The Dubai South Ride and Dubai South Run will start on November 5, 2023.


Dubai South Ride, Dubai South Run to kick off on November 5

The first Dubai South Ride and Dubai South Run will kick off on Sunday (November 5) as part of the ongoing Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC).

Starting at 7am, the Dubai South Ride will start at Dubai South HQ Building. According to organisers, cyclists “will embark on a thrilling journey along a meticulously designed course, comprising flat and open roads around the area of Al Maktoum International Airport.”

There are two challenging distances to choose from – participants can either opt for the 40km route or push their limits with the more demanding 80km course.

The Dubai South Run, meanwhile, will start at 4:30pm – also from the Dubai South HQ Building. It is open to all runners of all abilities, with 3km, 5km, and 10km routes. Entry fee is Dh50 per person.

Registration is now open for both events, with participants encouraged to secure their spots early. To register visit

All participants will receive a race pack containing essentials such as race bib, t-shirt, timing chip, and a convenient bag drop tag.

Finishers will receive medals, certificates, race timings, full results service, photographs and after-event snacks in the event village. Prizes and medals will be awarded to overall top three placings for both male and female categories across both events, as well as age categories. ICA/Expat Media

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