Dubai Fitness Challenge 2022 returns this October in Dubai. The month-long fitness festival is an initiative launched by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai.
The sixth edition of the Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) will run from October 29 to November 27, and will see a packed calendar of free fitness events and classes for all ages, including the much-anticipated Dubai Run and Dubai Ride.
To participate in the event, Dubai residents and visitors can sign up now on the website of Dubai Fitness Challenge to be part of the “world’s largest citywide fitness movement” and commit to 30 minutes of exercise every day for 30 days.
Last year, 1,650,000 participants took part in the 30×30 initiative, which is up by 10 per cent from 2020 and represents nearly half of the population of Dubai. There were 33,000 cyclists and 146,000 runners in last year’s edition.
Dubai Fitness Challenge
This year’s Dubai Fitness Challenge will feature the biggest line-up yet, with two fitness villages, 15 community fitness hubs, a host of sporting events and thousands of free fitness classes. Over 50 sporting events will be taking place during the month including the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai Sail Grand Prix, and the World Padel Championships Dubai 2022.
The Dubai Ride will take place on November 6th, which will offer families and cycling enthusiasts the opportunity to take part in the unique experience of riding past Dubai’s iconic landmarks on the Sheikh Zayed Road.
Dubai Run will take over Sheikh Zayed Road on Sunday, November 20, offering families, aspiring runners and professionals the chance to join the world’s largest free fun run.
There will be two fitness villages: Kite Beach and Last Exit Al Khawaneej, where sports activities will take center stage, including football, tennis, padel tennis, and cricket.
20 sports and fitness zones will offer everything from HIIT training and yoga to cycling and water sports.
15 fitness hubs with instructors will be stationed across the city, offering residential communities access to classes that will support their commitment to their 30X30 goals.
Register at Dubai 30×30 website. Participants will also be able to access offers on their favourite fitness brands and have the chance to win prizes. For those who have no idea on where to start, the “Find your 30” section of the DFC website features workout programmes, health and fitness vlogs, nutritious recipes, podcasts, articles and so on.
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