Dubai Run set to return on Sheikh Zayed Road on November 26


The upcoming version of Dubai Run, scheduled on November 27, is prone to see a rise within the variety of individuals.
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Dubai: Dubai Run, one of many key highlights of the Dubai Health Problem, is all set to return to Sheikh Zayed Street on November 26 (Friday). Registration for the extremely anticipated occasion is now open for runners of all ages and talents.

Following the success of Dubai Run over the past two years, 1000’s of persons are anticipated to take to town’s large working monitor, with a 5km route designed particularly for households and a 10km route for leisure {and professional} runners.

The occasion is aligned with the directives of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of The Government Council of Dubai, to rework town into the world’s most energetic metropolis and the broader imaginative and prescient to make Dubai the world’s finest metropolis to stay in, work and go to.

With the beginning line close to the spectacular Museum of Future, all runners will go a few of Dubai’s immediately recognisable landmarks together with Emirates Towers and Downtown Dubai earlier than crossing the ending line at Al Mustaqbal Avenue close to the Dubai World Commerce Centre. Runners on the 10km route can even go by The Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa and Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard.


This yr, there are many alternatives to prepare for Dubai Run with warm-up occasions going down throughout town in October and November. These embody The Dubai Educational Metropolis Run, Dubai South Run, CBD Run on The Palm and the Dubai Design District Run in addition to a particular run for Halloween on 30 October and the Expo 2020 Dubai Run on 19 November. Runners who register for Dubai Run will obtain a restricted version Dubai Run t-shirt, courtesy of Solar and Sand Sports activities, produced from sustainable cloth (restricted numbers accessible).

Ahmed Al Khaja, CEO of Dubai Festivals & Retail Institution, stated: “Dubai Run epitomises every little thing that the Dubai Health Problem stands for. It’s an occasion the place everybody can become involved no matter their age or working means is. We welcome walkers or runners, individuals in wheelchairs, eight-year-olds or 80-year-olds. All that issues is participating, getting open air and embracing a extra energetic life-style. Operating on Sheikh Zayed Street and across the sights of Dubai is an expertise the place recollections are made, and I sit up for seeing residents, residents and guests on the beginning line on Friday 26 November.”

Saeed Hareb, Secretary Common of Dubai Sports activities Council stated: “Dubai Run has turn out to be a signature occasion within the Dubai Health Problem annual calendar of occasions. Following the nice success final yr with tens of 1000’s of individuals, we anticipate even larger attendance this yr from sport and health lovers of all ages, nationalities and capabilities, in addition to skilled and newbie runners. We sit up for reworking Sheikh Zayed Street into a large working monitor and bringing Dubai one step nearer to changing into some of the energetic cities on the earth.

With multiple million members of the neighborhood anticipated to participate, all DFC actions will adjust to COVID-19 rules and social distancing mandates. Contributors are additionally inspired to observe tips round their very own security, similar to sporting masks when in public areas.

Dubai Run is organised by Dubai Tourism and Dubai Sports activities Council with presenting companion Mai Dubai; affiliation companions Emaar, Etisalat, Fitbit, and Solar & Sand Sports activities; Official companions Emirates Airline and Midday; authorities companions Occasion’s Safety Committee, Dubai Well being Authority (DHA), Dubai Police, Dubai Company For Ambulance Providers and Roads & Transport Authority (RTA); and media and app companions Arabian Radio Community (ARN) and STEPPI. Register now for Dubai Run at

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