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Athlete Zone

Welcome Athletes!

Welcome to the Athlete Zone, where you can find the info and guidance you need for the type of runner you are, where you’re coming from and how to prepare for the Burj2Burj Half Marathon.

Elite Runners

For those competing and in serious contention to win the race.

Please note IAAF elite athletes are as follows:

Men: sub 1:10 Half Marathon or equivalent; sub 31:40 10KM; or sub 2:30 Marathon.

Women: sub 1:20 Half Marathon or equivalent; sub 36:20 10KM; or sub 2:50 Marathon.

International Runners

Find out about the UAE, how to get here, some customs and tips to plan your travel.

Local Runners

If you’re here and on-shore we are building all the info and advice you need in the build up for and on the day

Training & Preparation

Join Coach, Ivana Kolaric, and Race Director, Warrick Mac Nicol, and our Burj2Burj Ambassadors as they share the ideal plan to get race fit.

Running Club

If you’re based in Dubai and would like to benefit from structured training programs to improve both endurance and speed, then the Burj2Burj running club is perfect for you.


Find all the personal stories of runners aiming for their personal best, our team’s motivations and glimpse behind the scenes.