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) (Googlemaps link: https://goo.gl/maps/HYgNWdTXX9J2). Starting at 5.00am – in darkness!

Check-in CLOSES at 4.45am. Start gun 5.00am sharp

Here you will be racing against the sunrise … racing out into the darkness with a headlamp  (not supplied) – terrain is single track trail, 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 4hrs – you must reach 15km 07:00am).

Water and electrolyte 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!

COVID-SAFETY – IMPORTANT PLEASE READ

As per precautionary measures issued by the authorities; all athletes and spectators, over the age of 16, should have fully completed both COVID-19 vaccination doses 14 days before taking part in the event. Furthermore adherence to 2 meter social distancing rules and wearing a mask at all times (unless engaged in a sports activity). For race pack collection and venue admission, kindly present the ALHOSN app or vaccination card.

• If you are experiencing ANY signs of the covid virus – PLEASE DO NOT attend the race. Please go straight to a testing centre and get yourself checked out.

RACE PACK COLLECTION

Race number and race pack collection from Hopasports Office, Shop 1 & 2, (Tuesday 5 to 7 between the hours of 10am and 7pm ), Dubai Autodrome Retail Plaza, Motor City ONLY.

Call +971 4 3697488. 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).

SANITISE, SOCIAL DISTANCE and STAY SAFE … HAVE FUN!

RACE WAIVER: Please note that although our races are fully covered by insurance and medical services are in place, these are in service for the duration of the race and for emergency treatment only and do not include post event treatment by your chosen medical facility. Nor do they include a choice of medical facility in an emergency situation. By agreeing to participate, you understand that Urban-Ultra, any of its staff, race partners or related companies are not liable for any injuries sustained during the race or any medical treatment after emergency care has been administered. By registering for the race you agree to these terms and conditions of entry. The FULL RACE WAIVER is at the end of this document. Thank you.

RACE DISTANCE ACCURACY: We try to make the distances as accurate as possible, however due to the nature of trail and also the differences between GPS watches, please understand that the full distance may vary plus or minus a couple of km, and will never be exact. This is the nature of trail running and more often your distance will exceed the distance advertised. If it’s a bit more, you just get to enjoy it a bit more!