Take part in this amazing two-stage desert adventure run. Choose from a 5k (NEW this year!!), 10k or 20k distance. Friday night the horn will sound at 7:00pm and you will head off to run your selected distance in the dark with your headlamp on a flat but challenging course marked with light reflective tape, then return to camp for food and fun and to prepare for the morning’s 07:00am start gun to run your chosen distance over the dunes along a marked course!
Enjoy the winter weather and tranquility of the desert with your family and friends. Our title sponsor ‘Dial-A-Battery’ will be providing free battery testing over the course of the weekend.


Kcal will be providing a post race BBQ menu (from 8pm – 11pm) – for AED 100 you receive:
3 Kcal Salads (Choice of one)
One of the following main items: Kcal Beef Burger, Curried Chicken & Pineapple Kebab, Grilled Mixed Vegetable Kebab
2 Healthy Desserts (Choice of one)

BBQ tickets are also available on the day!

And for the kids? Saturday morning brings wall climbing from yallaoutdoor.com and camp fun with some good old family favourites like the tug-o-war, egg and spoon, sack racing and more!

PS. It’s no-frills camping = no shower = prepare to get a bit stinky!
A campsite area will be designated next to the start/finish, but all camping equipment like tent, sleeping bags, grill, BBQ food/water, firewood, comfort items etc. are your own responsibility. (We have a limited number of tents which are available on a first come first served basis – email events@urbanultra.com to reserve your tent once you have registered).

GOODY BAG COLLECTION: Your race pack will be available from AdventureHQ, Sheikh Zayed Road, Times Square, Dubai only – from 24th November to Friday 27th November. Race packs WILL NOT be taken to the start point, PLEASE ensure you collect your pack before the event begins – it contains your shirt, and race bib (race bib MUST be attached to your FRONT during the race please). ONLY international participants can request race day pick-up.