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Under the continued patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union (GWU), President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF), the "Mother of the UAE”, the 12 th edition of the UAE’s largest annual walkathon, Walk 2018 , took place yesterday at Abu Dhabi’s iconic Yas Marina Circuit with the common objective to raise awareness about diabetes.

To encourage Emirati intellectuals, athletes and community activists to participate in the Sharjah Sports Family Award (SSFA), the award’s organisers have launched an Ambassadors Programme, under which top local media figures and social media influencers will promote the event’s message. SSFA encourages Emirati families to adopt healthy lifestyles through sports, and foster a sense of loyalty and community spirit. The award also seeks to strengthen national cohesion by recognising locals’ achievements in sports, encourage younger generations to take up sports and athletics professionally.

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