7 Dubai Fitness Challenges to Look Forward to this Year

Looking to put your fitness skills to the ultimate test? With the Dubai Fitness Challenge kicking off this month, there are loads of action-packed fitness events in Dubai to look forward to this year! From The Color Run Dubai to the Spartan Race Dubai, here are 7 Dubai fitness challenges coming up soon…

1. Inflatathon Dubai

There’s a giant inflatable obstacle race coming to Dubai this year, and we cannot wait! Get ready to bounce, jump, crawl and slide your way through the Inflatathon Dubai course. Sounds easy? If you fancy taking it up a notch, you can also attempt the entire course in an inflatable T-Rex or Sumo wrestler suit… good luck!

Price: AED 200 (regular), AED 300-400 (Heat & VIP – includes inflatable suit)
When: Friday 23rd November, from 8am to 1pm
Where: Safa Park, Jumeirah

2. Dubai Fitness Challenge

The Dubai Fitness Challenge is just around the corner – are you ready? Headed by His Royal Highness Sheikh Hamdan, the challenge aims to inspire everyone to get up and be active. Whether it’s just walking, signing up for a HIIT class or trying something completely unique, all you need to do is commit to 30 minutes of physical exercise for 30 days.

Price: Free
When: Friday 26th October to Saturday 24th November, 2018
Where: All across Dubai

3. du Tough Mudder & Mini Mudder

The du Tough Mudder obstacle course is back in Dubai this December, with 28 challenges to put your skills to the ultimate test! This includes all of your favourite obstacles (like the icy plunge pool ‘Arctic Enema 2.0‘!), plus some exciting new ones lined up.

Price: From AED 360 (Tough Mudder), AED 55 (Mini Mudder)
When: Friday 7th & Saturday 8th December, 2018
Where: Hamdan Sports Complex

4. The Color Run Dubai

Get ready to unleash your inner superhero, because The Color Run Dubai aka ‘The Happiest 5k on the Planet’ is back in Dubai with The Hero Tour! This year, Color Runners are in for a treat with the return of the epic Foam Zone and the launch of two brand-new zones! Trust us, you won’t want to miss out on this one. 

Price: AED 55 (kids under 4), AED 170 (regular), AED 280 (deluxe)
When: Saturday 10th November, 2018
Where: Dubai Autodrome

5. World’s Ultimate Strongman Challenge

Want to see a man pulling an actual plane?! Get ready to witness this and loads more insane acts at the World’s Ultimate Strongman Challenge in Dubai. Competing for the title will be Hafthor Bjornsson, aka The Mountain from Game of Thrones! 

Price: AED 249
When: Friday 26th October, 2018
Where: Bab Al Shams Desert Arena

6. Wadi Adventure Race (W.A.R)

Ok so this fitness challenge is about 2 hours away from Dubai, but it’s definitely worth the trip! The Wadi Adventure Race is one of the oldest obstacle races in the UAE, where runners have to go take on military-style obstacles in the desert, mountains, valleys and the Wadi Adventure water park!

Price: From AED 366.45 (5k), AED 392.70 (10k), AED 418.95 (15k)
When: Saturday 15th December, 2018
Where: Wadi Adventure, Al Ain

7. XDubai Spartan Race

The XDubai Spartan Race is back this year with two different races: The Spartan Women’s Race at Jebel Ali Racecourse (to raise funds for Breast Cancer Awareness) and the Spartan Race in Hatta! Whichever one you sign up to, you can expect some crazy obstacles and challenges to complete in the race to the finish line.

Price: From AED 290.18 (Women’s) / From AED 253.45 (Hatta)
When: Saturday 27th October (Women’s) / Friday 16th November (Hatta)
Where: Jebel Ali Racecourse, Dubai (Women’s) / Hatta Bike Trail Centre (Hatta)

Featured image: Via Instagram @theinflatathon & @dubaifitnesschallenge

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