The fun run takes place on Friday, 11th December 2020
2.5km and 5km route options available
Best 5 dressed Santa prizes including festive goodies wrapped for Christmas day
Hundreds of Santa’s running along Dubai Festival City’s Marsa Creek is definitely something to share in, as online registration for this year’s Dubai Festival City Santa Run is officially open.
Hosted by Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated destination, Dubai Festival City, and organized by Race ME in association with the Dubai Sports Council, the third edition of the fun run will take place on Friday 11th December, while adhering to the hygiene and safety measures.
Open for all ages and abilities and covering two distances of 2.5km and 5km, the run will start at 8am, and will cover the Promenade, and Marsa Plaza. While participants will receive a free Santa t-shirt, hat and beard, they are also welcomed to be creative with their own Santa outfits to compete for attractive best dressed Santa prizes.
Commenting on the event, Samer Zabian, Director – Residential & Commercial Property at Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate, said, “As a destination, we have always encouraged our residents and the wider community of Dubai to live a healthy lifestyle and have brought sports and lifestyle events closer to them. Now more than ever, health and wellbeing should be a priority and the Dubai Festival City Santa Run is our way to cheer our community during a festive season unlike any, while incentivizing them to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.”
RaceME is thrilled to be back for the third year of the Santa Run here in Dubai, they are exceptionally excited to be seeing hundreds if not thousands of Santa’s again this year run through Dubai Festival City, home of Dubai Santa and this iconic run. Bringing the holiday spirit along with wellness and health, RaceME continues to be the leading sports event provider in the Middle East.
‘’Dubai Festival City is also home to the Al Areesh Club, a family-friendly health, wellness, fitness and social destination which features sports academies, fitness classes, a fully-equipped gym and a new food hall. The club also hosts different sport academies throughout the year for children of all making Dubai Festival City the right choice for health and fitness based activities,’’ he added.
About Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate
The real estate development and operations arm of Al-Futtaim, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate is responsible for the origination, conception, development, procurement and construction of mega projects and the leasing and operation of these projects after completion.
Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate develops and operates an extensive multi-million-dollar portfolio of individual corporate real estate and investment assets across the Middle East and North Africa region.
The current flagship mixed-use urban communities under the Festival City brand are Dubai Festival City, Cairo Festival City and Doha Festival City.
Dubai Festival City and Cairo Festival City are fully integrated communities which have been carefully master planned to offer a superior lifestyle destination with outstanding facilities, comprising residential and commercial accommodation, educational institutions and five-star hotels to fully complement the signature retail, leisure and entertainment proposition.
About Dubai Festival City
Dubai Festival City is an established mixed-use destination developed by Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate, which has been designed to capture the cosmopolitan and rich spirit of Dubai.
Featuring alongside a 3.3-kilometre creek, Dubai Festival City is a fully integrated mega project which has been carefully master planned to offer a superior lifestyle destination with outstanding facilities, comprising residential (Marsa Plaza, Al Badia Residences and Al Badia Hillside) and commercial space (Festival Tower) and educational institutions (Universal American School and Deira International School), and a family-friendly sports and social destination (Al Areesh Club).
Within Dubai Festival City sits the landmark 2.5million sq. Ft urban retail destination, Dubai Festival City Mall – home to Guinness World Record holder and cutting-edge daily attraction, IMAGINE as well as IKEA and the only Hard Rock Café in the Middle East. The mall also offers almost 400 world class retailers, 75 restaurants – many of which feature waterfront dining and some of Dubai’s most photographed sunset vistas.
Additionally, Dubai Festival City also encompasses two five-star hotels – Intercontinental Dubai Festival City and Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City and the recently opened Holiday Inn Dubai Festival City to fully complement the signature retail, leisure and entertainment proposition.
A sought-after destination for residents, investors and stakeholders, Dubai Festival City delivers exceptional lifestyle experiences that have shaped the real estate landscape and continues to reinforce Dubai’s position as a global hub for business, education, tourism, leisure and entertainment.
For more information, please visit dubaifestivalcity.com
Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Structured into four operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail; employing more than 42,000 employees across 25 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, we partner with over 200 of the world’s most admired and innovative brands.
Al-Futtaim’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organization to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.
By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration, integrity; Al-Futtaim continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day.