Ready, get set, go. Dubai Festival City is getting ready for its Half Marathon

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Ready, get set, go. Dubai Festival City is getting ready for its Half Marathon

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 1st, 2019: The second season of the Dubai Festival City Half Marathon will take place on November 1.

Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project, will host the run which is being organised by RaceME. The first race is scheduled to start at 6:30am and participants can register on or before October 25th.

Depending on skill level, runners can take part in the 21km half marathon, the 10km or 5km routes and finally, there is the 1km run for the kids.

The run is open to both seasoned marathon runners as well as aspiring amateurs and the route will take them through some of Dubai Festival City’s most scenic locations including the Dubai Festival City Mall, Automotive Park, Festival Bay, Marsa Plaza and Al Badia Residences. There is also a Race Village located close to Festival Bay with several F&B options for spectators and run participants.

Samer Zabian, Director – Residential & Commercial Property at Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate, said, “The Dubai Festival City Half Marathon was a success last year and we promised to bring it back. It gives us a chance to be a responsible holistic destination focusing on a number of health-focused events. The run provides a great opportunity for participants of all levels to take part, enjoy and truly embrace the spirit of fitness and sport and promote a healthy lifestyle.”

The Dubai Festival City Half Marathon is being held as part of the Dubai Fitness Challenge and with the support of Dubai Sports Council, Dubai Police, Dubai RTA and Dubai Municipality.

For more information, please visit raceme.ae/event/dubai-festival-city-half-marathon/.