Sheikh Zayed Road closed tomorrow, Dubai Metro to run from 4.30am
With the 5 and 10 kilometer run taking place tomorrow during the early hours of the day, the Sheikh Zayed Road will remain closed from 6 to 8am, according to RTA.
There will be several other road closures. Drivers are advised to take alternative routes in order to avoid delay in their usual routine.
In an official tweet, the RTA said:
To organise the #DubaiRUN, there will be some road closures on Friday, November 8. Kindly check the timings and locations of the closures and the alternative roads you can take for your journeys. #DubaiFitnessChallnege @DXBFitChallenge @DubaiPoliceHQ @DXBMediaOffice pic.twitter.com/fwjuLlhR0m— RTA (@rta_dubai) November 6, 2019
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard and Happiness Street too will remain closed from 6am to 7.45am.
Parking spot details have been provided by RTA.
If you're a participant in the #DubaiRUN race, we’ve allocated around 7000 parking spots for your car around the DWTC area. #DubaiFitnessChallenge@DXBFitChallenge @DubaiPoliceHQ @DXBMediaOffice pic.twitter.com/uW86KOW6sp— RTA (@rta_dubai) November 7, 2019
In addition, the operation hours of the Dubai Metro will be from 4.30am tomorrow, for the easy arrival of participants for the run. Yay!
To ensure the arrival of participants to the #DubaiRUN race, we changed the operating hours of #DubaiMetro on Friday, November 8, 2019, with the first trip starting at 4:30 am. You can reach the start line from the World Trade Centre Metro Station. #DubaiFitnessChallenge pic.twitter.com/8ayo2cINkL— RTA (@rta_dubai) November 6, 2019
The 5 kilometer run is for all ages, whereas the 10 kilometer run is restricted to athletes or runners 18 years and above.