It is a joyous time of year, with holiday spirit circling the globe, everything seems more exciting and adventurous. What is Christmas without the imagination of Santa Claus? For the first time, Dubai is set to host the first ever Santa Run. Yes, you read it right, Santa Run is coming to Dubai! Pull out your sneakers and your creativity in becoming the best dressed Santa and get a chance to win. Prizes, refreshments, and entertainment are few of the perks of the marathon. Santa Run is set to bring you and your loved ones together. On this merry time, bring together your family and friends and take part in the most hilarious and Christmas-y marathon ever!
Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s Dubai Festival City is set to arrange the first ever Santa Run. This marathon is organized by RaceME and is set to take place on December 21, 2018. The background of this marathon will be the beautiful edifices of Dubai Creek and the amazing landscape of the Dubai Festival City. The race is going to cover two distances: 2.5km for children and 5km for people who want to give themselves a little rush of adrenaline. This event is not for any particular group rather inviting for everyone including children of all ages.
The Santa Run will kick off at 8:30 at the Dubai Festival City Mall Promenade, passing through the iconic Dubai Festival City and ending in the Festive Market. The finish line of Santa Run has a lot of surprises for the runners ensuring that no one goes home with a sad face.
All registered “Santas” will be given free T-shirts, beards, and hats. If you took part it in, there isn’t a chance that you wouldn’t look like Santa. If this isn’t enough gratification, there is a contest of best dressed Santa as well. Not only this, the marathon Santa’s will be able to enjoy themselves at the Festive Market at the Race Village in Dubai Festival City Mall. It is over here that the Santa will do a meet and greet with people at his Grotto. Moreover, refreshments and shopping are set to be enjoyed for the Santa runners.
If you are a happy runner then this is your chance to prove that you can be the best Santa. Not only this, use your creative imagination to dress up yourself and try out your luck. Maybe, you will win the hearts and the prize for the best-dressed Santa.
The registrations close on December 20, 2018, 5 pm. You can register yourself at http://raceme.ae/santa and online.
So what are you waiting for, warm up with your Nikes, take out your family and run only for happiness and Christmas joy! And do not forget to dress up yourself as the most elated and creative Santa on the eve of Santa Run.
The ticket price is as follows:
• AED 183.75 2.5km race• AED 183.75 5km race