activelifeADCB Zayed Sports City 5 and 10k run presented by Daman’s Activelife returns for a fifth year

Abu Dhabi (March 08, 2017): The closed roads within Zayed Sports City will be filled with energetic, runners this weekend, as hundreds of people take part in the 5 or 10k race in the season’s closing run. Sponsored by Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) and Daman’s Activelife, the event is organised by Gulf Multi Sport and the Abu Dhabi Striders running group.

Friday’s run sees a new start and finish course inside the iconic Zayed Stadium, the UAE’s largest multi-purpose stadium. The stadium will bring true theatre to the start as the sun rises for a 7am start.

Steve Watson, Managing Partner of Gulf Multi Sport, says: “We always look forward to this fun event. It’s an opportunity for the whole family to get involved, to celebrate health and fitness in Abu Dhabi. And what a wonderful time of the year to be running.”

Dr Sven Rohte, Daman’s Chief Commercial Officer said: “We are delighted to bring this iconic event to the community once again. Daman’s ActiveLife is committed to facilitating real change in the community by inspiring people of all ages and fitness abilities to take up regular physical exercise to improve their individual health and by extension, the health of our nation.

“This event is one of a number of initiatives supported by ActiveLife with the aim of bringing people together to exercise in world-class sporting facilities. We hope that people across Abu Dhabi will incorporate this race and other ActiveLife events into their exercise regimes to help them to achieve their health and fitness objectives.”

The 10km course is a two lap (5km is single lap) run throughout Zayed Sports City and is clearly marked and marshalled.

Gulf Multi Sport acknowledges and warmly thanks the following companies for their support in hosting the Zayed Sports City 5K & 10K run – ADCB, Daman’s ActiveLife, Zayed Sports City, Al Ain Water, Burjeel Hospital and Saucony.

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