Athletics | Running Trail Cycling Mountain Bike
what
Urban-Ultra Mleiha Desert Dash + Fat Bike 2022
when
Fri. 7 Jan. 2022
where
Maleha, United Arab Emirates
who
Urban-Ultra

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Who is participating

... and 5 more
Take part in this amazing Mleiha desert adventure run and fat bike race. Choose from a 5k family fun run, 10k, 25k or 50k ultra trail run or a 10k and 25k fat bike race – all with trophy and prizes for first place winners. Camp with us in our designated campsite next to the start/finish with on site toilets. All camping equipment like tent, sleeping bags, grill, BBQ food/water, firewood, comfort items etc. are your own responsibility. (This is an open camp, there is no illumination and no security. Camping is at your own risk and not part of the race organisation).

50k race will start promptly at 6:00am and all other riders and run distances between 8:00am and 8.30am, when you will head off to run or ride your selected distance on a flat but challenging well marked course. Enjoy the winter weather and tranquility of the desert with your family and friends. We have something for everyone from 5k fun runners to serious 50k ultra runners, from fat bikers to star gazers and outdoor lovers!

TIMINGS: 50k starts promptly at 6am. All other races start between 8:00am and 8.30am

TRAIL RUN CUT-OFFS:

Cut-off is 50k race is 8.5 hours. 25k race is 5 hours. 50k runners MUST complete their first loop in maximum of 4 hours, as we will assume you will slow on your second loop.

As per precautionary measures issued by the authorities, all athletes and spectators, over the age of 16, should have fully completed both COVID-19 vaccination doses 14 days before taking part in the event. COVID negative PCR test not exceeding 48 hours and Full Vaccination proof (Card or Al Hosn app) are required to be presented upon race pack collection. Furthermore, adherence to 2 meter social distancing rules and wearing a mask at all times (unless engaged in a sports activity).

Google Map Location
Venue
Mleiha Archaeological Centre
City
Maleha
Country
United Arab Emirates | AE

Races


  • 50 km
AED 299.25 Register
| 06:00
  • 25 km
AED 262.50 Register
| 08:00
  • 10 km
AED 210.00 Register
| 08:00
  • 5 km
AED 105.00 Register
| 08:00
  • 25 km
AED 157.50 Register
| 08:00
  • 10 km
AED 157.50 Register
| 08:00

Registration

Registration open
Wed. 1 Sep. 2021
Registration close
Sat. 1 Jan. 2022 or sooner if the event is fully-booked.
Participation
Individual athletes
Included
Technical T-Shirt, Bandana, Goody Bag
Refund policy
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
Race number and race pack collection from Hopasports Office, Shop 1 & 2, Dubai Autodrome Retail Plaza, Motor City ONLY.

Race packs will NOT be taken to the start line, so please ensure you collect prior to race day. ONLY International or participants living outside of Dubai can request race day pick-up upon registration.

Your race pack contains your shirt, race bib and other goodies.
Transport to start
Own transport to Start
Transport from finish
Own transport from Finish

Course / track / circuit

Difficulty
Moderate
Support stations
Multiple stations along the course

Facilities & services

Medical
Registered Nurse and / or Emergency Medical services present.
Parking
Toilets
Changing rooms
Showers
Other
As per precautionary measures issued by the authorities, all athletes and spectators, over the age of 16, should have fully completed both COVID-19 vaccination doses 14 days before taking part in the event. COVID negative PCR test not exceeding 48 hours and Full Vaccination proof (Card or Al Hosn app) are required to be presented upon race pack collection. Furthermore, adherence to 2 meter social distancing rules and wearing a mask at all times (unless engaged in a sports activity).

Timing & certification

Timing
Manual timing
No Arrive and Run format
Certificate
Medals
Finisher medals
Trophies
1st placer (Male and Female) for each category
Last updated: Tue. 14 Sep. 2021 16:34 +0400

50km Trail Run


Distance
  • 50 km
Start date
Fri. 7 Jan. 2022
Start time
06:00
Start location
Mleiha Archaeological Centre, Maleha (AE)   [View on map]
Finish location
Mleiha Archaeological Centre, Maleha (AE)   [View on map]
Cut-off
8h 30m
Age categories
/ 16-99
Registration fee
16yr - 99yr    AED 299.25
Note(s)
50k runners MUST complete their first loop in maximum of 4 hours, as we will assume you will slow on your second loop.

Race Distance Accuracy:
We try to make the distances as accurate as possible, however due to the nature of trail and also the differences between GPS watches, please understand that the full distance may vary plus or minus a couple of km, and will never be exact. This is the nature of trail running and should it be a bit more, you just get to enjoy it a bit more! If it’s less - consider yourself fortunate!

25km Trail Run


Distance
  • 25 km
Start date
Fri. 7 Jan. 2022
Start time
08:00
Start location
Mleiha Archaeological Centre, Maleha (AE)   [View on map]
Finish location
Mleiha Archaeological Centre, Maleha (AE)   [View on map]
Cut-off
5h
Age categories
/ 16-99
Registration fee
16yr - 99yr    AED 262.50
Note(s)
Race Distance Accuracy:
We try to make the distances as accurate as possible, however due to the nature of trail and also the differences between GPS watches, please understand that the full distance may vary plus or minus a couple of km, and will never be exact. This is the nature of trail running and should it be a bit more, you just get to enjoy it a bit more! If it’s less - consider yourself fortunate!

10km Trail Run


Distance
  • 10 km
Start date
Fri. 7 Jan. 2022
Start time
08:00
Start location
Mleiha Archaeological Centre, Maleha (AE)   [View on map]
Finish location
Mleiha Archaeological Centre, Maleha (AE)   [View on map]
Age categories
/ 12-99
Registration fee
12yr - 99yr    AED 210.00
Note(s)
Race Distance Accuracy:
We try to make the distances as accurate as possible, however due to the nature of trail and also the differences between GPS watches, please understand that the full distance may vary plus or minus a couple of km, and will never be exact. This is the nature of trail running and should it be a bit more, you just get to enjoy it a bit more! If it’s less - consider yourself fortunate!

5km Trail Run


Distance
  • 5 km
Start date
Fri. 7 Jan. 2022
Start time
08:00
Start location
Mleiha Archaeological Centre, Maleha (AE)   [View on map]
Finish location
Mleiha Archaeological Centre, Maleha (AE)   [View on map]
Age categories
/ 6-11
/ 12-99
Registration fee
6yr - 11yr    AED 105.00
12yr - 99yr    AED 105.00
Note(s)
Race Distance Accuracy:
We try to make the distances as accurate as possible, however due to the nature of trail and also the differences between GPS watches, please understand that the full distance may vary plus or minus a couple of km, and will never be exact. This is the nature of trail running and should it be a bit more, you just get to enjoy it a bit more! If it’s less - consider yourself fortunate!

25km Fat Bike


Distance
  • 25 km
Start date
Fri. 7 Jan. 2022
Start time
08:00
Start location
Mleiha Archaeological Centre, Maleha (AE)   [View on map]
Finish location
Mleiha Archaeological Centre, Maleha (AE)   [View on map]
Cut-off
5h
Age categories
/ 16-99
Registration fee
16yr - 99yr    AED 157.50

10km Fat Bike


Distance
  • 10 km
Start date
Fri. 7 Jan. 2022
Start time
08:00
Start location
Mleiha Archaeological Centre, Maleha (AE)   [View on map]
Finish location
Mleiha Archaeological Centre, Maleha (AE)   [View on map]
Age categories
/ 16-99
Registration fee
16yr - 99yr    AED 157.50
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