April 2nd, “World Autism Awareness Day 2018”, The Int.
Lebanese Desert Runner, Ali Wehbi run the Lebanese coast from border
to border for a total of 224.3km within a time frame of 39Hrs
non-stop, and set a new Guinness World Record for the first
time in the region.
Wehbi stated, "This run is dedicated to all persons with autism, all
families dealing with it, all autism organizations offering support,
research and treatments, each and every person is touched by it
directly and indirectly."
Iconic landmarks of Lebanon which Wehbi passed (Tripoli Castle,
Raouche Rock, Saida Castle and Sour Old Heritage) were lit in blue
for the #LightItUpBlue campaign
to raise awareness.
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