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what
Garmin Quest 2020
when
Fri. 18 Dec. 2020
where
Hatta, United Arab Emirates
who
Arabian Epic
First edition of Garmin Quest Hatta Adventures Race in the UAE!

After the worldwide excitement surrounding adventure racing hit new heights following the launch of 'The World's Toughest Race with Bear Grylls' on Amazon Prime this year, we decided to bring this format of racing to the UAE giving everyone the opportunity to explore their inner adventurer.

Dubai Sports Council, Hatta Adventures, Garmin and Arabian Epic join forces to create this unique and exciting race format that guarantees a once in a lifetime experience in the foothills of the Hajar Mountains! Welcome to Hatta, Dubai!

The Region's first long distance adventure race based on mountain biking, trail running and kayaking. This is going to be a challenging event but equally rewarding and is open to all levels of adventurer!

Triathlon with a difference that will take you on an adventure of mountain biking across rugged mountainous terrain, trail running through some of the oldest inhabited areas in the UAE, weaving your way through lush green plantations and paddling across the iconic waters of Hatta Dam!

Don't miss out and REGISTER NOW!!!!! Let the Adventure Begin!

Location

Venue
Hatta Wadi Hub by Dubai Holding
City
Hatta
Country
United Arab Emirates | AE

Races


  • 6 km
  • 2.5 km
  • 1 km
  • 2.5 km
  • 7 km
  • 500 m
| 07:00
  • 19 km
  • 2.5 km
  • 1 km
  • 2.5 km
  • 7 km
  • 5 km
| 07:00

Registration

Registration open
Mon. 2 Nov. 2020
Registration close
Wed. 16 Dec. 2020 or sooner if the event is fully-booked.
Participation
Individual athletes
Included
Finisher’s medal • Finisher’s t-shirt • Kayak rental • Access to all routes • Electronic Timing • Professional Photography • Refreshments on course • Fully marshalled course • A great atmosphere and a fun day out.
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 competitors must collect their race pack at the Arabian Quest Race Village in Hatta Wadi Hub.
- Thursday, 17th December from 19.00-22.00
- Friday, 18th December from 05.00-06.30

At the Race Village you will receive your race pack which contains the following: route map with race information documents, timing chip, bib number, customized top and bike sticker.

Course / track / circuit

Difficulty
Moderate
Support stations
The exact locations of water stops will be highlighted on the map given to you at registration. You will be required to bring water with you for the duration of the race.
Highlights
Challenger and Explorer races are ideal for fitness enthusiasts and beginners alike. The route has been designed to offer a blended mix of the three disciplines; Mountain Bike, Trail Running & Kayak. It poses as a great course for podium challengers as well as a thoroughly enjoyable route for anyone who is new to the sport and is looks for a great adventure. The scenery is exceptional and will be a welcome break from the city skyline for each and every participant who decides to challenge themselves and sign up to the inaugural edition of the Garmin Quest Hatta Adventures Race.

Facilities & services

Medical
Registered Nurse and / or Emergency Medical services present.
Parking
In the area
Toilets
In the area
Changing rooms
In the area
Showers
In the area
Other
For all event information and FAQ's, please download the Event Info PDF. All race information will be sent to you via registered email addresses one week prior to event.

The most suitable bike would be a Mountain Bike. Mountain Bikes available for hire also. Please check out the event shop to hire a mountain bike upon registration. It is important to state your size when selecting the mountain bike for hire.

The Race Director’s decision is final in the event of any dispute.

The event organisers will provide all kayaks, paddles, and buoyancy aid. Competitors will not be allowed to bring their own kayaks.

Time outs at the kayak stage will only be used if no kayaks are available

Timing & certification

Timing
Automated timing
Certificate
Medals
Finisher medals
Trophies

Additional information

Documents
Last updated: Thu. 17 Dec. 2020 12:01 +0400

Challenger


Distance
  • 6 km
  • 2.5 km
  • 1 km
  • 2.5 km
  • 7 km
  • 500 m
Start date
Fri. 18 Dec. 2020
Start time
07:00
Start location
Hatta Wadi Hub by Dubai Holding, Hatta (AE)   [View on map]
Finish location
Hatta Wadi Hub by Dubai Holding, Hatta (AE)   [View on map]
Age categories
/ 12-69
Note(s)
Course Overview:

1. 6km Cycle (MTB)
2. 2.5km Run (Trail Run)
3. 1km Kayak (Hatta Dam)
4. 2.5km Run (Trail Run)
5. 7km Cycle (MTB)
6. 500m Run (Trail Run)

Explorer


Distance
  • 19 km
  • 2.5 km
  • 1 km
  • 2.5 km
  • 7 km
  • 5 km
Start date
Fri. 18 Dec. 2020
Start time
07:00
Start location
Hatta Wadi Hub by Dubai Holding, Hatta (AE)   [View on map]
Finish location
Hatta Wadi Hub by Dubai Holding, Hatta (AE)   [View on map]
Age categories
/ 17-69
Note(s)
Course Overview:

1. 20km Cycle (MTB)
2. 2.5km Run (Trail)
3. 1km Kayak (Hatta Dam)
4. 2.5km Run (Trail)
5. 7km Cycle (MTB)
6. 5km Run (Trail)

Event sponsors & partners

Dubai Sports Council
Garmin
Hatta Adventures
Dubai Holding
Red Bull
Asics
GFX - Group Fitness Experience
Apex Endurance
Crank Masters
Adventure HQ