Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum City, District One hosts Dubai’s first women’s kayak challenge

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum City, District One

hosts Dubai’s first women’s kayak challenge

Paddle along to the Crystal Lagoon on Friday, 18 June

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City, District One – part of the master development Meydan – will host Dubai’s first women’s kayak race this weekend, with participants navigating a 1.5 kilometre stretch of the development’s stunning Crystal Lagoon.

Organised by 9714 Sports, in association with the Dubai Sports Council, the event will take place at 6.30 am on Friday, 18 June. It is open to female kayakers of all abilities, providing they are aged 16 or above and fully vaccinated against Covid-19. There are separate events for doubles and singles, with kayaks provided.

The kayak challenge is also open to a limited number of public spectators, with all health and safety protocols in place.

To find out more or sign up to take part, click here.

District One’s dazzling Crystal Lagoon – the centrepiece of the community – spans seven kilometres and is flanked by a 14 km boardwalk.  The kayak challenge is one of a host of socially distanced sports, health and fitness initiatives held at the community this year, with more to come during 2021 and beyond.أول تحدي بقوارب الكاياك للسيدات بدبي

About Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City, District One

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City, District One is an exclusive residential destination situated in the heart of Dubai within the Meydan Freezone on Al Khail road. The luxurious, elegant lifestyle community is set amidst natural surroundings. It brings together a 7-km crystal lagoon, a 14-km boardwalk, sweeping parklands and breath-taking architecture. The lavish community offers the most central freehold villa, mansions and residences in the heart of Dubai.