Hundreds of families, first time cyclists and professionals will saddle up to take part in the tenth edition of The Great Dubai Pulse Ride – Off Road.
Held twice a year since 2013, the tenth edition is a landmark for The Great Dubai Pulse Ride – Off Road, with more than 1,000 people expected to take part.
Held from 7am on Friday, 10th November, the free ride will see cyclists of all ages follow one of three routes and distances, with a 5km and 10km family ride and a more challenging 20km route to choose from.
Each route offers participants a safe, off-road and traffic-free ride with a full support team on hand to manage the event.
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Dubai Sports City President, Khalid Al Zarooni, himself a keen cyclist, said: “Cycling has never been so popular in the UAE, and The Great Dubai Pulse Ride – Off Road has contributed to the sports’ growing popularity among families and individual riders.
“The tenth edition of The Great Dubai Pulse Ride – Off Road will be a special day and we are expecting more people than ever to come along, especially now that the cool winter weather has arrived, which makes the conditions perfect for cycling, particularly in the morning.
“The great thing about The Great Dubai Pulse Ride – Off Road is that it is an opportunity for those new to cycling, families and more experienced cyclists to all come together and enjoy an off-road cycling experience in a safe, secure environment. It’s truly an event for all the family.
“Leading a healthy, active lifestyle is at the core of Dubai Sports City’s philosophy and initiatives like The Great Dubai Plus Ride- Off Road are a perfect way to get the whole community involved.”
As well as enjoying a great community event, there will also be more than AED 10,000 in prizes on offer from Dubai Sports City and the Cycle Hub to the cyclists taking part in The Great Dubai Pulse Ride – Off Road.
However, the fun is not limited to two wheels. There will also be family friendly activities taking place throughout the Sports Village, with bouncy castles, kids’ art and crafts and a local market zone available for the whole family to enjoy.
The Great Dubai Pulse Ride – Off Road is a collaboration between Dubai Sports City President, Khalid Al Zarooni, and Dubai Sports Council and showcases the benefits of leading a healthy and active lifestyle, which echoes the ethos of Dubai Sports City.
Pre-event registration is encouraged via www.thecyclehub.com. Entrants can also enter on the day at Dubai Sports City’s Sports Village from 7am, with the event commencing at 8am at Sports Park, Dubai Sports City.
To find out more about The Great Dubai Pulse Ride – Off Road and Dubai Sports City please visit: www.dsc.ae