Urban-Ultra Night Rebel and other UAE fitness events to look forward to in August and September

A look at the fitness events taking place in the UAE over the next two months

David Cooper 2018/08/11

Are you competing in any fitness events in August and September?

Here’s our top six to get involved in!


Friday, August 17 and Friday, September 14

The Abu Dhabi Sports Council Indoor Run is hosted by Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Yas Mall.

The run will start and finish in Ferrari World with the run taking in the ground floor of the mall.

Runners will have options to take part in either the 2.5k, 5k or 10k.

TIME: From 8.15am*

MORE INFO: ADSC Indoor Run Ferrari World


Friday, September 21 

If you are ready for a serious challenge then this may well be the event for you.

Described as one of the toughest solo night footraces in the UAE, the Urban-Ultra Night Rebel has three distances available for competitors – 10km, 20km and 30km.

Wanting to test your fitness before the season kicks into gear – then this is a must.


MORE INFO: Urban-Ultra Night Rebel


September, September 22

Another new adventure is headed to Dubai with the Rush-A-Way Summer Challenge, set to physically and mentally test participating teams in a variety of ways.

Each challenge will offer a different test, with aspects like teamwork, stamina, strategy, communication skills, quick thinking and speed required.

With it being summer and the heat ratcheted up, this edition will take place at indoor locations, meaning there’s nothing to sweat as you zoom through the challenge.

Teams will earn points based on how fast they complete each challenge, and those that don’t finish in the given time will receive a penalty.


TIME: From 8am*

MORE INFO: Rush-A-Way Summer Challenge


Saturday, September 29

The popular Wadi Adventure Race returns this month where athletes will be pushed to the limits in a gruelling obstacle course.

Since its debut in 2012, the race has gone from strength to strength, and organisers are expecting another strong turnout this month for what will be the seventh edition overall.

Competitors will have to overcome a 5k, 10k and 15k obstacle course where they will crawl, run, carry, swim, swing and climb their way to the finish line.

TIME: From 6am

MORE INFO: Wadi Adventure Race

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