DUBAI PARKS AND RESORTS ORGANIZES A FUN-FILLED MARATHON IN SUPPORT OF THE DUBAI FITNESS CHALLENGE
- The 8-km fun-run to take place at Dubai Parks and Resorts
- Walk-in Registration starts at 6:00am
Dubai, 07 November 2017: Dubai Parks and Resorts, the region’s largest integrated theme park destination, has accepted His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s challenge to support Dubai in becoming the most active city in the world. In-line with the Dubai Fitness Challenge agenda, Dubai Parks and Resorts is organizing an 8km fun-run set to take place on Saturday 11th November at the entertainment destination from 7:00am until 8:30am.
The fun-run will offer participants an interactive way to spend quality time with friends and family while getting active and achieving their Dubai30x30 goals in the beautiful outdoor weather. This unmissable occasion is open for everyone and free of charge. Free transportation to the destination will be provided with two pick up points set up at Mall of the Emirates (2 Busses/ departure at 6:10 AM), and Ibn Battuta Metro Station (2 Busses/departure at 6:30 AM). Moreover, free parking will be available at the VIP Parking area.
Winners of the Dubai Parks and Resort’s fun-run will be announced at the awarding ceremony following the marathon at 9:00am. Participants can look forward to a variety of valuable prizes such as a one-night stay at Lapita™ Hotel, the Polynesian themed family hotel within the destination for 3 female and 3 male winners and 30 free annual passes allowing the winners to enjoy the destination all year round.
Mohamed Almulla, Chief Executive Officer Of DXB Entertainments PJSC, the company that owns Dubai Parks and Resorts, said: “The Dubai Fitness Challenge aims to motivate Dubai’s residents and visitors to boost their physical activity and commit to 30 minutes of daily activity for 30 days. As a family entertainment destination, we aim to support this city-wide fitness movement by organizing this fun-packed fitness event and encouraging friends and families to get active while supporting Dubai’s goal of becoming the most active city in the world”.
“We look forward to welcoming the participants at Dubai Parks and Resorts, and are confident that it will be a fun and rewarding experience for all” he added.
Dubai Parks and Resorts, the region’s largest theme park destination, features MOTIONGATE™ Dubai – a unique theme park showcasing some of Hollywood’s most beloved characters from DreamWorks Animation, Columbia Pictures and Lionsgate – and BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, a first-of-its-kind theme park that showcases rides and attraction based on some of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters. It also hosts LEGOLAND® Dubai, a unique, interactive theme park for families which brings the well-known LEGO® brick to life in a playful learning environment, in addition to the LEGOLAND® Water Park, the region’s first water park catering to families with children aged 2-12. The entire destination is connected by Riverland™ Dubai – a uniquely themed retail and dining district at the heart of Dubai Parks and Resorts. Guests can stay at the Lapita™ Hotel, a Polynesian themed family hotel that is part of the Marriott Autograph Collection. Expected to open in late 2019, Six Flags Dubai will be destination’s fifth theme park and the region’s first Six Flags theme park.
Tickets for the parks can be bought online at www.dubaiparksandresorts.com along with all the information on new park timings.