Test your strength and endurance at the Vertical Challenge

Denzil Pinto 19:56 23/04/2016
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A Damanding task: Egyptian triathlete Omar Nour (l) will be attending the unique event.

With TrainYas, GoYas, iTrainSaturday, TrainDubai and TrainAlAin proving to be hugely popular, Daman have launched their free TrainZSC to mark their 10th year anniversary.

To be held at Zayed Sports City stadium between 18:00 to 21:00, on Thursday, Abu Dhabi residents will have the opportunity to engage in vertical training by climbing the stadium steps, while also having the chance to walk or run around the track.

And if you miss this week’s session, there will be lot more opportunities to join with the event being held on the last Thursday of every month.

It’s part of Daman’s initiative in promoting a healthy lifestyle and open to people of all abilities – whether you exercise regularly or not. Besides the activities, Daman are also offering free health checks, while there’s a children’s play area as well.

“Daman is 10 years old and to mark this momentous occasion we wanted to give something back to the community,” said Dr Michael Bitzer, CEO at Daman.

“TrainZSC is a remarkable and unprecedented opportunity for residents of Abu Dhabi to get to know a national icon, the National Stadium at Zayed Sports City, through a fitness initiative.

“For the first time in Abu Dhabi we will be able to go inside the stadium and create a step challenge, which is the first of its kind.”

You will get the chance to use the great facilities at Zayed Sports City stadium.

You will get the chance to use the great facilities at Zayed Sports City stadium.

Among those who will be attending is Egyptian triathlete and Daman ActiveLife ambassador, Omar Nour and he added: “I am honoured to be a part of an initiative that encourages the community towards healthier, more active lifestyles. TrainZSC is a great way to start the weekend and end the month on the right foot.”

Zayed Sports City are no strangers to hosting events with football, rugby and tennis matches among the wide range of sports played. And its general manager, Barry Bremner, is delighted to be associated with the event.

“We are excited for our partnership with Daman on TrainZSC as this new programme is perfectly aligned with our mission to continually engage the greater Abu Dhabi community through health and fitness activities,” he said.

“Programmes such as TrainZSC make a direct impact on the health and quality of life for UAE residents and we are proud to be a central player in this movement.”

Registration can be done on the day or in advance by signing up to www.trainzsc.com

What: TrainZSC
Where: Zayed Sports City Stadium, Abu Dhabi
When: Every last Thursday of each month between 18:00 and 21:00 beginning this week (April 28)
Contact: For more information, visit www.trainzsc.com

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