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what
AL MARMOOM ULTRAMARATHON 2022 | 50KM
when
Sat. 12 Feb. 2022
where
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
who
FittGROUP
50KM DESERT ULTRA-RACE CELEBRATING THE UAE’s GOLDEN JUBILEE AT EXPO 2020 DUBAI LAKE

The world’s longest desert ultramarathon series presents a 50KM desert ultra-race celebrating the UAE’s Golden Jubilee and a 5KM dune run for the community. The event will take place on Saturday 12th February 2022 at Expo 2020 Dubai Lake in Al Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve.

It will attract runners from across the region as well as the international ultra-running elite. Each race is set to challenge competitors’ physical endurance, courage, and determination as they take on the tough desert terrain in the Al Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve.

Trophies and prizes will be awarded for the top 3 rankings in each race category (male & female). All participants will receive finisher medals.
 
For more details about the 50KM Race, click here: 50KM

To Register For 5KM Dune Run, click here: Dune Run
 
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
Al Marmoom Conservation Reserve
City
Dubai
Country
United Arab Emirates | AE

Race


  • 50 km
| 06:00

Registration

Registration open
Sun. 30 May. 2021 11:00
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 ultramarathon 50km
Timing chips and bibs
Technical and medical support
Prizes for the top 3 rankings (male & female)
Finisher race medal
Hydration throughout the race
Refreshments
Salt tablets
Post-race presentation and awards
Official photos and video of the race
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 race pack on the event day during registration.

5:00 AM - Registration opens
6:20 AM - Registration closes
6:30 AM - Race briefing
6:45 AM – Race Start
4:00 PM - Awards ceremony
5:00 PM - Al Marmoom Ultramarathon 50 km 2022 ends

Course / track / circuit

Difficulty
Advanced
Support stations
There will be checkpoints every 8-10 KM depending on the terrain and will offer hydration, refreshments, and medical assistance.
Highlights
The run elevation is at sea level. The terrain is a mix of different levels of sand dunes and hard sand tracks (no mountain terrain). Each route is on varying surfaces, offering runners different challenges, across flat surfaces and soft moving sand.

Facilities & services

Medical
Registered Nurse and / or Emergency Medical services present.
Parking
There is plenty of parking space in Al Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve (open area near the event registration site)
Toilets
Available
Changing rooms
Showers
Other
Route navigation

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 100 – 150 meters. Natural landmarks will also serve as additional points of reference. The organizers will provide briefing outlining the route conditions and there will be constant monitoring of all the runners during the race. Any participant withdrawing from the race must notify a race official as soon as possible.

Timing & certification

Timing
Automated timing
Certificate
Medals
Finisher medals
All participants will receive finisher medals.
Trophies
Trophies and prizes for the top 3 rankings (male & female)

Additional information

Documents
Last updated: Wed. 9 Feb. 2022 09:22 +0400

50KM


Distance
  • 50 km
Start date
Sat. 12 Feb. 2022
Start time
06:00
Start location
Al Marmoom Conservation Reserve, Dubai (AE)   [View on map]
Finish location
Al Marmoom Conservation Reserve, Dubai (AE)   [View on map]
Cut-off
10h
Age categories
/ 18-99
Note(s)
Each participant has informed themselves of the medical contraindications that may affect their participation in the Al Marmoom 50 km, absolves the race organizers (including medical and technical staff) of any responsibility for medical problems or injuries that they may incur during the event. By signing the race rules and waiver, each participant confirms that they are aware of this and agrees explicitly not to hold the organizer liable nor to claim compensation in any way.

Any runner who exceeds the maximum authorized time shall be disqualified with a DNF (Did Not Finished) and must return their bib to the steward. Any runner who arrives at a checkpoint/finish point after the deadline shall be disqualified.

Event sponsors & partners

First Abu Dhabi Bank
Dubai Sports Council
Al Marmoom
Dubai Municipality
M.S.A.
Hoka
Kinetica
Alain Water
Dulsco
NRTC Fresh
Oakley
Fitt Group