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DXB Snow Run 2022

DXB Snow Run 2022

DXB Snow Run 2022

It’s only the start of the summer in Dubai and if your morning runs have come to a standstill due to scorching weather, make your way to Ski Dubai for DXB Snow Run.

The popular event, which will be organized in partnership with Dubai Sports Council, will offer a unique running experience to participants navigating the slopes of Ski Dubai in -4⁰C. Just imagine the chilling Snow Run in the scorching Dubai weather!

In partnership with the Dubai Sports Council, Ski Dubai is pleased to announce that the third DXB Snow Run will take place on June 11. The super Cool running experience in -4⁰C is open to anyone between the ages of 18 and 62.

Something about DXB Snow Run

The DXB Snow Run was launched in 2020 and was one of the world’s first snow sports competitions to be held after the resort closed. Thanks to a large number of spectators, the DXB Snow Run has become an annual event.

Stepping Into Ski Dubai

Just imagine when you leave the desert heat outside and enter the Ski Dubai; the impression is overwhelming. In a moment, you are transported to a ski area as in Switzerland; fluffy Snow wherever you see, plenty of skiers in ski lifts and coming down the slopes, and enchanted people playing in the Snow.

How Big Is Ski Dubai?

Dubai: One of the most highly rated tourist attractions in the country, Ski Dubai is an indoor ski resort with 22,500 square meters of indoor snow area. The park maintains a temperature of -1 degrees to -4 degrees Celsius throughout the year. It is a part of the Mall of the Emirates, one of the largest shopping malls in the world, located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Snow In The Desert ─ But How?

Ski Dubai contains 6,000 tons of Snow. 30–40 tons of new Snow is made every night using a simple procedure similar to how Snow is made at outdoor ski resorts. With no chemicals added, pure water is put through a chiller to cool. It is then sent through pipes to the snow guns located on the ceiling. When the cooled water is blown into a cold environment, it crystallizes and makes Snow. During the night, when Snow is made, the temperature is -7 to -8°C.

Group Classification

The third DXB Snow Run will be categorized into four groups:

GROUP A ─ 5KM START 6:30 AM for M/F Aged 15 ─ 70 Years.

GROUP B ─ 3KM START 7:00 AM for Male/females aged 15 ─ 70 Years.

GROUP C ─ 3KM START 7:30 AM for Aged 15 ─ 70 M, 15 ─ 99 F.

GROUP D ─ 5KM START 8:00 AM for Aged M/F 15 ─ 70.

You can make an entry in any of these events with just 169.0 AED.

Running Course

The 3KM group participants will take three loops. For those serious runners who want to push themselves harder and feel the burn, Ski Dubai offers a 5km run which will be five loops of the course. On the loop, competitors will run up an elevated ski slope, across the top, back down, across the bottom, and then repeat.

The DXB Snow Run is a moderate difficulty event, and the participants who will finish the runup will get a Finisher’s Medal when they return their timing chip at the Finish Line.

You will be running in -4 temperatures; still, you will get hot in there. However, it is recommended that you wear normal sports gear and soft sole shoes and gloves with a grip. Despite -4⁰C, Snow Run will make you sweaty, and You may wish to bring a change of clothes for after the event.

Possibly one of the coolest runs in Dubai…

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