Registration Deadlines for 13th Edition of “Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon” Now Extended Until January 22nd 2019

Category Public Relations

Date 21 Jan 2019

  • Ras Al Khaimah’s Half Marathon will introduce a brand-new race course featuring the scenic venue of Al Marjan Island
  • Registration deadlines extended until 22nd January for half marathon and until 30th January for MINI Marathon

As the UAE’s northern Emirate gears up to host the 13th edition of “Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon” on the 8th of February 2019, the deadline for registration is now extended until the 22nd of January offering interested professional athletes and aspiring amateurs the chance to register and join elite runners in the world’s fastest half marathon. The region’s prestigious sporting event is set to feature a brand-new race course at the new venue of Al Marjan Island, that will surround participants and spectators with scenic breathtaking views.

The MINI marathon, a new category introduced to encourage the participation of families and younger runners, is accepting registrations until the 30th of January. The UAE’s premier road race will welcome 7-12-year-old participants for 2.3km run and 11-17-year olds for the 5K “Teen Dash.” A special event to engage the whole family will challenge ‘Dads & Daughters’ and ‘Moms & Sons’ to a 2.3km run in teams of two.

In addition to the race, families will have access to a host of fun-filled activities including the “kids carnival” area featuring trampolines and ball pits, musical circles, the “fitness zone” with Yoga, Pilates and Zumba classes, the “sports game zone” to engage the young ones in football classes and obstacle courses, along with variety of food trucks offering delightful treats and refreshing beverages.

Families can sign up and register for the MINI marathon online via https://www.premieronline.com/event/ras_al_khaimah_mini_marathon_2019_3910

Race Packs for the MINI Marathon must be collected from the Baggage Desk in the Race Village at the following times: Thursday 7th February from 5pm – 7pm, and Friday 8th February from 5am.

Participants and spectators can now download the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon mobile app on iOS for an ultimate event experience. It features live tracking of all participants (without using their phones), social media integration, interactive course maps, selfies and all other relevant information you need to know about the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon.

Running enthusiasts can join the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon and register online via: https://www.premieronline.com/event/ras_al_khaimah_half_marathon_2019_3734

For more details please visit: visitrasalkhaimah.ae and rakmarathon.org

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