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what
7EmiratesRun 2017 (7Emirates – 1 Day – 71 km)
when
Sat. 18 - Fri. 24 Nov. 2017
where
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates | AE
who
7EmiratesRun
why
Charitable Al Jalila Foundation fund-raising for Help children back on their feet
Al Jalila Foundation
2014 Help children back on their feet $ 14,240.12
2015 Help children back on their feet $ 14,729.28
2016 Help children back on their feet $ 3,416.61
2017 Help children back on their feet $ 14,192.32
2018 Help children back on their feet $ 6,953.63
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Who is participating

7ER Ultra Marathon Series: 7Emirates - Daily - 71 km

7ER / AJF Edition 2017 – Sixth Edition will be 18.11 to 24.11.2017 – The UAE 7-1- 71km Challenge

7EmiratesRun in partnership with Al Jalila Foundation is a not-for-profit community sports event with the mission “Run for Help, Run for Health, Run for Fun”.

The 7ER Ultra Marathon Series will be open for national and international runners and relay-teams of 3-7 runners. The runners will have the opportunity to register for a daily Ultra Marathon Distance of 71 km over the course of 7 consecutive days.

The route goes from Abu Dhabi to Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah and finally arriving in Hatta/Dubai.

The final celebration of the 7ER/AJF Event with an additional 7ER 10km Run and Social Run will be in Hatta/Dubai on 24th November 2017. This will be also a get together for the celebration of the 46th UAE National Day. Families and friends will celebrate together with the runners the final and the Trophies / Medals giving to the athletes.

The 7EmiratesRun pays homage to the UAE and its diverse landscape. The runners will have the opportunity to experience the 7 Emirates from a unique perspective, interacting with the community whilst enjoying the country’s beauty.

Besides the joy of the sporting challenge, there is also a charitable purpose of the run. Embracing the mission "Run for Help, Run for Health, Run for Fun." the runners will run to help children back on their feet by collecting donations for the UAE-based charity, Al Jalila Foundation. Funds raised will be used to pay for life-changing surgery and postoperative medical support for children who suffer from deformities or amputation.

Location

Venue
Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana
City
Abu Dhabi
Country
United Arab Emirates | AE

Races


  • 71 km
Sat. 18 Nov. 2017 | 06:30
  • 71 km
Sun. 19 Nov. 2017 | 06:00
  • 71 km
Mon. 20 Nov. 2017 | 06:00
  • 71 km
Tue. 21 Nov. 2017 | 06:30
  • 71 km
Wed. 22 Nov. 2017 | 06:00
  • 71 km
Thu. 23 Nov. 2017 | 06:00
  • 71 km
Fri. 24 Nov. 2017 | 06:00

Registration

Registration open
Wed. 14 Jun. 2017
Late fees apply from
Wed. 18 Oct. 2017
Registration close
Thu. 23 Nov. 2017 or sooner if the event is fully-booked.
Participation
Individual athletes and teams
Included
Apart from the registration fee we encourage runners to fundraise, a minimum of AED77 per runner, by embracing the mission "Run for Help, Run for Health, Run for Fun" (Help children back on their feet | Al Jalila Foundation).
Refund policy
Fees are non-refundable.

Practical info

Races
Race information
Race pack collection
On the morning of each race day from 5.30AM until 30 minutes before start.
Transport to start
Athletes are responsible for their own transport from and to start / finish locations.
Transport from finish
Athletes are responsible for their own transport from and to start / finish locations.
Exp. weather
Weather in Abu Dhabi in November

Course / track / circuit

Difficulty
Advanced
Support stations
Volunteers in Hertz support vehicles providing nutrition.
Highlights
The 7EmiratesRun pays homage to the UAE and its diverse landscape. The runners will have the opportunity to experience the 7 Emirates from a unique perspective, interacting with the community whilst enjoying the country’s beauty.

