Ajman: The second edition of the “Ajman Duathlon” challenge, organized by the Tourism Development of Ajman in collaboration Endurance Sports Services concluded successfully offering great a great competition to all walks of life.
The “Ajman Duathlon” which includes running and cycling is an event introduced into the emirate’s sports calendar with an aim to support and encourage sports and quality of life
The highly competitive event saw active participation from different genders, nationalities, ages, and abilities.
Organised at Ajman’s coastal suburb Al Zorah, the race has three phases or categories for both amateurs and professionals to participate.;
- Long Distance – 10 KM Running | 40 KM Cycling | 5 KM Running
- Sprint – 5 KM Running | 20 KM Cycling | 2.5 KM Running and
- Super Sprint –5 KM Running | 10 KM Cycling | 2.5 KM Running
Top three winners from the age, local and open nationalities group were honoured at the at of the event.
Mr. Saud Aljasmi, Director of Events at the Ajman Department of Tourism Development, remarked that the department constantly seeks opportunities to enrich the destination events calendar aiming to harmonize the different sectors, achieve the UAE Sports Vision 2021 by maintaining a cohesive society that is proud of its belonging and identity, and highlight the importance of sports insocial development.
Mr. Aljasmi further added that the duathlon and other sports and public events contribute to promoting tourism across the emirate while pointing out that the Emirate of Ajman has always demonstrated its capacity to organise various activities and events that positively impact tourism and the development of all its dynamic sectors.