Athletics | Running Road
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT
what
20th Dubai Creek Striders Half Marathon
when
Sun. 22 Jan. 2023
where
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
who
Dubai Creek Striders
Join the Dubai Creek Striders to celebrate the 20th edition of this iconic, top-rated Half Marathon race which winds along, over, and under Dubai Creek.

Dubai Creek Striders Half Marathon is a multi-cultured family event that consistently exceeds thousands of runners and spectators. The race, one of the largest half marathon races in the UAE and Middle East, is also recognised as the most beautiful half marathon in the region. The race is organized by Dubai Creek Striders, which is a not for profit organisation run by volunteers from the running community (working on pro bono basis). The event attracts a variety of runners of all levels, nationalities and backgrounds.

To celebrate the 20th commemorative edition of the DCS Half Marathon, we are offering very attractive pricing to our loyal members and participants.

Half Marathon Early Bird Price:
AED 235 + VAT till October end or till allotted entries last

Half Marathon Standard price:
AED 295 + VAT after early bird registration closes

Post race breakfast (not included in the above price) will be available for purchase (on a discounted basis) for participants and supporters, closer to race date.

If the athlete is unable to run on race day due to any reason:
- the athlete can get refund of the race entry before October 1, 2022 (subject to 25% administration fee); or
- the athlete can transfer the race entry to a fellow athlete before January 1, 2023 (subject to the prevailing registration fee on the day of transfer); or
- the athlete can run the event virtually (before February 28, 2023) and collect their medal, race bag/t-shirts, etc from the organisers.

All participants are welcome to join our weekday and weekend Club runs taking place throughout various locations in Dubai (please refer to our social media channels for details) and train free of charge with us.

You don't want to miss the commemorative 20th edition of the Dubai Creek Striders Half Marathon, which is completely organised 'by' runners 'for' runners.

Location

Venue
Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club | QD's Car Park
City
Dubai
Country
United Arab Emirates | AE

Race


  • 21.1 km
AED 247.00 Register
| 06:00

Registration

Registration open
Fri. 1 Apr. 2022
Late fees apply from
Fri. 30 Sep. 2022
Registration close
Sat. 31 Dec. 2022 or sooner if the event is fully-booked.
Participation
Individual athletes
Included
Race Bag | Technical Race T-shirt | Medal| Photo Service or Download | Timing and Digital Certificate.
Refund policy
Fees are non-refundable.
All entry fees are non-refundable and at the discretion of the event organiser.

If the athlete is unable to run on race day due to any reason:
- the athlete can get refund of the race entry before October 1, 2022 (subject to 25% administration fee); or
- the athlete can transfer the race entry to a fellow athlete before January 1, 2023 (subject to the prevailing registration fee on the day of transfer); or
- the athlete can run the event virtually (before February 28, 2023) and collect their medal, race bag/t-shirts, etc from the organisers.

Further this event is subject to refunds as follows:
- For refunds related to cancelled events, we will contact you and issue a refund automatically.
- For refunds related to rescheduled events, we will contact you with the new date and time ASAP. In case you can't make the event, refunds will be done upon request.
- Store purchases are excluded from refunds.
- All refunds are subject to a 25% administration fee.

Practical info

Races
Race information
Race pack collection
You will be notified via email from the organisers of when and where to go to collect your (full) Race Pack in Dubai before the event. Packs will NOT be taken to the start line, so please ensure you collect prior to race day.
Transport to start
Own transport to the venue.
Transport from finish
Own transport from the venue.

Course / track / circuit

Difficulty
Easy
Support stations
Water & Energy Drinks every 3-5km
Highlights
A figure-of-eight runs along, over, and under Dubai Creek, passing through some truly iconic areas of the old city.
Spectators area(s)
Along the course

Facilities & services

Medical
Registered Nurse and / or Emergency Medical services present.
Parking
Toilets
Changing rooms
Showers
Other
Dubai Creek Striders supports the fight against COVID-19 and follows the National Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA) and Dubai Sports Council (DSC) guidelines to ensure the highest safety standards and relevant preventative measures to protect the health and safety of its community members. All athletes and spectators will be required to comply with the precautionary measures applicable on the race date.

Timing & certification

Timing
Automated timing
MyLaps BiBTag by Premier Timing
Certificate
Electronic certificates
Medals
Finisher medals
Trophies
Last updated: Mon. 2 May. 2022 15:13 +0400

Half Marathon (Limited Entries @ Special Price)


Distance
  • 21.1 km
Start date
Sun. 22 Jan. 2023
Start time
06:00
Start location
Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club | QD's Car Park, Dubai (AE)   [View on map]
Finish location
Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club | QD's Car Park, Dubai (AE)   [View on map]
Cut-off
3h
Age categories
/ 16-99
Registration fee
16yr - 99yr    AED 247.00
Note(s)
20th Edition Special Price for limited entries on first come first served basis.