Dubai: The 12th Ice Warrior Challenge is all set to take place on 8 October in Ski Dubai at Mall of the Emirates. Dubai Sports Council (DSC) is collaborating with Ski Dubai to make the event a reality.
The latest event follows the huge success of the 2nd DXB Snow Run organised by DSC in Ski Dubai earlier this month
A popular event among obstacle course enthusiasts, this year’s Ice Warrior Challenge will once again take place on one of the toughest commando assault courses in Ski Dubai, with participants taking on different obstacles like monkey bar swings, tyre runs and net crawls in sub-zero temperatures.
Snow sports enthusiasts between the between age of 15 and 60 years can make event registrations on the dedicated page till 5 October.
This year’s edition will include the special ‘Ladies Only’ category and an Elite category for participants with high fitness levels and who are able to complete the course in less than 25 minutes.
The rest of the participants will be divided into three mixed groups – Group A, Group B and Group C.
As part of strict COVID-19 protocols, the runners will start in socially-distanced groups of five, and timed individually. Participants who complete the challenge will receive a medal and a souvenir Ice Warrior t-shirt after returning their timing chip at the finish line.
Ski Dubai is going to be a busy venue this season with more than a dozen events taking place in the coming period, including international tournaments like;
- The FIS Freestyle Ski Slopestyle competition on 3-4 November,
- The FIS-ENL Alpine Slalom on 10-11 November, and
- The Para Alpine Asian Cup – Slalom on 10-11 November
Other events scheduled on the venue are the UAE Alpine Ski Championship and the UAE National Ski and Snowboard Freestyle Championship.
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