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what
Darkness into Light 2019 | Dubai
when
Sat. 11 May. 2019
where
Dubai, United Arab Emirates | AE
who
Darkness Into Light
why
Charitable Al Jalila Foundation fund-raising for Mental Health
Al Jalila Foundation
2017 Mental Health $ 4,370.82
2018 Mental Health $ 2,745.09
2019 Mental Health $ 6,562.25
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Who is participating

Equipped with an urge to help those most vulnerable, Darkness into Light UAE is a unique voluntary initiative striving to improve the quality of life for those suffering in darkness, through the alleviation of stigma around mental health, and identification or provision of accessible, effective and appropriate support services. The Darkness into Light walk is a very special experience as it highlights the power of communities who support each other.

Mental health has been ranked as one of the most pertinent public health issues at present, evident on a global scale. The World Health Organisation has identified the rise of mental health disorders as cause for significant concern, citing the probability that current growth rate for depression, as an example, will result in it comprising 15% of all illnesses by 2020. Together, walking into the sunrise, we stand against stigma and for the promotion of hope, understanding and acceptance for the future. Join us as we walk with the rest of the world on May 11th to raise awareness for Mental Health.

As a result of the incredible support we have received from our UAE community to date, we are now able to facilitate a price reduction for this year's event so that it is more accessible to all. We would also like to encourage you to make a donation as all donations will be redirected toward sponsoring t-shirts for people in our community who may not be financially able to register for this event but wish to join us on the morning of May 11th.

Location

Venue
Kite Beach
Address
35 A Street
City
Dubai
Country
United Arab Emirates | AE

Walk


  • 5 km
Sat. 11 May. 2019 | 03:45

Registration

Registration open
Sun. 3 Feb. 2019
Registration close
Fri. 10 May. 2019 or sooner if the event is fully-booked.
Participation
Individual athletes and teams
Refund policy
Fees are non-refundable.

Practical info

Walks
Walk information
Race pack collection
TBA
Transport to start
Own transport to and from start & finish.
Transport from finish
Own transport to and from start & finish.
Exp. weather
Weather in Dubai in May

Course / track / circuit

Difficulty
Easy
Support stations
Hydration stations at start-, finish-, and half-way point.
Spectators area(s)
Along the course

Facilities & services

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

Timing & certification

Timing
Certificate
Medals
Trophies
Last updated: Wed. 24 Apr. 2019 14:16 +0400

Darkness into Light 2019 | Dubai


Distance
  • 5 km
Start date
Sat. 11 May. 2019
Start time
03:45
Start location
Kite Beach, Dubai (AE)   [View on map]
Finish location
Kite Beach, Dubai (AE)   [View on map]
Age categories
/ 0-11
/ 12-17
/ 18-99
Team categories
/ 0-99

Event sponsors & partners

Darkness into Light UAE
Al Jalila Foundation
Pieta House