Nike has announced that registration for the We Run DXB 10K race has come to a close, after a record number of 15,000 registrations have been reached.
The race is set to take place on November 13th at 7am; with the start line being at Downtown Dubai.
We Run DXB 2015, which was announced in August by Nike Middle East through its official distributor Sun and Sand Sports, is part of the global Nike We Run Series hosted by 18 cities across Europe, Latin America and Asia and ranging in distances from 5K to a full marathon.
Nike continues to support the running community through the Nike+ Run Club (NRC). Offered five times weekly in various parts of the UAE, the NRC provides expert coaching, support and mentoring to help members achieve running objectives. NRC is open to runners of all levels. To reserve a free spot: gonike.me/NRCdubai.
Important Information for Race Day
As preparation is key, Nike has advised all participants to plan ahead and be mindful of:
Start Time: The race will start at 7:00 am and the race village will open its gates at 5 am. Participants are advised to arrive early. A pre-race warm up, led by Nike’s master trainers, will begin prior to the run.
Race Village: The race village, located at the Burj Park, is a few minutes’ walk from Dubai Mall and the Address Hotel. Signs will be visible at all car parks and drop-off points to guide everyone towards the race village.
Parking: Parking will be available in Dubai Mall’s Cinema Parking as well as the Underground Car Park (P1 or P2) on Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard. Participants arriving by taxi can be dropped off at Burj Plaza
Road Closures: The outbound boulevard will be closed for the duration of the race. The entrance to Cinema Car Park and Underground Car Park P1 and P2 will be accessible throughout the duration of the race.
Race Pack: All registrants must pick up their race pack from the store they selected while registering. The pack contains a Dri-Fit t-shirt, wristband and timing chip. All runners will have to wear the t-shirt on race day.