Get ready to run like never before! We’re thrilled to announce that the 5th edition of the Mai Dubai City Half Marathon is coming to DIFC this 29th of October 2023, and it’s going to be the biggest and best event yet!
We’re pulling out all the stops this year to make the event truly unforgettable. Expect an amazing route that showcases the beautiful sights of DIFC, fun activities, and more exciting surprises along the way.
Whether you’re a seasoned runner or just looking to challenge yourself, join us for the 5k, 10k, or 21k race and experience the thrill of the run.
Register now to join the fun, push your limits, and create lasting memories! Also, don’t forget to invite your friends and family to join you on this exciting adventure.REGISTER NOW
The 5th edition of the Mai Dubai City Half Marathon will be held on Sunday 29th October 2023.
Start timings for the race
All distances within the Mai Dubai City Half Marathon will follow a route around DIFC. The fun and safe route will be clearly marked and traffic-free with Dubai Police, Dubai Road Traffic Authority and our own event marshals helping motorists to cross the course at designated points to ensure your safety when running
PLEASE NOTE ALL 21KM DISTANCE RUNNERS MUST COMPLETE THE ADDITIONAL SHORT LOOP ON THEIR FIRST LAP.
Click here for the route map
We will be confirming the details for this very soon – please stay tuned for any updates.
Participants must be at least 16 years old to participate in the 21km race of the Mai Dubai City Half Marathon. For the 10km and 5km races, the minimum age is 10 years and above.
There are various parking plots available within the walking distance of the start line
Keep in mind the metro system doesn’t operate early on the morning of the race
We suggest you come by taxi and ask to be taken to the Emirates Towers Metro station. This is around 200m from the start area.
Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of your race.
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 Mai Dubai City 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 2 hours and 45 minutes. Runners who have not started their last lap by 08.30 will be directed to the finish line.
Yes, water is a must! Mai Dubai Water will be available for all runners at the start area, and on the race route at approx. 3km on the 5km loop and on the lapping lane for runners doing the 21km and 10km. 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.
Yes, your hard work will be rewarded! Everyone who finishes their race distance will receive a Mai Dubai City 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. F&B outlets in Gate Avenue will also be open for all runners.
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