A heartfelt thank you to everyone who joined us for the Expo City Dubai Half Marathon! Your enthusiasm and dedication have made this event truly exceptional. Thank you for being part of the Expo City Run family!
The Expo City Dubai Half Marathon 2024 is set to debut on February 4th 2024.
Start timings for the race
All distances within the Expo City Dubai Half Marathon will follow a route around Expo City Dubai 2020. The fun and safe route will be clearly marked and traffic-free with Dubai Police, Dubai Road Traffic Authority and our own event marshals to ensure your safety when running
Race pack collection will be on the day of the race on 4th February at the event village from 05:30
Race pack collection closes 15 minutes before the start of your race
Participants must be at least 16 years old to participate in the 21km race of the Expo City Dubai Half Marathon. For the 10km the minimum age requirement is 10 years and above and the 5km race is open to all ages and abilities.
Opportunity Parking Expo City: This parking zone is accessible from E77 Expo Road and orange color coded. The lots in this zone are from A to F.
Please click here for the parking location
Please click here for the pedestrian route from “Opportunity Parking to Start/Finish Area”
Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of your race
The Expo City Dubai Half Marathon will start and finish near Al Forsan Park in the beautiful Expo City Dubai 2020.
Click here for the start area location
You must start in the distance that you have entered
The route will be traffic-free and will be very well signed to ensure that you can have the most enjoyable run possible
Event staff will be located across the race route. If you need any assistance while on the route, please alert any of the staff members
The Expo City Dubai Half Marathon is organized with the support of Dubai Sports Council, Dubai Police and RTA. Entrants in the 21km event must be able to complete the full distance within 3 hours. Runners who have not passed the 13km mark by 9am will be directed to the finish line.
Yes, water is a must! Water will be available for all runners at the start area. The water stations points in the race routes have been mentioned below:
Water is also provided for all runners after they cross the finish line. Feel free to bring your own water or use a hydration pack if you wish to.
We have baggage drop facilities available near the start and finish area. Please note that we recommend only leaving essential items and valuables. The organizers will not be responsible for any loss or damage to items left in the baggage area.
Yes, your hard work will be rewarded! Everyone who finishes their race distance will receive a Expo City Dubai Half Marathon finisher medal and an official souvenir T-shirt. Please take the T-shirt size that you requested when you registered for the event
Yes, all runners will be provided with refreshments.
Ambulance and medical cover will be present at the event. If you need any assistance please contact a marshal.
The confirmation email is sent once you successfully submit and pay for your registration online. If you did not receive one, please contact us at [email protected] to request a follow up.
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