Athletics | Running Cross Country
NEW DATE
Registration closed
what
Desert Palm X-Country Run: 15,10,5,3k Race 2
when
Fri. 23 Apr. 2021
where
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
who
Super Sports UAE
LIMITED ENTRIES - Enjoy nature at its pre-dawn best as you head off road across manicured grass polo fields, through sandy urban tracks, along horse paddocked fields and in between avenued tree lined roads while overlooked by the 5 star Melia Desert Palm Hotel. From advanced to fun runners, young or experienced, run or walk the distances. Music, refreshments, parents & children running together and a community feel is what makes this race special. Urban X-Country at its best! Race 1 sold out, make sure to enter early, so you don’t miss out!

Location

City
Dubai
Country
United Arab Emirates | AE

Races


  • 3 km
| 06:30
  • 5 km
| 06:30
  • 10 km
| 06:30
  • 15 km
| 06:30

Registration

Registration open
Mon. 25 Jan. 2021
Registration close
Tue. 20 Apr. 2021 or sooner if the event is fully-booked.
Participation
Individual athletes
Included
Certificate, Live Results, Medal, Refreshments, Timing, T-Shirt, Muffin & fruit juice/coffee/tea
Refund policy
Athletes have the option to protect fees for unforeseen and outside of control cancellations.
Athletes have the option to protect fees for unforeseen and outside of control cancellations.
Online payments related to cancelled and rescheduled events; e.g. registrations, donations and purchases are outlined and governed by the Terms of Service and Returns & Refunds policies.

These payments are non-refundable and at the discretion of the event organiser.

The current extraordinary circumstances are beyond control of athletes and organisers. Therefore 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 15% administration fee.

Practical info

Races
Race information
Race pack collection
Your race number and timing chip collection is on the morning of the race at Race Check In which opens at 5.30am.
Race Check-In can be found in the field near the Start / Finish line.
Race numbers will be emailed to all runners and will also be on show at Race Check In on the morning of the race.
Once you know your race number, proceed directly to your respective Bib collection desk and collect your Bib # with timing chip attached.
Please check that all your data which is printed on the label of the race pack envelope is correct. This includes
your name, age category, gender and distance and in the event of there being any errors, please let our registration staff know so we can change it for you so you have the correct result when finishing the race.
You must have checked in and received your timing chip 30 minutes before your race start.

Course / track / circuit

Difficulty
Easy
Support stations
3 x Water Stations on the course as well as other refreshments at the finish line.
Highlights
A challenging and fun course for all abilities comprising of sand tracks, compact gravel, grass polo fields and interlock roads.

Facilities & services

Medical
Registered Nurse and / or Emergency Medical services present.
Parking
Parking - follow signage and marshal directions as you enter the venue. Lots of Parking close to Start / Finish line.
Toilets
Toilets can be found in and around the Main Clubhouse.
Changing rooms
Showers
Other
Be checked in at least 20 minutes before the start of your race. There is NO on the day registration.

05h30 – Race Check In Opens
06h20 – Race Check In Closes for all distances
06h30 – 15km Race Starts
06h35 – 10km Race Starts
06h40 – 5km Race Starts
06h45 – 3km Race Starts
09h00 – Cut off time for all races

PRIZE DISTRIBUTION
• There will be NO Prize Giving, only Prize Distribution.
• Prize winners will be able to collect their trophy or medal on Race morning as soon as all results have been verified.

THERE IS NO BAG DROP!

Timing & certification

Timing
Automated timing
Certificate
Electronic certificates
Medals
Finisher & Finalists medals
Trophies
Top 3 distance winners

Additional information

Documents
Last updated: Wed. 21 Apr. 2021 11:05 +0400

3K


Distance
  • 3 km
Start date
Fri. 23 Apr. 2021
Start time
06:30
Start location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates   [View on map]
Finish location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates   [View on map]
Age categories
/ 0-8
/ 9-12
/ 13-18
/ 19-99

5K


Distance
  • 5 km
Start date
Fri. 23 Apr. 2021
Start time
06:30
Start location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates   [View on map]
Finish location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates   [View on map]
Age categories
/ 0-18
/ 19-29
/ 30-39
/ 40-49
/ 50-99

10K


Distance
  • 10 km
Start date
Fri. 23 Apr. 2021
Start time
06:30
Start location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates   [View on map]
Finish location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates   [View on map]
Age categories
/ 0-18
/ 19-29
/ 30-39
/ 40-49
/ 50-99

15K


Distance
  • 15 km
Start date
Fri. 23 Apr. 2021
Start time
06:30
Start location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates   [View on map]
Finish location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates   [View on map]
Age categories
/ 0-29
/ 30-39
/ 40-49
/ 50-99

Event sponsors & partners

MELIA DESERT PALM
DUBAI SPORTS COUNCIL
GRITANDTONIC.COM
SHARBATLY FRUIT
PORTABLE SHADE
VITHIT