More than 12 sporting events are taking place in Dubai this weekend


Hamdan Sports Complex Dubai will host the Apex Swimming Performance Championship on Saturday and Sunday.

Gulf today, Staff reporter

The Terry Fox Run headlines a busy weekend of sporting events in Dubai, with more than a dozen events taking place across the emirate, from Expo 2020 Dubai to the sports complex Hamdan.

Organized by the Canadian Business Council Dubai, hosted by Expo 2020 Dubai and supported by the Dubai Sports Council, this year’s Terry Fox Run in Dubai will take place on February 5 to mark World Cancer Day. Held under the patronage of Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority of Dubai, Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Airline and Group and Chairman of the Senior Committee of Expo 2020 Dubai, the race will be also the final event of Expo 2020 Dubai. Health and Wellness Week.

The Terry Fox Run is a non-competitive family run open to participants of all ages and abilities, who can choose to run or walk the course. Strollers are also welcome.

The Hamdan Sports Complex, meanwhile, will host the Apex Swimming Performance Championship on February 5-6, while the nearby Al Qudra Cycle Path will see hundreds of enthusiasts take part in the VP Cycling Challenge on Saturday.

Other events taking place over the weekend are: the UAE Muay Thai Championship (February 4-6) at the Festival Arena in Dubai Festival City; Dubai to Muscat Sailing Race (February 5-9), which will be flagged by the Dubai Off Shore Sailing Club; February Blitz Chess Tournament 2022 (February 5) at Dubai Chess and Culture Club; Run With Heroes (February 5) at The Track, Meydan Golf; M1 Vertical Run (February 5) in Media One Tower; 14th DIP Corporate Sports (February 5-26) at Al Salam Community School in Al Twar 2; a women’s tennis tournament (February 6) at the Hyatt Regency; Swimming race (February 6) at the Riva Beach Club; and Yalla Yoga for Women (February 5) at Address Sky View Hotel.


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