At the NAS Night Challenge arena.
PHOTO BY ARCHIVE
DUBAI – This Ramadan, the 4km night-time obstacle course NAS Night Challenge is back with over Dh144,000 in prize money at Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex.
The event’s third incarnation during Dubai Sports Council’s NAS Sports Tournament brings more prize money than ever before, with the male, female and team professional heats being in with a shout of winning part of the Dh144,000 prize money. The first leg of the event happened on Thursday, with the last leg on May 16.
The course this year is along 4km, and the obstacles include some long-time classics and some new surprises that participants will have to crawl, swing, jump, and climb their way around.
An obstacle course like no other, the atmosphere at NAS Night Challenge is, quite literally, lit. Held under the stars, think neon lighting, fire pits, and glowing obstacles. It’s a favourite with many participants for a reason, and is also perfect for a first foray into obstacle course racing for those who haven’t tried it before.
“The night-time element of this exciting event makes it something a bit different from all of the other obstacle courses in the region… We can’t wait to see our previous participants take on an even tougher and more exhilarating course than last year and do their best to improve on their times, and of course to welcome new participants to the NAS Night Challenge course,” said Troy Gilham, Managing Director of Warrior Events, the company behind NAS Night Challenge.
Saeed Al Hareb, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council, stated “As always, we are committed to encouraging people from across the city to get active and NAS Night Challenge is a fantastic opportunity for them do so. We very much look forward to seeing another successful NAS Night Challenge as part of the NAS Sports Tournament this Ramadan.”
Hassan Al Mazrooai, the tournament manager was quoted, “The NAS Night Challenge is emerging as one of the most popular events of the NAS Sports Tournament, with thousands of participants of different nationalities – young and old, men and women – taking part in the past two years.”
The event is open to all male and female UAE nationals and residents over the age of 16.
The categories for competition are as follows:
1. Individual Category – Male: All UAE Nationals, residents and participants from outside the country shall be allowed to participate in this category.
2. Individual Category – Female: All UAE Nationals, residents and participants from outside the country shall be allowed to participate in this category.
3. Team Category – Male/or mixed: All UAE Nationals, residents and participants from outside the country shall be allowed to participate in this category.
4. Team Category – Female: All UAE Nationals, residents and participants from outside the country shall be allowed to participate in this category, (team members must be all female).
Individuals event (Male and Female)
Date: Thursday, May 16, 9pm to 12am
Prize Money: TBC
Location: Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex
Pro Heats (Individual and Group): $65
Open Heats (Individual and Group): $55
Registration click here
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