Dubai Marathon Routes Announced; Here’s All You Need To Know About The 2024 Event

by Anupriya Mishra
Dubai Marathon Routes Announced; Here’s All You Need To Know About The 2024 Event

Running is one of the most fulfilling and fun-filled activities. After all, there is something absolutely riveting about having the wind blow your hair, as you push yourself physically to compete with your own previous record while also revelling in the sense of freedom that comes along with it. If this is how you also feel about running, then chances are that you or someone who does it not just for fitness purposes but also as a hobby. And if you are someone who is constantly on the lookout for athletic events where you can participate and push yourself harder, then you are in for some brilliant news, as the Dubai Marathon happening in 2024 has finally announced its routes. Here’s all about it.

Dubai Marathon To Start & Finish On Umm Suqeim Road

 

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It was not too long ago that we announced the dates for the upcoming Dubai Marathon, which is going to be the 23rd edition. While the marathon is happening on January 7, 2024, the venue of the marathon has now also been announced. Yes, as it happens this edition will start and finish on Umm Suqeim Road. According to a report by the National News, there are three races that are going to be organised which include a 4 km fun run, a 10 km race, and a full 42.2 km marathon.

Happening under the aegis of the Dubai Sports Council, the organisers are expected to work closely with Dubai RTA, Dubai Municipality, and the Dubai Police. So, it is expected that the race will begin close to the Dubai Police Academy and the marathon will give participants a fantastic view of the Jumeirah Beach Road, Madinat Jumeirah, and the Burj Al Arab.

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Registrations Are Already Open On Their Website

 

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Since the event is going to happen six months before the Paris Olympics, it offers elite athletes to get the spotlights shining on them. While the bookings are already open on the website of the marathon, one must also use this time to train. As it happens, the registration fee for this marathon is AED150 AED85 and AED50 for the 42.2 km marathon, 10 km race, and 4 km fun run. This is also a huge event because the marathon is returning to Dubai after a long gap! Yes, it was last held in January 2020 and now, it’s finally making its way back just before the Paris Olympics, making it an excellent opportunity for athletes to get noticed.

So, if you are also Someone who wants to participate in this upcoming marathon, don’t forget to register online!

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