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Mafraq Cross Country

Each March the Abu Dhabi Striders hold a cross country event starting from the Mafraq Hotel. This event has a social focus to celebrate the end of the running season and chill by the pool with a fantastic BBQ dinner.

Timing: 4:45pm start for the Under 12's 2km race, with 5 and 10km races starting together at approximately 5pm.

Course: Choose either a 5 or 10km length, plus a free 2km fun run for kids under 12.

Race Entry: via Premier Marathons website. ENTRIES ARE NOW CLOSED FOR 2013.

Registration and Bib Collection: Commence at 4pm outside the Mafraq Hotel and close by 4:40pm for race start.

Presentation: To commence at 6:30pm poolside.

How to get there: Mafraq Hotel is located off the E11 on the sourthern outskirts of Khalifa City B and 500m adjacent to the Mafraq Hospital. See the map above or click here.

Facilities: Runners are invited to stay for a BBQ dinner and use of the pool, hosted by the Mafraq Hotel. Cost is Dhs 140 for adults and Dhs 80 for kids between 8 and 16. Under 8's are free.

2013 Results: The results for the 22 March 2013 race can be found here.


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