Challenge yourself on this beautiful 50km or 100km trail run through the mountain passes, along jeep tracks, through boulder ravines and over spectacular sand dunes of Ras Al Khaimah. It is a tough challenge and requires training, but generous cut-off times (24hrs overall) allow most physically fit, determined and well-prepared runners to get to the finish. Proudly announcing this race (100k) is a UTMB qualifying race (2pts)

CASH PRIZES worth over US$ 3000 up for grabs in the 100k race!


Check out the 2015 race here

Start time: 06:00am

Location: Ras Al Khaimah – Start hotel DoubleTree Hilton Marjan Island. You will be bussed to the start and back from the finish to the start hotel. (Buses will be every hour from approx. 3pm for the 50k and 8pm for the 100k)

You will carry your food and water (fruit, water and Aqualyte available approx every 10km). CP5 will be your opportunity to eat a hot meal where we will provide hot water for your dehydrated food and we will have hot soup on the go. (Outside assistance is not permitted outside of the checkpoints, but supporters are welcome to assist you at any checkpoint, in particular CP5).

The course will take you on a multi-terrain adventure and take in approx 2500m of elevation over the 100km distance. Checkpoint 5 will be located at approximately 52km.

Make sure you are part of the only single-stage 50km and 100km trail run in the UAE!

Your race pack will be available from AdventureHQ from Feb 29th at 10am. Race packs WILL NOT be taken to the start point, PLEASE ensure you collect your pack before the event begins – it contains your race bib, important information on start location and race course details. If you live outside of Dubai/Abu Dhabi or are visiting from overseas, please email us before the 29th so that we can arrange to take your race pack to Race Check-In for you.

PLEASE DOWNLOAD the documents below for full details

BOOK your accommodation here

Please note that we have extended the booking link to be active until February 29th 2016 – subject to availability.

Please follow the instructions on the existing link and you will be able to book the bedrooms –