• 30th October
  • 21km | 10km | 5km
  • Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)

Commonly Asked Questions

What is the date and time of the race?

October 30th, 2022.

Exact start times will be confirmed and shared closer to the event date but this will for sure be in the morning.


What are the race categories?

  • 21km
  • 10km
  • 5km

What is the route?

All distances within the Mai Dubai City Half Marathon will follow a route around DIFC. The fun and safe route will be clearly marked traffic-free with Dubai Police, Dubai Road Traffic Authority and our own event marshals managing traffic, helping motorists cross the course at designated points to ensure your safety when running.


How fast do I have to run?

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.

Is there water available?

Yes, water is a must! Mai Dubai Water will be available for all runners at the start area, on the race route at approx. 3km on the 5km loop – so 10k and 21k runners will pass on each lap. Water is also provided at the finish line. Feel free to bring your own water or use a hydration pack if you wish to.

Do I get a medal and T-shirt?

Of course, your hard work will be rewarded! Everyone who finishes their race distance will receive a Mai Dubai City Half Marathon medal and an official souvenir T-shirt. Please take the T-shirt size that you requested when you registered for the event.

Is there food at the event?

Yes, all runners will be provided a breakfast box from our official hospitality partner. F&B outlets in Gate Avenue will also be open for all runners.

You did not receive the confirmation email?

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 sports@promosevensports.com to request a follow up.

Personal Information Changes?

Please contact sports@promosevensports.com with the relevant subject… e,g. Change of email address, phone, etc.

For General Enquiries?

Please email sports@promosevensports.com and we will respond to your request.

The Mai Dubai City Half Marathon team would like to take this opportunity to thank Dubai Sports Council, Dubai Supreme Committee, Dubai Police, Dubai Road Traffic Authority, DIFC, Mai Dubai and all of our sponsors, partners and suppliers for their support and assistance to stage the 2021 event.

We know that many of you will have questions about how the race will look in 2021, so we hope that this information and the accompanying videos that we have shared on social media and our website will provide you with some answers as well as a degree of comfort that the safety of runners, staff and contractors is our top priority.

Good luck with your training! We look forward to seeing you on October 30th.

If you have any other questions about the race, please feel free to call us on +9714 3210008.

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