Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai.
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DUBAI – Sheikh Zayed Road will be closed to traffic to become a 10km running track on November 8, according to organisers of Dubai Fitness Challenge.
This is the first time that Dubai’s iconic 14-lane highway will be turned into the main venue for Dubai Run 30X30 as part of Dubai Fitness Challenge.
The open event features a 5km-run and a 10km-run that both starts and ends at the Dubai World Trade Centre. CLICK HERE FOR FULL GUIDE
The 5km fun run is open to everyone of all ages, while the 10km-run is open to anyone 18 or older. Participants need to register on platinumlist.net prior to the event. Children under 8 do not need to register for the 5km fun run. Click here to register
All participants must register online and can start collecting their race kits from November 5 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC):
o November 5, Tuesday: 4pm to 10pm
o November 6, Wednesday: 9am to 11:59pm
o November 7, Thursday: 9am to 10pm
Or at selected Sun & Sand Sports from November 6.
On race day, free parking will be open at DWTC from 5am, and participants are requested to be ready on the track with their race number visible by 6:15am for the 10km race, and 6:30am for the 5km fun run. The 10km run will start at 6:30am, followed by the 5km fun run at 6:45am. Latecomers will not be allowed to take part in the race.
The Dubai Fitness Challenge is a government initiative to encourage Dubai residents to put in at least 30 minutes of daily exercise for 30 days. The challenge runs until November 16. ICA/Expat Media
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