The visit will take place at the mini athletics activation area.

Your upcoming family weekend plan is sorted.
Free for all children aged four to 14. Until Oct 3, Sun-Wed 2pm-10pm; Thu-Sat 2pm-11pm. Doha Festival City, Umm Slal Mohammed, www.dohafestivalcity.com.

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