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Abu Dhabi Weekly Runs

Wednesday 6:15pm Pay Dh 5 and predict how long you will take to do a fixed 3, 5, 8, or 10 km course. Walk / run without a watch but against the clock. Closest prediction wins a prize!
Sunday 6:30pm Outside the parkland behind the Hilton Hotel car park.

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Abu Dhabi Striders Off-Island Running

The Abu Dhabi Striders Off-island Runners are a small and informal group, who are primarily training for long-distance running. We run most of the week over various distances, a various places and at various paces, in, around and outside of Abu Dhabi, and as far away as Al Ain. We try to include distance, speed-work, hills, stairs, tempo and easy runs in our schedule, and we try to cater for all levels of runner, so everyone is welcome.

The running schedule is published weekly on and includes runs in Khalifa City A, Al Reef Villas, Al Bateen, Yas Island, Al Wathba and Al Ain (Jebel Hafeet). The schedule changes weekly, but the following are fairly regular runs in our schedule:

Easy 16km
La Brioche car park. Length approximately 16km.
Tuesday 5:15am
Interval Training
Abu Dhabi Golf Club running on grass and incorporating some hill work or long intervals.
Other days

Al Reef features a fair bit for mid-week easy filler runs, long weekend runs and also tempo- work, as there is easy off-road running there, and road-running with low traffic density.

There are a few routes at Al Reef Villas, but this is the meeting location.

Khalifa City Weekly Runs

Yas Island Weekly Runs

Saturday 5:00am Starts at Yas Links Golf Club car park. Various distances depending on the running season. Enjoy breakfast at Hickory's or a swim in the canal on completion.

Yas Island Weekly Run

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