Are you competing in any fitness events in March?
Here’s our top five to get involved in.
ITU WORLD TRIATHLON ABU DHABI
Friday, March 6
The Abu Dhabi event features a superb field with some of the world’s top male and female triathletes confirmed.
Double Olympic medallist Jonathan Brownlee will be diving into the course on Yas Island for this year’s race, looking for key qualification points to fulfill his Olympic aspirations.
All of the previous Abu Dhabi men’s champions – Javier Gomez, Henri Schoeman, and the three-time winner Mario Mola – will be returning to the capital, alongside the reigning world champion Vincent Luis.
TIME: From 7am
MORE INFO: ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi
URBAN-ULTRA KALBA KICKR
Saturday, March 7
Why not get involved in a challenging technical trail, taking in the best of the Emirates on March 7.
A stunning run – of either 12km, 25km or 40km distances – along jeep track with some cheeky little rope climbs, goat trails and scrambles up through valleys and into the mountains, through wadi beds, and with a real kick you won’t forget.
TIME: From 7am
MORE INFO: Urban-Ultra Kalba Kickr
WADI BIH RUN
Saturday, March 14
The profile of the Wadi Bih has increased rapidly since its inception in 1993, and this year’s 30km, 50km and 72km routes will be as tough as it gets.
The run starts and finishes in Dibba, with the beautiful mountain surroundings of Oman serving as an ideal setting to a gruelling race. It will be an unforgettable experience.
START TIME: From 4.30am
MORE INFO: Wadi Bih Run
JEBEL HAFEET CHALLENGE
Friday, March 20
Test your endurance and mental strength with an epic 12.5km run up the iconic Jabel Hafeet in Al Ain.
For those who want a real challenge, you have the option to run back down also, bringing the total distance to 25km.
TIME: From 6am
MORE INFO: Jebel Hafeet Challenge
URBAN-ULTRA WADI RACER
Saturday, March 21
One of the toughest and most enjoyable races in the region, the Urban-Ultra Wadi Racer will take place in the stunning mountains at Wadi Showka.
The fully supported single-stage race, which features a choice of 30 kilometre, 20km and 10km distances to entrants, will see you navigate through rocky terrain and over the spectacular mount passes.
This is a race not to be missed.
TIME: From 05:00
MORE INFO: Urban-Ultra Wadi Race
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