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Updated May 2024

Renowned for their physical demands, marathons offer a distinctive fusion of fitness, endurance, and achievement, drawing sports enthusiasts from around the globe. In Dubai and the UAE, a multitude of marathon events unfold in various cities, captivating both local and international running enthusiasts.

These events not only provide participants with health benefits but also offer them the opportunity to engage with vibrant communities and traverse awe-inspiring landscapes.

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Read on as Wego has compiled a list of marathon events taking place in Dubai and the UAE for the year 2024.

Marathon event in Dubai

The following is a list of marathon events taking place in Dubai in 2024:

Dubai Canal Night Run

The Dubai Canal Night Run, organized by Race ME Events, is set to illuminate the city of Dubai in May. Taking place on May 18, 2024, a Saturday evening, the event commences at 7:30 pm.

To participate, individuals can register online, with registration closing on May 15, 2024, at 11:59 PM, or earlier if capacity is reached. Flexibility is offered regarding cancellations and category changes, with participants able to make adjustments to their registration until the same deadline, ensuring a smooth and accommodating experience for all involved. The registration fee ranges from 68.25 to 103.95 AED.

DXB Snow Run 2024

The DXB Snow Run 2024, hosted by Ski Dubai, is set to take place in Dubai on May 19, 2024, a Sunday morning starting at 6:00 am. To join the snowy adventure, participants need to register online, with registration closing on May 16, 2024, at 11:59 PM, or earlier if slots fill up.

It’s important to note that the options for cancelation or refunds, as well as category changes, have expired on May 9, 2024, at 11:59 PM. This ensures efficient event management and allows participants to plan their participation accordingly. The registration fee ranges from 94.50 to 157.50 AED.

Marathon event in Abu Dhabi

The following is a list of marathon events taking place in Abu Dhabi in 2024:

Active Abu Dhabi Community Walk / Run

The Active Abu Dhabi Community Walk/Run event is scheduled for June. It will take place in Abu Dhabi on June 1, 2024, which falls on a Saturday, starting at 7:00 am. Registration for the event closes on May 28, 2024, at 11:59 PM, or earlier if all available slots are filled. Participants have until the same deadline to cancel their registration or make changes to their chosen category. This flexibility allows for adjustments and ensures smooth event management.

Marathon event in Sharjah

Kalba Half Marathon

The Kalba Half Marathon 2024 will take palce on 2 December. The race will be held in Kalba’s new Corniche Street with several options for distances, which include 21.1 km, 10 km, 5 km, and 2.5 km.

Marathon event in Ras Al Khaimah

The following is a list of marathon events taking place in Ras Al Khaimah in 2024:

Shawka Hump Race 4

The registration fee for the Shawka Hump Race 4, organized by Peaks Sports, ranges from AED 178.50 to AED 441.00. Taking place in Ras Al Khaimah on November 16, 2024, a Saturday starting at 5:00 am. To secure participation, individuals are advised to register online before the deadline on November 11, 2024, at 11:59 PM, or earlier if capacity is reached.

Flexibility is provided for cancellations and category changes, with participants allowed to make adjustments to their registration until October 16, 2024, at 11:59 PM, or sooner if the event reaches full capacity. This policy ensures efficient event management and accommodates participant preferences effectively.

Marathon event in Ajman

Ajman Half Marathon

The registration fee for the Ajman Half Marathon 2024 ranges from AED 68.25 to AED 89.25. Scheduled to be held in Ajman on December 29, 2024, a Sunday morning starting at 7:00 am. To secure a spot, participants are encouraged to register online before the deadline on December 28, 2024, at 11:59 PM, or earlier if capacity is reached.

Flexibility is provided regarding cancellations and category changes, with participants able to make adjustments to their registration until December 25, 2024, at 11:59 PM, or sooner if the event reaches full capacity. This ensures efficient event management and accommodates participant needs effectively.

 

 

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