The Dubai Festival City Half Marathon

The Dubai Festival City Half Marathon

  1. Nov, 01 Fri
  2. Dubai UAE

Start Time: from 06:30 am*

The Dubai Festival City Half Marathon

Dubai UAE Start Time: from 06:30 am*
12 days left
This event scores highly!
Scoring an average of 8.0
in real reviews from actual participants this event is rated above average for most similar events.
Registration closes 27.10.2019 at 11:59 PM or sooner if places sell out.
Cancelations accepted up to 18.10.2019 at 11:59 PM or sooner if the event sells out.
Category Changes accepted up to 25.10.2019 11:59 PM or sooner if the event sells out.

The run takes you around the beautiful Dubai Festival City including a loop of the golf course and onto the Creek boardwalk offering runners the best of both views as the sun rises over Dubai. This course is known to be a quick one and PB's are easily achieved.

All information about this event will be in the Race Info Pack- available in the download section of this page

Included: Goody Bag, Live Results, Medal, Refreshments, Timing, Tee Shirt
Refund Policy: Premier Online guarantees your right to cancel and receive a refund (subject to applicable fees) for paid events within specified time limits.

* 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)
1km - Kids (Parents Run Free/Not Timed)
4 - 10 Years, Male
4 - 10 Years, Female
47.62
5km
10 - 14 Years, Male
10 - 14 Years, Female
142.85
5km
15 - 19 Years, Male
15 - 19 Years, Female
142.85
5km
20 - 29 Years, Male
20 - 29 Years, Female
142.85
5km
40 - 49 Years, Male
40 - 49 Years, Female
142.85
5km
30 - 39 Years, Male
30 - 39 Years, Female
142.85
5km
50 - 59 Years, Male
50 - 59 Years, Female
142.85
5km
60 - 99 Years, Male
60 - 69 Years, Female
142.85
10km
15 - 19 Years, Male
15 - 19 Years, Female
185.71
10km
20 - 29 Years, Male
20 - 29 Years, Female
185.71
10km
30 - 39 Years, Male
30 - 39 Years, Female
185.71
10km
40 - 49 Years, Male
40 - 49 Years, Female
185.71
10km
50 - 59 Years, Male
50 - 59 Years, Female
185.71
10km
60 - 99 Years, Male
60 - 69 Years, Female
185.71
21km
15 - 19 Years, Male
15 - 19 Years, Female
261.90
21km
20 - 29 Years, Male
20 - 29 Years, Female
261.90
21km
30 - 39 Years, Male
30 - 39 Years, Female
261.90
21km
40 - 49 Years, Male
40 - 49 Years, Female
261.90
21km
50 - 59 Years, Male
50 - 59 Years, Female
261.90
21km
60 - 99 Years, Male
60 - 69 Years, Female
261.90
Prices shown include VAT where applicable.
  • Race Start Times:

    Festival City Half marathon - 6:30am
    Festival City Run 10k - 7:00am
    Festival City Run 5K - 7:30am
    Festival City Run teeny Tiny 1K - 9:15am

  • Directions and Parking Info:

    Dubai Festival City Half is taking place around Dubai Festival City mall, Al Badia and Al badia golf course.
    There is a dedicated car park for all race entrants within NOVO CINEMA Car Park GOLD section.
    Please follow the signage and instructions of road side marshals.
    Follow the signs from Al Rebat street towards Festival Centre and head straight towards Holiday Inn Hotel. After passing the hotel you will find the entrance towards NOVO Cinema Parking.
    Marshals will guide you from the car park to the ground floor mall level until you reach the race village and start venue.
    Please try to be early to avoid delays or traffic as we’re expecting a lot of people.

  • Race Pack Collection:

    October 30: 10:00am - 10:00pm at Dubai Festival City mall - festival square
    You can collect your race pack 2 days prior to the Dubai Festival City Half. Please follow the signs towards the race registration area located at Festival Square, 6 metres in front of the ARADA stand. You will find your race number displayed on the information boards. Once registered please collect your drawstring bag from one of the RaceME
    officials.

  • Medical Advice:

    UAE climate: It is essential that you are aware of the weather conditions during the race. It is expected
    to be hot with very little, if any, shade. We will have ambulances on standby throughout the duration of the race but you must take care to race sensibly in such conditions. If you start to get headaches, feel dizzy and nauseous then you may be suffering from heat exhaustion and need to seek medical advice. Listen to your body. Talk to the nearest volunteer who will be able to help you get attention. The common symptoms of heat exhaustion include: confusion, muscle cramps, heavy sweating, headaches, nausea/vomiting and dizziness. If you become aware of these symptoms then seek medical help.

    Sufficient hydration: Please stay hydrated and drink plenty of fluids in the days leading up to the race and remember to continue to take on fluids on the morning before the swim start. During the run try to take on board about 500ml of fluids per hour. There will be water available from aid st

  • Race Village Info:

    The race village will be operated from 6am onwards until 1 hour after the last runner has crossed the finish line.
    • Various food/ coffee outlets
    • Toilets
    • Medical support
    • Refreshments
    • Retail outlets
    • Race partner/ vendor give aways
    • Bag drop area
    • Lost children zone

  • Race Briefing:

    6:00am / 6:15am / 7:15am (designated briefing area within the athlete’s village)
    There will be compulsory race briefings from 6:00am onwards.
    Please attend this as any last minute changes will be discussed and any questions answered.

  • Bag Collection:

    You can leave your personal items at the bag drop area inside the athlete’s village. Please make sure your Dubai Festival City Half draw string bag has your race number clearly written on it. Bags can be collected after the Run is completed. Please note that we cannot take any responsibility for your personally belongings during the event and you will only be able to reclaim your bag with your corresponding bib.


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