Going Out: Etisalat Cycling Festival set for Abu Dhabi

The Etisalat Cycling Festival will guarantee a wheely good time! Register now for this free event at Abu Dhabi’s Corniche.

Sport360 staff
by Sport360 staff
7th March 2017

article:7th March 2017

Promote wellness and a healthier lifestyle by jumping on your bike and joining the community at the Etisalat Cycling Festival.

The free recreational cycling event, which will take place on Friday, March 17 at the Corniche in Abu Dhabi, is a non-competitive, non-timed family day out.

Whether you’re a seasoned rider, a novice or someone who wants to experience cycling as part of a group, the unique initiative is perfect for all as it’s not a race, but a community-centric event to get people up and active.

The Etisalat Cycling Festival is organised by Sport360 and supported by Etisalat, ActiveLife by Daman, Abu Dhabi Sports Council, Abu Dhabi Municipality, Abu Dhabi Roads & Transport Authority, National Ambulance and Costa Coffee.

In addition to the cycling on offer, the event will have various interactive zones along the route, along with as a family festival village that will feature activities, chill out zones, cycling proficiency tests, a health zone, kids play area, a BMX ramp, a bike part display, as well as food and beverages.

Two different cycling routes will be open on the day, depending on the time. Those cycling between 08:30 and 11:30 can use Corniche Road, while those taking part from 11:30 onward will have unlimited use of Corniche Bike Track.

How to get involved

  • What: Etisalat Cycling Festival
  • Where: Corniche Road and Corniche Bike Track, Abu Dhabi
  • When: Friday, March 17 from 08:00 to 19:00
  • Contact: www.etisalatcyclingfestival.sport360.com

Anyone who doesn’t own a bicycle of their own can rent one for Dh45 when registering (for ages 15 and above), but the bike rentals are limited so make sure to sign up and grab one as soon as possible.

Helmets, which are mandatory, can also be purchased at the village for Dh50.

Registration is free, open to all ages and can be done online through etisalatcyclingfestival.sport360.com.

By signing up, you’ll receive a complimentary Cycling Festival t-shirt, which can be picked up along with the rest of the event pack at GO Sport, Yas Mall Abu Dhabi between noon and 20:00 on Thursday, March 16.

Come out for a fun day and help get the community behind a worthy cause at the Etisalat Cycling Festival.