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what
Al Marmoom Dune Run 2022 | 5KM
when
Sat. 12 Feb. 2022
where
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
who
FittGROUP
A desert dune run – 5 KM race across sand dunes in Al Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve

Al Marmoom Dune Run is the region's number one sand dune run taking participants across and over challenging desert terrain. The run will take place Saturday 12th February 2022 in Al Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve.

Trophies are awarded for the top 3 rankings in male and female categories and all participants receive finisher medals.

Al Marmoom Ultramarathon supports Al Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve's environmental commitment as one of the world's leading eco desert sports and tourism destinations and wildlife conservation preserves.

HEALTH ADVISORY
The health and safety of all participants, spectators, visitors, event management and crew is our highest priority. Regarding the COVID 19 pandemic, we will follow the guidelines and protocols stipulated by the UAE Ministry of Health & Prevention and Dubai Health Authority to ensure that every precautionary measure is implemented and adhered to in line with the UAE Government regulations.

Adherence to the 2 metre social distancing rules, regularly sanitizing and wearing masks at all times (unless engaged in a sports activity), will be strictly enforced.

Location

Venue
EXPO 2020 Lake entry point
Address
Al Qudra Lake Rd
City
Dubai
Country
United Arab Emirates | AE

Race


  • 5 km
| 07:00

Registration

Registration open
Sat. 12 Jun. 2021
Late fees apply from
Wed. 9 Feb. 2022 23:30
Registration close
Wed. 9 Feb. 2022 or sooner if the event is fully-booked.
Participation
Individual athletes
Included
Entry to Al Marmoom Dune Run
Timing chips and bibs
Trophies for the top 3 rankings (male & female)
Finisher medals
Hydration
Refund policy
Athletes have the option to protect fees for unforeseen and outside of control cancellations.

Practical info

Races
Race information
Race pack collection
All successfully registered participants will receive their run pack on the event day during registration.

Course / track / circuit

Difficulty
Moderate
Support stations
Highlights
The run route will take participants across and over a challenging desert terrain. Participants must follow the route as marked out by the organizers, passing at a maximum distance of 5 meters from the markers. Failing to do so may incur penalties. The course will be clearly marked approximately every 60 - 100 meters. The organizers will provide briefing outlining the route conditions and there will be constant monitoring of all the runners during the run. Any participant withdrawing from the race must notify a race official as soon as possible.
Spectators area(s)
There will be designated areas for spectators to view the start and finish as well as along the Al Marmoom Dune Run route.

Facilities & services

Medical
Registered Nurse and / or Paramedic present, Physician present.
Parking
There is plenty of parking space and wheelchair access at Expo 2020 Lake Parking
Toilets
Changing rooms
Showers
Other
Cut off time: Run to be completed in 1 hour 30 minutes
5:00AM - Registration opens
6:20 AM - Registration closes
6:30 AM - Run briefing \ warm up
7:00 AM – Start open category 5 KM
8:30 AM - Awards ceremony
9:30 AM – Al Marmoom Dune Run 2022 ends

Timing & certification

Timing
Automated timing
Certificate
Medals
Finisher & Finalists medals
Trophies
Last updated: Wed. 9 Feb. 2022 09:21 +0400

Open 5KM


Distance
  • 5 km
Start date
Sat. 12 Feb. 2022
Start time
07:00
Start location
EXPO 2020 Lake entry point, Dubai (AE)   [View on map]
Finish location
EXPO 2020 Lake entry point, Dubai (AE)   [View on map]
Cut-off
1h 30m
Age categories
/ 15-99
Note(s)
Open 5 KM Male & 5 KM Female

Event sponsors & partners

First Abu Dhabi Bank
Dubai Sports Council
Al Marmoom
M. S. A.
Dubai Municipality
Hoka
Kinetica
Alain Water
NRTC Fresh
Oakley
FittGroup Middle East