Team Members Celebrates the Completion of Dubai Fitness Challenge 2023
Dubai, UAE; 28 November 2023 – Central Hotels & Resorts, a leading hospitality brand known for its commitment to well-being and active living, has successfully participated in the annual Dubai Run, which took place on Sunday, November 26, 2023. The event marked the completion of the Dubai Fitness Challenge 2023 and drew a record-breaking crowd of over 226,000 participants, with teams from all Central Hotels & Resorts properties actively taking part in the exhilarating run.
Organized by Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism (DET) and the Dubai Sports Council, the Dubai Run is renowned as one of the largest fun runs globally, with participants taking over the iconic 14-lane Sheikh Zayed Road for a few hours of fitness and fun.
“The Dubai Run represents more than just a marathon; it symbolizes the spirit of unity, vitality, and community engagement. As Central Hotels & Resorts joined this monumental event, we emphasized the importance of promoting an active and healthy lifestyle. Our participation reflects our commitment to fostering well-being not only within our properties but also within the broader community,” said Abdulla Al Abdulla, COO and General Manager of Central Hotels & Resorts.
The Dubai Fitness Challenge, launched in 2017 by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai, aims to transform the emirate into one of the world’s most active cities by encouraging individuals of all ages and fitness levels to commit to 30 minutes of physical activity every day for 30 days. The Dubai Run, along with the Dubai Ride, stands as a testament to the city’s dedication to promoting an active and healthy lifestyle.
The iconic Sheikh Zayed Road was transformed into a giant running track, providing an epic opportunity to experience Dubai like never before. As the participants set off, the energy was palpable, with an overwhelming sense of camaraderie and determination filling the air.
The Dubai Run offered two distinct routes that ensured every participant had an unforgettable adventure. The first was the exhilarating 10 km Sheikh Zayed Road route, where participants could push their limits while surrounded by some of the city’s most iconic landmarks – a thrilling challenge that allowed runners to conquer the urban landscape and create lasting memories.
The 5 km Downtown course presented a wonderful opportunity for families and friends to come together and embark on a memorable journey through the heart of the city. It was a route filled with camaraderie, laughter, and shared moments, strengthening bonds and creating cherished experiences.
Central Hotels & Resorts is proud to have been part of this significant event, aligning with its commitment to promoting an active and healthy lifestyle. The brand encourages individuals from all walks of life to join the Dubai Run, embodying the spirit of community, well-being, and vitality.
About Central Hotels:
Central Hotels has quickly established itself as a reputed hotel management group in the UAE. Its flagship property, First Central Hotel Suites, is located in Barsha Heights (TECOM) near Sheikh Zayed Road. Building upon this amazing success, the brand is now poised to expand its footprint targeting the UAE as the primary market for growth and other lucrative destinations in the Middle East. The group has established its wide array of 5-star hotels such as Canal Central Business Bay, C Central Resort the Palm, and Royal Central The Palm. For more information, visit www.central-hotels.com