With a bit greater than 3 weeks to move, pleasure is development forward of ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon which takes position on December 7.
The race is open for all classes and can be held over a 42.195-kilometre direction that may exhibit the landmarks of the capital to a global target audience.
In popularity of the Year of Zayed, the race will deliver in combination skilled athletes, newbie runners and 1000’s of folks under one umbrella, providing them a possibility to take part in a sequence of occasions from 2.5km and 5km amusing runs, to the 10km and full-distance marathon.
The stellar box will come with the brand new international part marathon file holder, Abraham Kiptum from Kenya, in addition to Ethiopia’s Gelete Burka, the realm champion on the 2006 IAAF World Cross Country Championships.
Also within the elite males’s segment can be compatriot Stanley Biwott, winner of the world-renowned 2015 New York City marathon. The 26-year-old earned his first main marathon victory that year, crossing the road in 2:10:32.
Major General Mohammed Khalfan Al Romaithi, chairman of General Authority for Sports, mentioned the ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon is the most recent addition to the ever-growing checklist of global carrying occasions to reach in Abu Dhabi.
“It may be the first of its kind in Abu Dhabi, but it will be second to none among established international marathons around the world,” he mentioned. “We expect a world-class elite field and participation of thousands of runners at various levels.”
His Excellency Aref Al Awani, the overall secretary of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, added: “The UAE is proud to welcome elite athletes from around the globe to enroll in us for the inaugural ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon.
“These athletes are at the top of their game and we hope it will inspire the wider community to take part in the different race categories.”
Participants will start the marathon outdoor the ADNOC Headquarters, on Abu Dhabi’s famed Corniche, and practice a course against the Emirates Heritage Village.
They then make their approach round Marina Mall, alongside King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud side road, and directly to Qasr Al Hosn, one in all Abu Dhabi’s oldest and maximum superbly maintained stone constructions.
The final stretch of the race runs thru Mina Zayed, before returning to ADNOC HQ.
The full line-up of runners can be introduced at a press convention on December 6 and can be attended via the athletes.
There continues to be time to enroll in in and participate within the more than a few race classes. For additional info seek advice from www.adnocabudhabimarathon.com.
What: ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon
Where: Abu Dhabi
When: Friday, December 7
Contact: For additional info or to check in seek advice from www.adnocabudhabimarathon.com