October is finally here! This means we can finally go outdoors again and enjoy the half marathon season! Here’s why you should join a half marathon in Dubai before 2022 ends!

1. Receive a Medal 

Want to accomplish something this 2022? Maybe add more medals to your collection? Join the Mai Dubai City Half Marathon! The bigger the race, the bigger the medal! Running a half marathon in Dubai is an awesome way to receive a medal! It would also be so much easier and much more fun when you’re running in between Dubai’s beautiful cityscapes. 

2. You’re Contemplating if You’re Ready for a Full Marathon 

Let’s say you didn’t have enough time to train for a marathon or perhaps the idea of running a full marathon is still too daunting. There could be a lot of reasons why you think you’re not ready for a marathon, that’s why we suggest joining a half marathon! They say that you need to finish at least one half marathon before signing up for a full marathon. Running a half marathon will still be challenging but it will help you gain more confidence as a runner. 

3. It’s a Great Fitness Challenge

Running a half marathon in Dubai is no walk in the park. If you want to take your fitness game to the next level, running a  half marathon may be exactly what you need. On average, a half marathon can make runners burn around 1,100-1,600 calories depending on their weight and lifestyle. Running a half marathon will also improve your cardiovascular fitness and muscular endurance! 

4. Buy New Shoes and Running Clothes 

If you’ve been wanting to buy a new pair of kicks and running clothes, this is your chance! Sign up for a half marathon in Dubai so you’ll have an excuse to buy the shoes and clothes you’ve been wanting to get. New shoes and clothes can also help you feel better and help you gain more confidence during the actual race. 

5. Less Injury and Easier to Recover 

Running and training for a half marathon means that you don’t risk yourself from overtraining and getting injured. It will also be easier to recover from a half marathon rather than a full marathon considering that the distance is much shorter.

6. Join an Event in Dubai 

Dubai is well-known for its spectacular and memorable events! The Mai Dubai City Half Marathon 2022 will be back on the 30th of October. There’s only a few spots left! If you’re really keen to join a half marathon, register today

7. Get a Chance to Brag

Running a half-marathon is growing in popularity and it’s something you should be proud of if you’ve finished one! However, finishing a half marathon in Dubai is on a whole other level! After completing the half marathon, imagine how cool it would be to share your experience with others. 

8. Meet Other Runners 

A lot of runners or running groups in Dubai will surely be joining the Mai Dubai City Half Marathon this 2022! You’ll get plenty of opportunities to meet and build new friendships at the event whether at the starting line, while running, or celebrating together after the race! 

Want to join a race event in Dubai this 2022? Check out the best running events in the city below: 

Mai Dubai City Half Marathon 

The Mai Dubai City Half Marathon is one of the most popular running events in Dubai. The next Mai Dubai City Half Marathon will be held on the 30th of October. Register now. You can also join our 5km and 10km races. To get more details about the next Mai Dubai City Half Marathon event, follow us at @promosevensports on Instagram.

Skechers Performance Run Series 

The Skechers Performance Run has 2.5 km, 5km, and 10km races available and it’s a family-friendly event which is great if you want to bring your family with you. The first race of the series will be back on November 2022.

Bloomberg Square Mile Relay 

The Bloomberg Square Mile Relay was held in DIFC last 9th of February 2022. The Bloomberg Square Mile Relay is the only corporate race in the world and anyone can enter as a team of 10 for a great team-building activity. 

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