• Step up your running game with the city’s biggest, free-to-enter, fun run on 27 November 2020
  • Shape your own running route across any distance, location and start time
  • Prizes worth AED500,000 in total value up for grabs – simply post a selfie of your run, tag @dubaifitnesschallenge and use #DubaiRun
  • Registration still open at

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 November 2020: Stretch your legs and get ready for a running experience like no other with Dubai Run 2020, the city’s biggest, free-to-enter, fun run. On 27 November, Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) 2020 is gearing up to turn the whole city into a personalised running track for all ages, abilities and fitness levels, welcoming one and all to celebrate their personal best – be it the first, fastest or farthest stretch.

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a first-time runner; simply looking to brush up on your endurance skills or eager to turn family members onto the joys of running – everyone is invited to run, jog or walk along any distance, any location, at any start time and with any running partner.

Soak in the fresh air while you run through your local neighbourhood, community park or your favourite running trail. Decide what time you begin, and invite your family or friends to dust off their trainers and get running with you.

Celebrating the city’s resilient spirit, Dubai Run has partnered with Dubai Cares to join the fundraising campaign for ‘Education Uninterrupted’ – tackling the impact of COVID-19 on the education of children and youth in the UAE. While the event remains free-to-enter, participants are invited to donate to the campaign.

DFC is committed to creating a safe environment for one and all to be physically active. Public health and safety will remain paramount throughout the programme, with individuals advised to ensure all runs strictly follow preventative regulations as issued by the Dubai government, including social distancing.

On the day, make sure to take a photo of yourself on your run, post it on your social media and tag @dubaifitnesschallenge and use #DubaiRun for your chance to win prizes worth AED500,000 in total value.

Visit the Dubai Run website for more details and to register.

Dubai Run is organised by Dubai Tourism and Dubai Sports Council; with presenting partner Mai Dubai; association partners Emirates NBD and fitbit; official partners Arabian Radio Network (ARN), Daman, DP World, Etisalat and zoom; and government partners Event Security Committee, Dubai Health Authority (DHA), Dubai Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), Dubai Police, Ministry of Education and Roads & Transport Authority (RTA).

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About Dubai Fitness Challenge

The Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) is an initiative of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai. DFC has been created to motivate the people of Dubai to adopt an active and healthier lifestyle, and commit to 30 minutes of daily activity for 30 days. Running from October 30 to November 28, 2020, DFC encompasses all forms of activity in an action-packed calendar of virtual and physical sessions, to make fitness accessible and easy for all. This year’s programme has the highest standards of safety precautions and social distancing measures in place to ensure Dubai’s residents and visitors can stay connected and safe.