DP World Kite Beach Fitness Village
Packed with 25 fitness zones, DP World Kite Beach Fitness Village had everything including world-class football coaching and competitions, elite boxing tips, rowing and spin classes, high-energy aerobics, relaxing yoga, Padel, Padbol, cricket, water activities and more.
Throughout Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC), hundreds of thousands reveled in a multitude of free sessions available all day, every day at the Fitness Village. The bustling atmosphere extended beyond workouts, with cricket and school football tournaments entertaining the crowds. With a daily schedule featuring classes, school visits, dance parties, and a morning-long takeover by Pirates Surf Rescue, the excitement never wavered at DP World Kite Beach Fitness Village.
RTA Mushrif Park Cycle Centre
RTA Mushrif Park transformed into a cycling paradise, offering enthusiasts an escape into a haven of mountain trails, pump tracks, and scenic road cycling.
The Fitness Village welcomed riders of all ages and skill levels to explore this cycling oasis, making it a memorable adventure for both seasoned cyclists and beginners. Visitors had the chance to enjoy complimentary bike rides, making RTA Mushrif Park Cycle Centre a true beauty experienced on two wheels.
Run and Ride Central
Dubai Fitness Challenge 2023 welcomed the debet of Run and Ride Central at One Central, marking a month of fitness revelry.
This dynamic hub featured free classes by Fitness First, SIRO, Les Mills, and more, creating a buzz of energy throughout the day. With a dedicated spinning studio sponsored by Dubai South, cardio enthusiasts spun into action. Acting as a streamlined hub, participants collected bibs for Dubai Ride and Dubai Run. Between workouts, participants explored retail outlets and indulged in delightful F&B offerings, creating a holistic welless experience.
26 FITNESS HUBS ACROSS DUBAI
During Dubai Fitness Challenge 2023, the city thrived with energy as 26 local Fitness Hubs evolved into vibrant epicentres for free classes and fitness activities.
These dynamic spaces offered a plethora of activities, from the serene realms of yoga and pilates to the excitement of Padel and the high intensity of Box Fit. The Fitness Hubs, from Hatta to City Walk and beyond, became the go-to destination, effortlessly providing an accessible avenue for achieving the 30 minutes of exercise for 30 days challenge with ease!
Dubai Run presented by Mai Dubai
Over 226,000 runners lit up Dubai's streets on Sunday, 26 November 2023, for the exhilarating Dubai Run presented by Mai Dubai.
Dubai Run has proudly claimed its title as the world's largest fun run, and this achievement is a testament to the vibrant spirit of Dubai's fitness enthusiasts. The city came alive with a neon orange glow as the sun ascended, with runners donning the official Dubai Run t-shirts provided by Sun & Sand Sport. Against the backdrop of iconic city landmarks, they made every stride count in a spectacular display of community wellness and fun!
Dubai Ride presented by DP World
Dubai Ride, held on Sunday, 12 November, marked the fourth edition of this iconic event.
The transformation of Sheikh Zayed Road into a sprawling cycling track created a memorable experience. Drawing in over 35,000 cyclists of various ages and abilities, the flagship DFC initiative saw participants collectively cover an impressive 546,000 km. This achievement firmly establishes Dubai Ride as the region's leading community cycling event.
Dubai Stand Up Paddle
The debut Dubai Stand Up Paddle event at Hatta Dam on November 18 proved to be a resounding success.
Offering free training sessions for all skill levels, from beginners to advanced, this marked the first event of its kind. The DFC SUP Challenger Session brought an exciting challenge to participants, while the Sunset SUP Yoga Class provided a tranquil unwind amidst the serene Hajjar mountains. With complimentary transportation and SUP equipment, the event ensured an unforgettable adventure for all.
adidas x Les Mills
The city of Dubai made history as they joined adidas and Les Mills in setting a successful Guinness World Record™ for The Most Nationalities Participating in a HIIT Workout on Sheikh Zayed Road on 12 November.
This monumental event, part of the DFC 2023, featured an exhilarating Les Mills workout led by top instructors. With cutting-edge activewear provided by adidas against the iconic backdrop of Dubai's Museum of the Future, the collaboration marked a historic moment in the fitness industry, showcasing the power of community, motivation, and innovation.