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On the Radar: Big Bubble Run, Sky Run, Corporate Golf

Sport360 staff 20:46 03/04/2016
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Your guide to sport in UAE over the next seven days.

From charity golf events to verticle runs up Dubai skyscrapers, there is an event to suit all tastes in UAE this week.

Will you be participating or attending in any? Tweet us your thoughts using #360Fans.

AN EVENING WITH DENIS IRWIN

Monday, April 4

Rob McCaffrey hosts a Q&A evening with former Manchester United star Denis Irwin in one of Dubai’s favourite sports bars.

Guests will have a chance to catch the legend live and hear his thoughts on the world of football, while enjoying the day-long ‘Happy Hour’ on selected beverages from 12 noon to 3.00 am.

VENUE: Dubai, West Beach Bistro & Sports Lounge, Mövenpick JBR
WEBSITE: Phone: +971 4 449 88 88

WORLD TABLE TENNIS DAY CORPORATE CHALLENGE
Wednesday, April 6

Registration will commence at 6pm and the knock out competition in men’s and women’s singles will commence at 6.30pm.

Free-to-Play tables will also be available for all to enjoy in DIFC on 6 April, in front of Caramel Restaurant from 11am to 6pm, as well as at Dubai Design District, D3, from 5pm to 8pm. For those looking for more opportunities to hone their skills, Free-to-Play tables are also at Ripe Market in Zabeel Park every Friday until 21 April.

VENUE: The Atrium in DIFC

AUTISM GOLF CHALLENGE
Thursday, April 7

Following the success of last year’s Autism Golf Challenge at the Els Club Dubai, the event has returned to the region with a double helping in 2016.

The first Autism Golf Challenge event of the year in the UAE will take place at Abu Dhabi Golf Club and a place in the Els for Autism Grand Finale hosted by Ernie Els in Las Vegas, Nevada is up for grabs.

VENUE: Abu Dhabi Golf Club
WEBSITE: Els For Autism

XEROX CORPORATE GOLF CHALLENGE
Thursday, April 7

Enjoy a fun day of golf and a great oppotunity to network at the Xerox corporate Golf Challenge – Qualifying Round 2.

Corporate reams of two players will be competing for a place in the Grand Final weekend (17th & 18th December), which for 2016 will take place in Ajman.

VENUE: Yas Links Abu Dhabi
WEBSITE: XeroxCGC

DUBAI HOLDING SKY RUN
Friday, April 8

Dubai Holding SkyRun is a charitable run up the 52 floors, 1334 steps, 265 meters of the prestigious Jumeirah Emirates Towers Offices.

The event is internationally recognized as the only Dubai race on the Vertical World Circuit and procedes go to the Al Jalila Foundation in support of obesity research in UAE.

VENUE: Jumeirah Emirates Towers
WEBSITE: SkyRun

BIG BUBBLE RUN
Friday, April 8

With foam showers and foam baths along the course, get in costume or running gear to stroll, walk, skip or run the 5km bubble course.

There will be music and activities before all participants join in a warm up, led from local professionals. This all happens inside the Bubble Base, where there will be face painting and bubble making stations for the children, an MC for the adults, and fun challenges for everyone to enjoy.

VENUE: Dubai Autodrome
WEBSITE: Big Bubble Run

DRIFT ALLSTARS – ROUND 1
Friday, April 8

Ten drivers from across the globe will touch down in UAE April 7-8th to do battle under the lights against the best drivers in the Middle East.

Yas Marina Circuit, famous for hosting the final round of the Formula 1 series, V8 Supercars and International GT racing will be specially adapted for what is shaping up to be the biggest International drift event to hit the region so far.

VENUE: Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi
WEBSITE: Drift Allstars

DUBAI CUP POLO
Friday, April 8

Enjoy a day out on lush lawns as you watch the best of polo action in UAE – a great family day out.

Five teams will be competing for the prestigious cup including the Habtoor team, Mahra team, Bin Drai team, UAE team and Dr. A team.

VENUE: Dubai Polo and Equestrian club
WEBSITE: Dubai Polo Gold Cup

ARABIAN GULF LEAGUE
Friday, April 8 – Sunday, April 10

Enjoy a day out on lush lawns as you watch the best of polo action in UAE – a great family day out.

Five teams will be competing for the prestigious cup including the Habtoor team, Mahra team, Bin Drai team, UAE team and Dr. A team.


WEBSITE: Arabian Gulf League

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