Just like every single year, finally, the most awaited event of Dubai is again back in 2020 with a new schedule-timeline! Yes, you heard it right! Dubai Marathon new schedule has been finally announced for all the participants. Last year around 30,000 participants took part in this event, and this time some high expectations are being made. In 2010, the Dubai Marathon will be held on 24th January 2020. Every single year, this event is arranged under the supervision of the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon. This has been known out to be the biggest and yet the richest road race in the whole world. The amount of winning prize is around USD$20,000.
General Information about Dubai Marathon 2020
This whole road race will be 10km which will be starting from the point of Umm Suqeim Road, which is opposite the Madinat Jumeirah. It will be crossing through the structure of the iconic Burj Al Arab. The 4km race will be starting from the point of Umm Suqeim Road on the Al Sufouh just as opposite the Madinat Jumeirah. The finishing line of the race has been the location of the Dubai Police Academy at the end of the Umm Suqeim Road. The starting time is 6:00 am for the Wheelchair & Elites and 7.00 AM for the masses.10km race will be starting at 8:30 am 4km race will be starting at 10:30 am.
How to Register for Dubai Marathon 2020?
Now the main question is how the participants of this marathon can get themselves register for this marathon race. To get registered, you need to sign in to the online application process at Official Website Dubai Marathon
- For the 42.195km marathon, only those applicants can apply who are 18 years old. The start time will be 7:00 am. The cost of registration is 150 USD.
- For the 10km marathon, only those applicants can apply who are 15 years old. The start time will be 8:30 am. The cost of registration is 85 USD.
- For the 4 km fun run marathon, it is open for all age groups. The start time will be 10:00 am. The cost of registration is 50 USD.
What is the Marathon Course for Dubai Marathon 2020?
The main route of the race will be starting from the point of Umm Suqeim Road, which is located at the Madinat Jumeirah. Turning at the left side comes the point of Al Sufouh that is all running past Dubai College Junction. You will also be crossing the line of entering into Palm Island, which is located on the other side. Besides, you will even be crossing the points of Dubai Media City entrance line along with the U turning point at The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi.
Later on, all the runners will be heading back to the point as along the Al Sufouh which is near the Madinat Jumeirah. Making yourself to the way of Jumeirah Beach Road you will be running closer to the Burj Al Arab and later on heading to the Jumeirah Beach Hotel. The runners will also be making their way to the Jumeirah Beach Road after which they will be crossing to the new bridge which is located at the Creek. You will take the U-turn to the Al Mehemal junction after which you will be heading to the Madinat Jumeirah junction. The finishing line of the race is Dubai Police Academy.
Free Charges for Dubai Marathon 2020
- For the 42.195km marathon, the cost of registration is 150 USD.
- For the 10km marathon, the cost of registration is 85 USD.
- For the 4 km fun run marathon, the cost of registration is 50 USD.
Overview On Group Categories In Dubai Marathon 2020
Dubai Marathon 2020 has been divided into two main categories which are as mentioned below:
- Corporate Challenge
- Team Challenge
Now let’s discuss each one of these groups one by one in detail:
The Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon has also introduced a marathon category in which all the employees from the different companies can take part. This category is known as the Corporate Challenge. This challenge will be giving you the ultimate freedom right through which you will be able to take part in the race outside the primary domain of your office. This will add a fun element effect among all the office employees. This will bring the results of team spirit and motivation in their personality to work even much more passionately inside the office.
For becoming part of this corporate challenge, you have to be an employee of a company. At least 3 participants from one company can register themselves for the 42K Race Marathon. Five participants from one company can register themselves for a 10K marathon race. This whole registration process will be performed online.
Our next category is about the team challenge! In the team challenge, you need to be large enough in terms of members’ capacity. In this team challenge, one member of the team will be selected to compete in the marathon race. Three members of your team will be given a chance to finish the whole race.
Well, the process of registration is still on its way! So if you want to run in this marathon, then without wasting any time, apply in the online registration process right now. If any of your friend or family member is registered, but due to some reasons they are not able to run, then you cannot take their place and run on their behalf. This is against the rules. If it happens, you will be instantly disqualified and will be banned for the rest of the life to take part in the Dubai Marathon. Once you have registered all your members in the team challenge, you cannot make any changes in it. The management team calculates the participants, will so much care and precautions which cannot be changed later on.