Speaking in a local gathering here on Thursday, Paolo Barghini said the runners are from Germany, Norway, Italy, Morocco and other countries and noted that the two Moroccan runners are among the most professional runners of the world.
Barghini who is one of the marathon champions of the world expressed the hope that by holding the super marathon Iran, Kerman and the beautiful Lut Desert will be introduced to the world, also hoping for holding 30 marathons in Kerman.
Meanwhile, Mehdi Siavoshi, head of the tourism commission and services of Kerman chamber of commerce emphasized that holding the super marathon will be highly effective in the development of tourism in the province and said Kerman desert is one of the tourism attractions of Iran which needs further presentation.
Iran’s Silk Road Super Marathon will be held in an area of 260 km, also including Gandom Beryan which is being considered as the hottest spot in the world.
The super marathon is referred to competitions jogging trail of which is over 42 km.