Dasman Diabetes Institute in partnership with the Public Authority for Youth and Sports patronized the First Marathon for Kuwait’s Development, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and other institutions. The Marathon falls in line with Kuwait’s National Development Plan for the year 2012-2013 and it aims to raise awareness on the importance of exercising and the prevalence of diabetes. The top ten winners from each category were awarded prizes. The marathon took place on Thursday, 14th March 2013, on the gulf street.