Jebel Hafeet Challenge

Jebel Hafeet Challenge

  1. Oct, 25 Fri
  2. Al Ain UAE

Start Time: from 06:00 am*

Jebel Hafeet Challenge

Al Ain UAE Start Time: from 06:00 am*
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Registration closed on 24.10.2019 8:59 AM.
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Rising 1,240 metres, Jebel Hafeet is the Emirate's highest peak, and UAE's second. Test your fitness and run 12.5km up the mountain in the Jebel Hafeet Challenge.

Starting from the Green Mubazarah park and running all the way to the top of the mountain. Water will be provided along the way and there will be transport to get you back down mountain after the race.

Great fun and a wonderful experience, we look forward to seeing you then.

يبلغ ارتفاع جبل حفيت 1،240 متراً ، وهو أعلى قمة في الإمارات ، والثاني في دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة. اختبر لياقتك وركض لمسافة 12.5 كلم فوق الجبل في تحدي جبل حفيت.

Included: Goody Bag, Live Results, Medal, Refreshments, Timing, Race Towel, Breakfast, Transport from the finishing line.
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* Some events have multiple start times and many events request attendees to arrive by a certain time; please check the Information section above for details or contact the organizer for clarification.

Individual Categories Price (AED)
13 - 19 Years, Male
13 - 19 Years, Female
20 - 49 Years, Male
20 - 49 Years, Female
50 - 99 Years, Male
50 - 99 Years, Female
Team Categories Price (AED)
Relay Team
13 - 99 Years, Male/Female
(Team Price)
Prices shown include VAT where applicable.
  • Parking

    There will be plenty of parking , please arrive early to avoid any delays as roads will be closed off in time for the race.

  • Race Pack Collection

    5 - 5:45am ONLY here:

  • Race Briefing

    At the start line / Palace Gate at 5:50am

  • The Course

    Uphill winding course starting from the Green Mubazzarah Park and finishing right at the top of the Jebel Hafeet Mountain. Running will be on the main road.

  • Buses

    Transport taking you to the Hotel and back to the start line will be following this schedule;
    08:30 - Bus 1 (to the start line | Green Mubazzarah) Bus 2 (Grand Mercure Hotel)
    10:30 - Bus 1 & 2 (from Mercure to Green Mubazzarah)

  • Race Support

    In case of any emergencies, please inform any one of the event crew. Ambulances from Mediclic and the Abu Dhabi Police will be at your service. There will also be a few support vehicles in assistance.

  • Road Safety

    Thanks to the Abu Dhabi Police, the roads will be closed off just for the race...please make an effort to reach the top before the 8:30am cut off as the police will be looking to reopen the road to the public.

  • Aid Stations

    There will be water stations at the 2km, 6km and 10km points, as well as the two relay transition points. There will be 5 water stations on the course and some water will be available at the start & finishing line.

  • Which way do we run?

    The run is from the bottom of Jebel Hafeet going UP to the top!

  • Cut Off Time

    8:30am / 2.5hrs

  • Relay Teams

    Only the starting athlete to proceed to the start line, the climber and the finishers in each team will be picked up from the registration area by our support vehicles and dropped at the respective transition stations.


  • Medals

    At the end of the 12,5km run uphill, your lovely medal will be waiting for you at the top of the mountain. Well done, you have earned it

  • Awards Ceremony

    Our awards ceremony will be at 930 at the Grand Mercure Hotel

  • Results

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