Registration opens for November 26's Beach Run Festival

Sport360 staff 17:49 24/10/2022
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  • Runners can now register to take part in the upcoming Beach Run Festival, being held on Saturday, November 26, 2022 at Dubai’s iconic Kite Beach.

    The sixth edition – in collaboration with Dubai Sports Council and Dubai Fitness Challenge – also boasts a timed ‘Elite Run’ category for the first time. The top-three finishers will be awarded at the end of the 7.2km course.

    You’ll also have the option to take part in the traditional 3.6km Fun Run and 1.8km Family Run. Post-race, every runner will receive a finisher’s medal.

    Visit Premier Online now to register for a Festival expected to attract more than 2,500 people. Entry ranges from Dh129-Dh200, with a 20-per-cent ‘early bird’ discount valid until October 31.

    Children under five are free of charge, while groups of 6-25 receive a 15-per-cent discount on the total amount.

    “The Beach Run Festival has grown into a landmark event in Dubai and we are proud to be part of this year’s Dubai Fitness Challenge,” said Bassam Nawfal, Sport360’s managing director.

    “With events open to runners of all ages and abilities, especially with the sixth edition’s introduction of ‘Elite Run’, this truly fits with the ethos of our company. The new location on Kite Beach only steps things up further.

    “We can’t wait to welcome you all on November 26, for what should be an unforgettable day.”

    The event – in partnership with Sports Mania – is taking place at Kite Beach in Jumeirah, next to Salt Burger. It runs from 07:00-18:00.

    A number of beach sports tournaments will also be played, including: basketball, football, volleyball and tennis. Prizes are up for grabs for the winners.

    Mai Dubai are the official hydration partner, while the sports apparel partner is Skechers. Other sponsors include: Curaprox, Al Bayader International, Fade Fit, Gulfbuzz and Qutek.

    Runners will each receive a race pack prior to the event, including an event T-shirt and goodies. Please bring your ID, plus ticket printout, and collect it from: Jumeirah Lake Towers, Indigo Icon, Office 1006.

    More information can be found on the official website.

    The sixth edition of Beach Run Festival is being organised by Sport360X, a leading digital publisher and sports consultancy agency in the MENA region. Other events run since it was founded in 2010 include the Sports Industry Awards (SPIA) and FIT Awards.