More than 30,000 world-class runners are set to descend on Dubai next year for the 20th edition of the annual Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon- the world’s richest road race, with a winner’s prize of US$20,000. Both seasoned marathon runners and aspiring amateurs can tread in the footsteps of the record breakers who have run the path before, with 4km and 10km distances on offer for those who aren’t up for the full marathon. Participants can take in some of Dubai’s most iconic sights, including the Burj Al Arab, on their way along the race course.
Spectators can cheer the runners on and enjoy the festive ambiance filled with healthy snacks and sports accessories from all the top brands, so head down with family or friends for a fun, sporty day in the sunshine.
Date: 25 January 2019
Venue: In front of Madinat Jumeirah