Event description
THE RACE IS ON - Dubai’s most popular mass-participation cycling race is back in 2021 with a new Q1 race date. Save the date in your diaries for the Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge 2021 as 25-26 March 2021.

BUILD UP RIDE 3 - Beat the lockdown blues, get back on the saddle and prepare for the Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge with the third edition of the four scheduled Build Up Rides. These Build Up Rides will help you build your cycle endurance to pave the way for your 92km Cycle Challenge in late March 2021.

This third Build Up Ride is 65km, a perfect distance to test your middle distance endurance , and will help you plan your remaining training schedule.

The remaining two Build-Up Rides leading up to the Main Event in March 2021 are scheduled as follows, but may be subject to change:
- Build-Up Ride 3 - 22 January 2021 (65km)
- Build-Up Ride 4 - 12 February 2021 (85km)

COVID19 FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT - All events will be held in a Covid19 friendly environment to assure the safety and wellbeing of all participants of the Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge. More details will be shared closer to each event with specific COVID19 Protocol instructions for participants.

LOCATION - Al Qudra Cycle Track

REMEMBER - The Build-Up Rides help the organisers determine your starting position in the Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge on 26 March 2021

Full details can be found on the official website cyclechallenge.ae.
Al Qudra Cycling Path | Seih Al Salam (near Zads and Trek shop)
United Arab Emirates
Build Up Ride 3 | 65KM
Fri. 22 Jan. 2021
65 km
Registration open
Thu. 5 Nov. 2020 17:00
Registration close
Wed. 20 Jan. 2021 17:59 or sooner if the event is fully-booked.
Individual athletes
Refund policy
Athletes have the option to protect fees for unforeseen and outside of control cancellations.
The event will offer a registration fee refund, excluding store items (jersey & timing tag) to the participant less 10% Administration fees in the case of the event being cancelled due to COVID restrictions
Practical info
Race pack collection
We are working on a COVID 19 safe solution for race pack collection which will involve minimal contact. Instructions will be provided to participants via the e-mail address provided at the time of entry
Transport to start
Own transport to and from the venue
Transport from finish
Own transport to and from the venue
Course / track / circuit
Support stations
Athlete's village
All Build Up Rides will take place on the iconic Al Qudra Cycle Track. Riders can expect majestic sights of the Dubai Desert and Dunes. Those with a sharp eye may spot Camels, Arabian Oryx and even Thompson’s Gazelle
Spectators area(s)
To be communicated closer to event date. If the local authorities deem it safe to allow spectators under COVID 19, then there will be spectator points along the route.
Facilities & services
Registered Nurse and / or Emergency Medical services present.
Provided at the start/finish location as well as at the half way point on route
Changing rooms
Not available
Not available
Timing & certification
Automated timing
Electronic certificates
No medals

Build Up Ride 3 | 65KM

  • 65 km
Start date
Fri. 22 Jan. 2021
Start time
Start location
Al Qudra Cycling Path | Seih Al Salam (near Zads and Trek shop), Dubai (AE)
Finish location
Al Qudra Cycling Path | Seih Al Salam (near Zads and Trek shop), Dubai (AE)
Age categories
/ 16-18
/ 19-34
/ 35-39
/ 40-44
/ 45-49
/ 50-54
/ 55-59
/ 60-64
/ 65-69
/ 70-74
/ 75-79
/ 80-99
Map & accomodation
Cycle Challenge
Event contact
Servatius Palmans
+971 (0)4 3210008