Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon - 22 Jan 2016 (MSC16)

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One of the most popular races in the Middle Eastern region, the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon attracts runners from across continents. First held in the year 2000, it has held its position as the world’s richest running event in history for offering one million dollars to anyone who can make a world record on the route (a prize unclaimed though closely contended for). The perfect race to hit a personal best timing, runners can expect excellent weather in the range of 15 to 20 degrees centigrade and a flat course. Most of all, it's an excellent opportunity to take along the family to enjoy the glitzy sounds and sights of this Emirate. Race categories offered are full marathon and 10 km.


Day 1
Thursday, 21 Jan: Arrival & Race Kit Collection Open or Close

You will be picked up on arrival and transferred to your hotel through our private service arranged for you. Its best to take a morning flight which will enable you to get to the expo to pick up your bib. It is a good idea to walk to the start point of the race to stretch and familiarise yourself with the area. Your hotel is about 2 km away and a 20 minute walk to the start; and so offers a good opportunity to warm up if you choose to walk to the start point of the race. The rest of the day is free and you should consider resting it out.
Meals: Breakfast.

Day 2
Friday, 22 Jan: Race Day & Dhow Cruise Open or Close

Today is race day. Race starts at 7:00 am from Umm Suqeim Road at the Madinat Jumeirah. The weather this time of the year is spectacular. Later today we have included a Dhow Cruise dinner for you to celebrate your dinner achievement.
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner.

Day 3
Saturday, 23 Jan: Day Free Open or Close

You can take an optional sightseeing package that comes with a city tour of Dubai and a Desert Safari with Dune Bashing with dinner later in the evening.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4
Sunday, Jan 24: Departure from Dubai Open or Close

Check out from your hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight back home. Transfers are included.
Meals: Breakfast.

Dates & Prices

2017 Prices Coming Soon!

  • Above prices are per person.
  • Child price is on request and based on the child's age.
  • Maximum 3 persons are allowed in a room.
  • Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon Race Entry - US$120 per person for the full marathon and US$75 for the 10K. Dubai Marathon entry can be done online only. For details please click here.
  • Travel Insurance covering medical and evacuation expenses is mandatory for all travelers.
  • The prices exclude 4.35% service tax.

Inclusions & Exclusions


  • 3 nights stay on Bed and Breakfast Basis at an Accor Hotel. Situated next to the Mall of Emirates, this centrally located hotel offers excellent value for money and is top rated by Trip Adviser for its superior services.
  • Private arrival and departure transfers from the airport to the hotel.
  • Dhow Cruise Dinner including transfers from the hotel. 
  • Optional package including city tour and Desert Safari with Dinner (including transfers from the hotel) at just US$90 per person. 


  • Airfare, U.A.E Visa, Travel Insurance, Excess Baggage, Porterage, taxes
  • Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon Race Entry - US$120 per person for the full marathon and US$75 for the 10K. Dubai Marathon entry can be done online only. For details please click here.
  • Alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages, meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Single Room and hotel upgrade supplement
  • Tips for guides and driver
  • Extra Nights at the beginning or the end of the trip
  • Any compulsory dinner or peak season surcharge
  • Service Tax of 4.35% applicable for Indian tours and Indian Residents
  • Optional Tours
  • Any item not specified in the itinerary
  • Any expenses of a personal nature such as telephone calls, laundry, aerated drinks etc.


Terms & Conditions

Registration form is required to confirm services. Full payment is needed for travel documents to be sent.  Cancellation and amendment fees apply. Group travel is subject to minimum participants. All bookings are subject to availability at the time of booking. The Active Holiday Company and supplier terms and conditions apply.

You can refer the below link for the terms.

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