Race Through 7 Awesome Challenges… and WIN A Mercedes-Benz GLC!

Woah – this is definitely the coolest way to win a new car! Did you know you could win a brand new Mercedes-Benz just by completing 7 awesome challenges in a fun adventure race?! Yep, Gargash is back with the 7th season of the Mercedes-Benz Challenge and the grand prize is… a brand new Mercedes-Benz GLC!

There are only 100 teams competing in the Mercedes-Benz Challenge powered by Rush-A-Way, so the odds are in your favour! All you need to do is round up your best team, put on your thinking caps, and get ready for the ultimate challenge. Think you and your team have what it takes to win? Challenge accepted… Here’s a short teaser of what to expect this year:

How it works:

  • Register your team at There are only 100 teams that can sign up, and each team can have between 2-4 members. So hurry, prices increase from 20th October and registrations close on 30th October, 2018!
  • Get a Mercedes-Benz car for the challenge. If you already have a Mercedes-Benz car, you may use your own. If not, you can rent one from SIXT at special rates just for the challenge.
  • Meet at the starting point, which will be announced two weeks before the event. There will be breakfast, after which… the Mercedes-Benz challenge begins!
  • Complete all 7 challenges as quickly as possible. Each challenge is only unveiled once you reach the location and check-in. Points are allocated based on how fast each team completes the challenges, and penalties are given to those who don’t finish in time – so make sure you rushhh!
  • Meet at the final location, where you get to enjoy lunch and… find out who the winners are!
  • Drive home with your shiny new Mercedes-Benz GLC! If you win, of course…

What to expect:

Each year the challenges are changed so they are different from the last, but you can expect just as much fun and nail-biting adventures throughout the race! Some of the challenges from previous years include: stand-up paddle boarding, sushi making, escape games, burpees, karting, running with vegetables, memory games, archery and more.

Each one is designed to test your physical fitness, mental abilities, quick thinking, logic, teamwork and navigational skills. Sounds easy? Let’s just say, you’re in for a surprise!

The Grand Prize!

If your team gets the highest points overall at the end of the Mercedes-Benz Challenge presented by Gargash, you’ll get to drive away with a brand new Mercedes-Benz GLC! This SUV definitely packs a punch with its sleek design, optional air suspension, spacious interiors and more.

Here is a snap of last year’s winning team with their Grand Prize:


How to participate?

  • Register your team members at before 30th October, 2018!
  • All participants must be at least 18 years old, and one member must have a valid UAE driving license.
  • Each team must have a Mercedes-Benz car to travel between challenge locations. Special rental prices available from SIXT.

Need-to-know details:

When: Friday 2nd November, 2018

Where: All across Dubai. Starting location will be revealed two weeks before the event.

Cost: (prices exclude 5% VAT & 5% processing fees)

  • Teams of 2, 3 or 4: AED 299 per person (till 20th October), AED 329 per person (after 21st October)

What else it includes: Breakfast at the starting location, entertainment and lunch at a 5-star hotel

Ticket sales end on 30th October, 2018. Register here before spaces fill up! For more info, visit

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