The Challenge is a community-based 5km obstacle course, and you can take part either on your own or as part of a team. There will be an ‘individuals’ night on May 31 and a ‘team’ night on 2 June.
The course is spread out next to the NAS Sports Complex, Nad Al Sheba, and the Challenge is expected to attract over 2000 athletes and visitors over the three days.
Held under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, the first NAS Night Challenge was held during Ramadan 2017 and saw more than 1,000 participants from over 15 countries across the globe in three different categories.
Participants will have 12 fun and challenging obstacles to cover throughout the 5km race including the Siege, Vine Swing, Warped Wall, Balance Beam, Rope Ladders, Black Hole and The Chimney.
Participants over the age of 16 can choose from the following categories: Elite Male Individual, Elite Female Individual, 5KM Open Individual, Elite Male Team, Elite Female Team, Elite Mixed Team and 5KM Team Individual.
All categories are open to UAE nationals, residents and interested participants from outside the country and all participants are eligible for the podium placings and prizes.
Here’s some other important information you need to know:
+ The 5 KM obstacle course event shall be held on Thursday May 31 (Individuals) 21:45 – 02:00 and Saturday June 2 (Teams) 21:45 – 02:00.
+ This will be a mixed gender event.
+ The minimum age of participation is 16 years old. If you are aged 16-17 your guardian must sign your waiver and register you for the event.
+ Each participant is permitted to participate in both the individual and the team category if they chose to do so.
+ If a participant, either as an individual or in a team, chooses to skip an obstacle for any reason, a time penalty will be added to the individual or entire team.
What: NAS Night Challenge
Where: Next to NAS Sports Complex
When: May 31 and June 2
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