• Sheikh Zayed Road turns into track for Dubai Fitness Challenge’s cycling event

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    H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, announced the Sheikh Zayed Road will turn into a track for the city’s newest cycling event, Dubai Ride, on 20th November, 2020.

    The non-competitive, free-to-enter, community event, held as part of the Dubai Fitness Challenge 2020, will take cyclists of all abilities and experiences on a ride through the city’s main artery.

    Dubai Ride will feature two distinct routes - a 4 km family ride and a 14 km open ride. The 4 km family-friendly, fun ride is open to participants five years and older, across all abilities and fitness levels.

    The route will take riders around Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard. The 14 km route, created for cycling enthusiasts who are 13 years of age or older, will take them on a bike ride through Downtown Dubai, Business Bay, Dubai Canal and Sheikh Zayed Road.

    Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, said,

    This will be the first time that Dubai’s visitors and residents will be allowed to cycle down a section of the 14-lane highway. Cyclists must be able to cycle a minimum of 4 km, bring their own bike and helmet and register to participate in the ride at www.dubairide.com.

    News Source: http://wam.ae/en/details/1395302883612

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