DUBAI: A piece of Dubai’s principal artery, the Sheikh Zayed Highway, was reworked right into a 14km biking observe for the very first time as a part of Dubai Health Problem 2020. Greater than 20,000 cyclists participated within the inaugural Dubai Journey 2020, marking a brand new milestone of their health journey.
Spearheaded by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of The Govt Council of Dubai, the occasion noticed cyclists hitting the roads as early as 5:00 am, embarking on two routes within the coronary heart of town — a 14km loop on Sheikh Zayed Highway and a 4km household route round Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard.
The Crown Prince praised the distinctive group response, saying the excessive participation displays rising consciousness concerning the significance of health and the advantages of integrating sporting actions into one’s way of life. Sheikh Hamdan inspired the group to discover easy methods to include health actions into their day by day routines, in order that we are able to improve our well being, wellbeing and happiness. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed expressed his appreciation for the efforts of the organizers, the assist prolonged by stakeholders and the passion proven by individuals, which mixed to make the occasion successful.
Biking fanatics have been excited to trip the 14km Sheikh Zayed Highway route with each instructions of the freeway opened solely for cyclists. Worldwide athletes, in addition to town’s main biking golf equipment and communities, joined the riders for a once-in-a-lifetime expertise of biking round Dubai’s iconic landmarks together with Emirates Towers, The Museum of the Future, and the Dubai World Commerce Middle (DWTC).
Greater than 20,000 folks participated in Dubai Journey at this time… To each single rider, thanks in your constructive vitality and fervour. This really is the dynamic coronary heart of Dubai that makes us proud and optimistic for our future. pic.twitter.com/mfyyEWglzP
— Hamdan bin Mohammed (@HamdanMohammed) November 20, 2020
Households and youngsters as younger as 5 loved the 4km bike trip round Souk Al Bahar, Dubai Opera, The Dubai Fountain and Burj Khalifa. The occasion additionally featured excessive participation from folks of willpower, who joined the biking tour round Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard.
The native stakeholder community prolonged overwhelming assist to the Dubai Journey occasion, with private and non-private sectors rallying to contribute to realizing town’s imaginative and prescient to embrace a more healthy way of life. Authorities organizations, in addition to colleges and academic establishments joined individuals in a socially distanced setting, testomony to Dubai’s dedication to making a secure atmosphere for folks to be bodily energetic.
Dubai Journey was organized by Dubai Tourism and Dubai Sports activities Council; with presenting accomplice DP World; affiliation companions Emirates NBD, Etisalat and Mai Dubai; official companions Arabian Radio Community (ARN), Daman, EMAAR, Defend ME and Talabat; and authorities companions Occasion Safety Committee, Dubai Well being Authority (DHA), Dubai Information and Human Improvement Authority (KHDA), Dubai Police, Ministry of Schooling and Roads & Transport Authority (RTA).
Dubai Health Problem 2020 will proceed till November 28. For extra info on all occasions and actions, please go to www.dubaifitnesschallenge.com