Fitness fans, there’s a whopping great vertical challenge coming to town that will have you reaching, and running, for the skies. One of the top sporting trends over the past few years has been tower races. It’s a killer work out for the quads, and offers cracking prizes.

And as Dubai is among the world’s cities with the most skyscrapers, now’s your chance to tackle a challenge. By heading along to Media One Hotel in Dubai Media City on Saturday February 17 you can take part in the 2018 M1 Run.

Kicking off at 10am, race participants will start off at caféM on the ground floor to collect their race packs, before scaling a seven-story car park in a 1.2km run, before legging it up 33 floors of Media One Hotel, with the race concluding at ON42.

You may well win some ace prizes as a result, with more than Dhs50,000-worth of goodies up for grabs. The fastest team will get Dhs5,000 to spend at Media One Hotel, while the fastest individual will get Dhs1,200.

There are also tonnes of giveaways from brands like Lululemon, GuavaPass, Coca Cola and FitBit, plus Dhs10,000 given away in raffle draw vouches for luxury stays and brunches at the hotel.

Entry is Dhs99 per head for teams, and Dhs103.95 for individuals with prices including 5 percent VAT. So go on, give yourself a challenge today.


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