Urban-Ultra Wadi Racer 2019

20th April, 2019

The single stage 10k, 20k or 30k trail running adventure will start and finish at the Emirates for Adventure and Mountain Tourism Camp at Wadi Showka (25° 6’3.18″N  56° 3’44.24″E) on April 20th 2019. Starting at 5.00am – in darkness! (Just 4km from the original start point – follow their signs from Showka Village).

Check-in CLOSES at 4.30am. Briefing at 4.45am. Start gun 5am sharp

Here you will be racing against the sunrise … racing out into the darkness with a headlamp  (not supplied) – terrain is single track trail, gravel jeep track and rocky wadi bed with short sharp climbs and undulations. The course will be marked with light reflective material for navigation until the sun rises and you should cross the finish in the beautiful first light of the day. (Race cut-off is 5hrs – you must reach 15km CP3 by 07:30am). (The 10k single track section will only feature signage and reflectors, and will not be spray painted due to the unspoiled nature of this area and confusion to other users).

There are no hotels nearby, so your options are driving to and from the site for the event or camping with us at the Emirates for Adventure and Mountain Tourism Camp. You can pitch your tent free of charge, or avail of one of the camp’s tents also free of charge, but you must bring along your own sleeping bag and mat. There are toilets and showers available which are also free of charge!
Water and energy drinks will be provided during the race at the checkpoints but please make sure that your obligatory hydration pack (1.5ltr) is fully filled from your own supplies before the start.
Please be respectful of our surroundings and keep impact to a minimum. Leaving nothing but footprints when we leave.
Please note, that the course road is not closed to traffic, and locals use parts of it to access their villages. Be aware that you may encounter a minimal amount of cars or trucks whilst running. To keep this traffic to a minimum, we would ask that any supporters do so from the START/FINISH point so we minimise any chance of accident or injury and churning up dust for the runners. HAVE FUN!

Race number and race pack collection from AdventureHQ, Times Square, Sheikh Zayed Rd, Dubai ONLY. Call +971 4 3466909/ 800 2383 6887. Available from 16th April 2019 up to race day. Race packs will NOT be taken to the start line, so please ensure you collect prior to race day. ONLY International or participants living outside of Dubai can request race day pick-up upon registration.

Your race pack contains your shirt, race bib and other goodies (race bib MUST be attached to your FRONT during the race please).

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Trail Running Camp & Coaching in Provence

21st June, 2019

Run the stunning trails of the spectacular Gorges du Verdon in the Grand Canyon of Europe. A unique site located in Haute Provence – just two hours away from the Côte d’Azur, Nice, France. Scattered with vineyards and fragrant lavender fields, trail runs are packed with stunning scenery and breathtaking panoramas, and an opportunity to work on your technique and strength with a specific programme designed and instructed by our specialist running coach, Lee Harris.
A region blessed with a thousand colours and perfumes, you are close to the emerald lake of Sainte-Croix where water activities are endless, and a nice break from the trails, with lots of opportunity to take a break and sample some of the local flavours of the region in the historic and quaint villages dotted along the way.
Join us at our mountain home away from home for a week of home made nutritious food, good company and some fantastic trail runs through the mountains.

AVAILABLE DATES FOR 2019 – 6 DAYS/5 NIGHTS (AED 3500 pp pw sharing basis)
(inc. Group airport transfer from Nice. Breakfast, 3 lunches, 3 dinners, gait analysis and run support)

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Jun 21 – 26 | Jun 28 – Jul 03

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Women’s Wellness Camp in Provence

5th July, 2019

Join us in the spectacular Gorges du Verdon in the Grand Canyon of Europe. A unique site located in Haute Provence – just two hours away from the Côte d’Azur, Nice, France. Scattered with vineyards and fragrant lavender fields, activities are centred around enjoying stunning scenery and breathtaking panoramas, cold water therapy and an opportunity to work on your fitness, mobility and nutrition in a supportive environment. You can expect yoga every day with our dedicated yoga instructor Aparagita Ghose, as well as to hike, kayak, swim and work on core strength and flexibility, as well as learn the basics of trail running if you are keen.
A region blessed with a thousand colours and perfumes, you are close to the emerald lake of Sainte-Croix where water activities are endless, with lots of opportunity to take a break and sample some of the local flavours of the region in the historic and quaint villages dotted along the way.
Join us at our mountain home away from home for a female-only week of well-balanced and nutritious food and drinks, good company and a variety of activities in the mountains.

AVAILABLE DATES FOR 2019 – 6 DAYS/5 NIGHTS (AED 3500 pp pw sharing basis)
(inc. Group airport transfer from Nice. Breakfast, 3 lunches, 3 dinners, guide and activities)

Jul 05 – 10

For more details call +971 50 4422934 or use the Contact Form

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