The Dubai Festival City Half Marathon
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The Dubai Festival City Half Marathon

  1. Mar, 26 Fri
  2. Dubai UAE

Start Time: from 06:30 am*

The Dubai Festival City Half Marathon

Dubai UAE Start Time: from 06:30 am*

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 on this page and in the Race Info Pack which will be published closer to the event and available from the event downloads section.

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 and FAQs sections above for details or contact the organizer for clarification.

Individual Categories / Events Price (AED)
5km - INCLUDNG HOME BAG DELIVERY
12 - 14 Years, Male
12 - 14 Years, Female
180.00
5km - INCLUDNG HOME BAG DELIVERY
15 - 19 Years, Male
15 - 19 Years, Female
180.00
5km - INCLUDNG HOME BAG DELIVERY
20 - 29 Years, Male
20 - 29 Years, Female
180.00
5km - INCLUDNG HOME BAG DELIVERY
40 - 49 Years, Male
40 - 49 Years, Female
180.00
5km - INCLUDNG HOME BAG DELIVERY
30 - 39 Years, Male
30 - 39 Years, Female
180.00
5km - INCLUDNG HOME BAG DELIVERY
50 - 60 Years, Male
50 - 60 Years, Female
180.00
5km - INCLUDNG HOME BAG DELIVERY
61 - 99 Years, Male
61 - 69 Years, Female
180.00
10km - INCLUDNG HOME BAG DELIVERY
15 - 19 Years, Male
15 - 19 Years, Female
225.00
10km - INCLUDNG HOME BAG DELIVERY
20 - 29 Years, Male
20 - 29 Years, Female
225.00
10km - INCLUDNG HOME BAG DELIVERY
30 - 39 Years, Male
30 - 39 Years, Female
225.00
10km - INCLUDNG HOME BAG DELIVERY
40 - 49 Years, Male
40 - 49 Years, Female
225.00
10km - INCLUDNG HOME BAG DELIVERY
50 - 60 Years, Male
50 - 60 Years, Female
225.00
10km - INCLUDNG HOME BAG DELIVERY
61 - 99 Years, Male
61 - 69 Years, Female
224.99
21km - INCLUDNG HOME BAG DELIVERY
15 - 19 Years, Male
15 - 19 Years, Female
305.00
21km - INCLUDNG HOME BAG DELIVERY
20 - 29 Years, Male
20 - 29 Years, Female
305.00
21km - INCLUDNG HOME BAG DELIVERY
30 - 39 Years, Male
30 - 39 Years, Female
305.00
21km - INCLUDNG HOME BAG DELIVERY
40 - 49 Years, Male
40 - 49 Years, Female
305.00
21km - INCLUDNG HOME BAG DELIVERY
50 - 60 Years, Male
50 - 60 Years, Female
305.00
21km - INCLUDNG HOME BAG DELIVERY
61 - 99 Years, Male
61 - 69 Years, Female
304.99
Prices shown include VAT where applicable.
  • What are the 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

  • What are the venue Directions and Parking Info?

    The race 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.

  • When and where is Race Pack Collection?

    2 days prior to the event: 10:00am - 10:00pm at Dubai Festival City mall - festival square. Please follow the signs towards the race registration area located at Festival Square. In front of the ARADA stand you will find your race number displayed. Once checked in please collect your drawstring bag from one of the officials.

  • Any specific Medical Advice?

    Be aware of the weather conditions, it is expected to be hot with very little shade. Ambulances will be on standby throughout the duration of the race. If you start to get headaches, feel dizzy and nauseous then you may be suffering from heat exhaustion and need to seek medical advice. Talk to the nearest volunteer who will be able to help you get attention. Please stay hydrated and drink plenty of fluids in the days leading up to the race.

  • What is the 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

  • When and where is the 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.

  • Where is the Bag drop area?

    You can leave your personal items at the bag drop area inside the athlete’s village. Please make sure your drawstring 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.

  • How is this event handling Covid19 related concerns?

    We are working to ensure that events are held to the highest standards given the guidelines at the time of the event. For full details on our Covid19 Guidance for swim, bike and run events please see our document in the downloads section.


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