A fun social run up the Jebel Hafeet Mountain started in 2012 by the Fitness Edge community, as a fun and social test of wit, endurance and mental toughness.
The Jebel Hafeet Challenge has turned into regular organised event with the support of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, Department of Culture and Tourism, Al Ain Municipality and the Abu Dhabi Police.
Rising 1,240 metres, Jebel Hafeet is the Emirate's highest peak, and UAE's second. A memorable and fun test of fitness, running 12.5km up the mountain with like minded individuals from all walks of life, in the Jebel Hafeet Challenge.
The race starts at the Palace Gates at the Green Mubazarrah Park, where there is ample parking and all participating athletes can check in for the race and collect their race packs. From there it is a lovely winding route up to the very top of the Jabel hafeet Mountain where the race finishes.
We have Individual and 3 person relay teams, as well as various age categories. Don't miss out on the fun, register for the next Jebel Hafeet Challenge.
13years and above may sign up to run the complete distance from top to bottom and complete the entire 12.5km distance on their own.
For the relay teams, each of the 3 team members will complete a segments of the 12.5km course. Each team will have a starter, climber and a finisher and each one running approximately 4km each.Relay team may consist of any gender.
Don't miss out on the fun, we look forward to seeing you at the next challenge.