Registration is now open for the third edition of the Adnoc Abu Dhabi Marathon, which takes place on 26 November. The Abu Dhabi Sports Council and Adnoc have announced that the event will take place with robust safety measures to protect the health and well-being of participants and spectators after the postponement of the 2020 race due to COVID-19. The 2021 Abu Dhabi Marathon, taking place before the UAE’s Golden Jubilee, will celebrate the country’s journey and achievements, while confirming Abu Dhabi’s growing reputation as a world – class sporting destination. As a title sponsor, the Marathon reinforces Adnoc’s commitment to increasing the health and well – being of the community, as the company continues to support the UAE’s efforts to promote a healthy lifestyle.
Aref Al Awani, Secretary General of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, said: “Following the success of the second edition of the ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon in 2019, which attracted more than 16,500 UAE and overseas runners, we look forward to out to welcome all runners back this November to compete at the various distances on offer. The health and safety of the public remains our top priority, and we are confident that the third edition will once again be a wonderful day. “Abu Dhabi is improving the recovery phase of COVID-19 to become one of the safest destinations in the world, in terms of precautionary measures in dealing with the current pandemic situation, which has greatly contributed to the UAE to a. number of world sporting events in recent times. ” All participants must be fully vaccinated to participate in the 2.5km, 5km, 10km, Marathon and Marathon Relay events. All entrants who have registered for the 2020 race will automatically be entered for the 2021 event