A bonus of US$250,000 (Dh 918,200) is on offer to any runner who can break the world record at this week’s Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon. (Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News)

Road closures on Friday for Dubai marathon

Jumeirah Beach, Al Sufouh, and Umm Suqeim roads will be closed for the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon

Dubai: Several roads in Jumeirah will be closed on Friday for the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon 2017.

According to the organiser’s official website, the route for the marathon and the 10 kilometre run will start on Umm Suqeim Road opposite Madinat Jumeirah and in the shadow of the iconic Burj Al Arab.


Route map for the marathon.


While the 4km will start on Al Wasl Road adjacent to the Al Jalila Foundation, all the finish lines will be...Read more...

Source: gulfnews.com