Facilities & services

Medical
Registered Nurse and / or Emergency Medical services present.
Parking
Toilets
Changing rooms
Showers

Timing & certification

Timing
Automated timing
MyLaps ProChip by Sports Timing Services
Certificate
Electronic certificates
Medals
Finisher medals
Trophies

Additional information

Documents
Last updated: Sat. 18 Nov. 2017 08:19 +0400

Day 1 | Sat. 18.11.2017


Distance
  • 71 km
Start date
Sat. 18 Nov. 2017
Start time
06:30
Start location
Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana, Abu Dhabi (AE)   [View on map]
Finish location
حديقة الشريعة للسيدات, Abu Dhabi (AE)   [View on map]
Cut-off
12h
Age categories
/ 18-99
Team categories
/ 18-99
Note(s)
A 7ER running shirt will be provided. As the run is on public roads, the local authorities have cordially requested to wear the shirt for identification & safety reasons.

Day 2 | Sun. 19.11.2017


Distance
  • 71 km
Start date
Sun. 19 Nov. 2017
Start time
06:00
Start location
حديقة الشريعة للسيدات, Abu Dhabi (AE)   [View on map]
Finish location
Bab Al Shams Arena, Dubai (AE)   [View on map]
Cut-off
12h
Age categories
/ 18-99
Team categories
/ 18-99
Note(s)
A 7ER running shirt will be provided. As the run is on public roads, the local authorities have cordially requested to wear the shirt for identification & safety reasons.

Day 3 | Mon. 20.11.2017


Distance
  • 71 km
Start date
Mon. 20 Nov. 2017
Start time
06:00
Start location
Bab Al Shams Arena, Dubai (AE)   [View on map]
Finish location
Dubai Healthcare City, Dubai (AE)   [View on map]
Cut-off
12h
Age categories
/ 18-99
Team categories
/ 18-99
Note(s)
A 7ER running shirt will be provided. As the run is on public roads, the local authorities have cordially requested to wear the shirt for identification & safety reasons.

Day 4 | Tue. 21.11.2017


Distance
  • 71 km
Start date
Tue. 21 Nov. 2017
Start time
06:30
Start location
Dubai Healthcare City, Dubai (AE)   [View on map]
Finish location
UAQ Marine Club, Umm Al Quwain (AE)   [View on map]
Cut-off
12h
Age categories
/ 18-99
Team categories
/ 18-99
Note(s)
A 7ER running shirt will be provided. As the run is on public roads, the local authorities have cordially requested to wear the shirt for identification & safety reasons.

Day 5 | Wed. 22.11.2017


Distance
  • 71 km
Start date
Wed. 22 Nov. 2017
Start time
06:00
Start location
UAQ Marine Club, Umm Al Quwain (AE)   [View on map]
Finish location
Tadrib - Adventure Camp, Ras Al-Khaimah (AE)   [View on map]
Cut-off
12h
Age categories
/ 18-99
Team categories
/ 18-99
Note(s)
A 7ER running shirt will be provided. As the run is on public roads, the local authorities have cordially requested to wear the shirt for identification & safety reasons.

Day 6 | Thu. 23.11.2017


Distance
  • 71 km
Start date
Thu. 23 Nov. 2017
Start time
06:00
Start location
Tadrib - Adventure Camp, Ras Al-Khaimah (AE)   [View on map]
Finish location
Tennis & Country Club, Fujairah (AE)   [View on map]
Cut-off
12h
Age categories
/ 18-99
Team categories
/ 18-99
Note(s)
A 7ER running shirt will be provided. As the run is on public roads, the local authorities have cordially requested to wear the shirt for identification & safety reasons.

Day 7 | Fri. 24.11.2017


Distance
  • 71 km
Start date
Fri. 24 Nov. 2017
Start time
06:00
Start location
Tennis & Country Club, Fujairah (AE)   [View on map]
Finish location
JA Hatta Fort Hotel, Hatta (AE)   [View on map]
Cut-off
12h
Age categories
/ 18-99
Team categories
/ 18-99
Note(s)
A 7ER running shirt will be provided. As the run is on public roads, the local authorities have cordially requested to wear the shirt for identification & safety reasons.


Event sponsors & partners

Dubai Sports Council
Hamdan Bin Mohammed Community Sports Initiative
ottobock.
DMCC
German Limb Tech
Hopatec Sports Services
Dubai Healthcare City
Venavital
DBAJ | Dubai Bone & Joint Center
Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana
BAB Al SHAMS
UAQ Marine Club
MonViso
Hertz
Quest for Adventure
Almarai
JA Hatta Fort Hotel
Hatta
Abu Dhabi City Municipality
Tennis & Country Club Fujeirah