Plenty of Sports Groups around and we are aiming to list them here. Please let us know which ones you think should be added to our directory. Some of these groups might be free community groups, others might ask for a yearly fee.
Desert Road Runners
The Desert Road Runners (DRR) is a running group operated and licensed by Hopatec Sports Services (DED license number 683845).
Formerly known as Dubai Road Runners, Desert Road Runners was founded in 1989. It is the oldest running club in Dubai and marked with its annual 10 km race which has been held every year since 1991.
It is a non-profit making club and entirely dependent on the services of volunteers.
The format of the club makes it attractive to beginners. Some have gone on to become first-class runners.
The club has retained a policy of being open to everyone, regardless of race, age or ability. The membership is informal and there are no club rules which restrict members in any way. Any member of another running club is welcome to attend the weekly predictor.
Desert Hash House Harriers
The DH3 is a family friendly hash located in Dubai. We meet every week on a Sunday evening at different locations throughout the year. Maps to the meeting point are published prior to the Sunday, keep checking the website or sign up to the mailing list on the right. The run/walk starts at 18:30 prompt, arrive by 18:15. Fees are 50AED and that includes all your beer, softies and food. Runs are usually <5km in summer and <8km in winter. Walks are usually <3km all year round.
New runners and visitors are always welcome. Just turn up, ask for the GM and introduce yourself.
Desert Trail Runners
Trail Running brings together the mind, body and soul ..then sets them free…:-)
Run by Lee Harris, Run Coach
Dubai Creek Striders
The Dubai Creek Striders operates its very successful Johnson Arabia Dubai Creek Striders “21.1km” (Half Marathon)’ with the help of a small group of committed volunteers that help to organize the race to ensure it is run safely and smoothly.
Mirdif Milers Running Club
We are quite possibly the most unique Dubai Running Club in the UAE, We run 3 times a week at Mushrif, Mizhar and Kawaneej Vets
Super Sports ABRaS Athletics is a Dubai based running group operated and licensed by Super Sports Dubai.We are a running group primarily focused on endurance running. We are a group of enthusiastic runners who enjoy training hard and racing on the road and other surfaces.
- We welcome runners of mixed abilities
- We promote a friendly, supportive atmosphere
- We offer training customised by running group
- We host a range of great social events throughout the year
Asics Running Club
Our main goal is to support everyone around the world who loves to move. We’re proud to keep evolving as a unique and authentic community where all our members can share their passion for running and practice our ASICS philosophy – a sound mind in a sound body.
We train, we race but most importantly we want to support and motivate each other and the people around us. We share our experience, knowledge and inspiration because together, we can get the world moving!
Our team is a truly diverse group of people from different backgrounds who come in all shapes and sizes. We’re young and old, we’re beginners and professionals, from fitness coaches to sports experts, we run streets and trails.
It’s the combination of all these things that makes our community so strong, vibrant and unique.
Adidas Runners (Dubai & Abu Dhabi)
Run 4 a Purpose
Welcome to ‘Run 4 a Purpose’ group.
This is a private and limited group for #r4ap runners.
All runners are welcome, from a new runner who wants to start running to the advanced runner.
Please check out the joining criteria.
It is a unique group where each month is a month long run challenge.
The runners record their daily runs in kilometers, keep a running total and post it on the group FB page
The cyclists are welcome, however the km will be recorded as part of the total and will not be considered in the ranking.
Periodically we run for a purpose. The purpose is communicated on the1st week of the month.
It is also a forum where each runner shares his/her experience, running story, running advice, article on running or sport or motivational story.
Cheer and support #r4ap runners during runs, races, etc..
‘Rejuvenate’ your energy
‘Unleash’ your potential
‘Nourish’ your power
Cigna Park Run
Register one time with us and run at the Cigna Park run for life. Cigna Park Runs are free, monthly, timed events across the Dubai, organised by RaceME
currently not operating due to COVID
5:30 Running Club
Adu Dhabi Striders
Friday morning and Saturday morning run venues vary, refer to facebook group announcements
Oryxes Cycling Team
UAE’s first all female triathlon community. Tri Belles is a free sporting community of women, by women, for women.
Abu Dhabi Triathlon Club
The home for Swimmers, Cyclists, Runners … and other athletes in the UAE capital. We are a not-for-profit community open for all levels and abilities