Athletics | Running Road
what
Iftar Challenge - 2018
when
Thu. 24 May. 2018
where
Dubai, United Arab Emirates | AE
who
Desert Road Runners
A 5KM and 10KM race held after sunset in the beautiful surroundings of Mushrif Park Mirdif during the month of Ramadan. 2KM event for juniors

The annual Iftar Challenge 5KM, 10KM and 2KM Junior running races, organised by the Desert Road Runners every year since 1998. A challenging and slightly elevated one lap run for novice and advanced road runners.

The race course length has been officially measured and accredited by the IAAF-AIMS.

Desert Road Runners club members are granted complimentary registration.

Location

Venue
Mushrif Park Mirdif
City
Dubai
Country
United Arab Emirates | AE

Clubmember discount

Desert Road Runners members enjoy complimentary entry for this race; however, registration is still required in order to confirm participation.
The discount will automatically be applied to the shopping cart.

Races


  • 10 km
AED 95.00
Thu. 24 May. 2018 | 19:30
  • 5 km
AED 70.00
Thu. 24 May. 2018 | 19:35
  • 2 km
AED 35.00
Thu. 24 May. 2018 | 19:00
  • 2.5 hr
AED 0.00
Thu. 24 May. 2018 | 18:00

Registration

Event Protect
Registration open
Wed. 29 Nov. 2017
Late fees apply from
Thu. 10 May. 2018
Registration close
Thu. 17 May. 2018 or sooner if the event is fully-booked.
Participation
Individual athletes
Included
Medals, water on course, chip timing, certificates and prizes for age group winners and first male / Female over all
Refund policy
Fees are refundable at discretion of the event organiser. Contact graham@desertroadrunners.club
Insurance
This event is insured through EventProtect.
A 2.75% insurance premium is applicable.

Practical info

Races
Race information
Race pack collection
At the venue from 90 minutes before the event start
Transport to start
Taxi or private car. By bus, approx 3 km walk from nearest bus stop
Exp. weather
Weather in Dubai in May

Course / track / circuit

Difficulty
Moderate
Support stations
Water at finish and half way
Highlights
Gentile hills in a beautiful setting
Spectators area(s)
Ample space for spectators

Facilities & services

Medical
Registered Nurse and / or Emergency Medical services present.
Parking
Ample car parking space inside the park
Toilets
Available inside the park
Changing rooms
None at the venue
Showers
None at the venue
Other
Additional park entrance fee of AED 10 per car, AED 3 per pedestrian, payable by Nol Card (Issued by Dubai Metro)

Timing & certification

Timing
Automated timing
Mylaps, BiBTag
Certificate
Electronic certificates
After final results have been posted.
Medals
Finisher medals
Trophies
Ist male and female overall plus age category prizes for placings
Last updated: Fri. 23 Mar. 2018 13:53 +0400

10KM


Distance
  • 10 km
Start date
Thu. 24 May. 2018
Start time
19:30
Start location
Mushrif Park Mirdif, Dubai (AE)   [View on map]
Finish location
Mushrif Park Mirdif, Dubai (AE)   [View on map]
Cut-off
1h 30m
Age categories
/ 12-17
/ 18-39
/ 40-44
/ 45-49
/ 50-54
55-59
55-99
60-99
Registration fee
55yr - 59yr    AED 95.00
60yr - 99yr    AED 95.00
55yr - 99yr    AED 95.00
12yr - 17yr    AED 95.00
18yr - 39yr    AED 95.00
40yr - 44yr    AED 95.00
45yr - 49yr    AED 95.00
50yr - 54yr    AED 95.00


5 KM


Distance
  • 5 km
Start date
Thu. 24 May. 2018
Start time
19:35
Start location
Mushrif Park Mirdif, Dubai (AE)   [View on map]
Finish location
Mushrif Park Mirdif, Dubai (AE)   [View on map]
Cut-off
1h
Age categories
/ 12-17
/ 18-39
/ 40-44
/ 45-49
/ 50-54
55-59
55-99
60-99
Registration fee
55yr - 59yr    AED 70.00
60yr - 99yr    AED 70.00
55yr - 99yr    AED 70.00
12yr - 17yr    AED 70.00
18yr - 39yr    AED 70.00
40yr - 44yr    AED 70.00
45yr - 49yr    AED 70.00
50yr - 54yr    AED 70.00


2 KM Junior Race


Distance
  • 2 km
Start date
Thu. 24 May. 2018
Start time
19:00
Start location
Mushrif Park Mirdif, Dubai (AE)   [View on map]
Finish location
Mushrif Park Mirdif, Dubai (AE)   [View on map]
Cut-off
0h 25m
Age categories
/ 5-9
/ 10-13
/ 14-17
Registration fee
5yr - 9yr    AED 35.00
10yr - 13yr    AED 35.00
14yr - 17yr    AED 35.00


Volunteer | Marshal


Duration
  • 2.5 hr
Start date
Thu. 24 May. 2018
Start time
18:00
Start location
Mushrif Park Mirdif, Dubai (AE)   [View on map]
Finish location
Mushrif Park Mirdif, Dubai (AE)   [View on map]
Age categories
/ 12-99
Registration fee
12yr - 99yr    AED 0.00
Note(s)
If you are unable to compete, contribute your time and support the event by volunteering as a marshal, a time-keeper, or manning the hydration stations.


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Event sponsors & partners

Dubai Sports Council
UAE Athletics Federation
Puma
Monviso water
Promoseven Sports Marketing