The Super Sports Run Series returns for a new season and if you want to see why it’s one of the best community events in the UAE, you still have time to sign up.
More than 700 runners of different ages and abilities will flock to The Track Golf Club at Meydan on Friday, October 12 with a variety of distances to choose from.
There are 3, 5, 10 and 16km courses on the agenda with each consisting of different age group categories. The 3km is open for juniors with under 9 years, 9 to 12, 13 to 15 and 16 and over among the group, while the 5km distance is for under 19 years, 19 to 29, 30 to 39, 40 to 49 and 50 and over.
For those that that want to test themselves the 16km and 10km will include male and female categories for under 30 years, 30 to 39, 40 to 49, 50 years and over.
“The Track at Meydan will once again offer some exciting races throughout the season. The newly introduced 10 Miler (16km) from last season will continue to headline the four different distances on offer along with the 3, 5 and 10km,” said Warren van der Merwe, race director from Super Sports Events.
Entry for adults costs Dh175 while it’s Dh125 for juniors. On top of that, as part of Super Sports Events’ vision in promoting a healthy lifestyle, they are also offering a discount to families of three or more.
Included in the price is an electronic chip timing, custom made finishers medal, t-shirt, downloadable race certificates and photographs as well as fruit and refreshments.
With attractive prizes up for grabs on the day, there is even more reason to sign up considering all athletes who finish the race have the chance of winning an all expenses paid trip to Thanyapura in Phuket, Thailand.
Van der Merwe added: “The Track have been amazing in supporting this event over the years and Meydan Hotel have also offered some great prizes for competitors which include restaurant vouchers to the Hotel and Qube Sports Bar. Runderwear have also come on board for this season and will be offering age group winners prizes. The race will start and finish at The Track Golf Clubhouse and will run along the internal roads of Meydan and Nad Al Sheba.”
What: Super Sports Run Series Race 1
Where: The Track Golf Club, Dubai
When: Friday, October 12
Contact: For more information or to register, visit www.supersportsuae.com.
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