Get ready for a month-long celebration of all things fitness with the Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC). On until November 26, Dubai will transform into a bustling hive of sporting fun and exercise. With an emphasis on inclusivity, DFC serves as a platform for everyone to embrace a healthier lifestyle by dedicating just 30 minutes a day to physical activity
Dubai Women’s Run, the largest female sports event, takes place this Sunday, 5th November at Dubai Festival City for its 10th edition. To register visit premieronline.com. The day will include fun activities for the entire family including face painting, balloon bending, stilt walkers, jugglers, Dhol payers, hip hop dancing, and African drummers. Race day kits can be collected until 3rd November at Sharaf DG, Times Square Center, Level 2, between 10am and 8pm. The UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, will be flagging off the event and will also participate in the 3km run. The race categories include a 3km, 5km and 10km race. There are cash prizes for the top winners in the various categories. The annual event is expecting over 3000 participants from all walks of life. Elite international athletes, Nada El-Kurdi and Jennifer Tomazou from Lebanon, Heba Omar from Palestine, and Madalina-Elena Sirbu from Romania, will all be running the 5k and 10km. Girls from Dhaka slums will be participating in the run for the first time, as well as female bus conductors and nannies, as part of Dubai Women’s Run Beyond Blue campaign. A special brigade of women will be running in sarees, and artists participating in the run will add colour to the run and a sight to behold as walking art. There will also be a Special Olympics Squad with members from Sharjah, Dubai, Khorfakkan, Ras Al Khaimah, and Abu Dhabi. Follow Dubai Women’s Run on social media @thedubaiwomensrun and the event host @dubaifestivalcitymall for details.
Amp up your fitness goals with a complimentary spin session at Shangri-La Dubai. Immerse yourself in a complimentary 45-minute poolside cycling adventure at the iKandy Ultralounge, boasting panoramic views of Burj Khalifa.
Led by certified instructors from Storm Cycling, this dynamic session combines cardio, strength training, and upper body toning to push your limits and set your pulse racing. On November 11. From 8am to 9am. 10 spots available. To secure your spot, RSVP by calling the studio at 04 255 2221 or WhatsApp 050 609 8487.
Head to Wellfit
Wellfit’s contribution to Dubai Fitness Challenge involves a 20-foot-long shipping container which will be transported to different locations around Dubai- Dubai Silicon Oasis from 4th to 12th November, The Sevens Stadium from 13th to 19th November, and in Jumeirah Lake Towers from the 20th to the 26th of November. The container has been repurposed by Wellfit to house an arsenal of exercise equipment, including weights, medicine balls and cardio machines. The crate has also been retrofitted with grip bars and handles to facilitate bodyweight movements like pull-ups, dips and leg raises. Free and open for all.