Santa Run at Dubai Festival City

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Santa Run at Dubai Festival City

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 8, 2019: Dubai residents get ready for the most fun and merriest run of the season as Santa comes to join for the second Dubai Festival City Santa Run.

Organized by RaceME, the run will take place on December 13th and covers three distances – 1km, 2.5km and the more seasoned runners can register themselves for the 5km distance.

Set against the backdrop of the Dubai Creek and the city skyline, the DFC Santa Run will go through the scenic Dubai Festival City Promenade finishing at the Festive Market at the mall.

Registered participants will receive a free Santa T-shirt along with a Santa hat and beard.  Participants are also encouraged to get creative and come in their own Santa costumes to stand a chance to win best dressed Santa prizes.

Racers and their families are also welcome to enjoy the Festive Market at the Race Village located in Dubai Festival City Mall, which will follow the holiday theme and have plenty of activities for all ages including Meet and Greet with Santa at his Grotto. A wide variety of refreshments will also be available at the market along with the opportunity to shop from various retailers.

Event Details

Date: Friday, December 13

Time: 6:30am

Venue: Dubai Festival City

The Santa run will open its doors at 7:30 am. Those wishing to register can do so at and online registrations are open until December 11th.

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