Super Sports Canal Night Run

10km  |  5km
Start Time: 8pm

About the Race

Take in the night-time lights and scenery of D3 and Business Bay as you make your way along the canal boardwalk for the Super Sports Canal Night Run. Sanctioned by Dubai Sports Council and as part of the Dubai Fitness Challenge 30 x 30, choose the 5k or 10k distance and check out the bustling side cafes, illuminated towers and hotels, lapping water of the canal and an active marina atmosphere. Experience the urban canal sights and sounds like never before for this once off Night Run.

All finishers receive a shirt, electronic chip timing, medal,  water & downloadable certificate.

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COVID Procedures

COVID-19 Precautions

  • Self-social distancing.
  • Masks are optional.
  • Stay in the Run Village Area till your distance is called to the Start Area.
  • Self-service water stations out on course and at the finish line.
  • Sanitize your hands regularly at designated stations.
Where to enter
Entry Fee & Refund Policy
  • Adults (19yrs & over):  AED175
  • Juniors (18yrs & under):  AED125
  • Discounts are offered for families of 3 or more consisting of parents and children – aged 18 years and under. Email for the family discount code.
  • There is NO on the night registration.

Credit/Refund Policy

  • Any participants canceling their participation after the closing date or if the race sells out or who is a “no-show” on the day of the race will not receive a refund.
  • In the unfortunate event of the race having to have to be postponed/canceled due to COVID restrictions/weather/venue issues, the credit/refund policy of online entries through online entry providers will apply or you can have your entry carried over to any other Super Sports organized race.

Entry Fee Includes

  • Electronic Timing
  • Official T-shirt
  • Finishers Medal
  • Downloadable Certificate
  • Refreshments
Race Pack Collection
  • This will be on the evening of the race at Race Check-In which opens at 7pm in the Race Village.
  • Race numbers will be emailed to all runners and will also be on show at Race Check-In on the night of the race.
  • Once you know your race number, proceed directly to your respective Bib collection desk and collect your Bib # with the timing chip attached.
  • Please check that all your data which is printed on the label of the race pack envelope is correct. This includes your name, age category, gender, and distance and in the event of there being any errors, please let our Race Check In staff know so we can change it for you, so you have the correct result when finishing the race.
  • You must have checked in and received your timing chip 20 minutes before your race start.
  • Once you have done that, head to the Race Village and wait for the race briefing from our Race Director – Warren.
    Race Night Program
    • Be checked in at least 20 minutes before the start of the race.
    • There is NO on the night Registration.

      7pm             Race Check In Opens
      7.45pm       Race Check In Closes for all distances
      8pm            10km Race Starts
      8.05pm      5km Race Starts

      9pm            5km Prize Giving
      9.15pm      10km Prize Giving

      9.30pm      Cut off time for all races


      Start Procedures
      • Please wait outside the start area till your distance is called to the start line.
      • Runners to self-seed themselves with faster runners near the front and more social runners toward the back.
      • If you start with the wrong distance you will not receive a time for the race eg: if you entered the 5km and you start with the 10km no start time will be recorded.
      • Gun times will be used for this race so everybody will have the same start time irrespective of where you start from in the start area.
      End of Race Procedures
      • When crossing the finish line, please keep moving through the finish chute then you will receive your finishers medal.
      • Mask are optional.
      • Scan the QR codes to see your result.
      • Hand your race number with timing chip in at the T-Shirt stand and collect your free shirt.
      Race Distances & Age Groups

      Age Groups are calculated as per your age on race day. Male and Female categories for all age groups.

      0 18 years  |  19 29 years  |  30 39 years  |  40 49 years  |  50 years+

      0 18 years  |  19 29 years  |  30 39 years  |  40 49 years  |  50 years+

      Race Rules
      • Keep to the left-hand side of the road at all time – run in a clockwise direction.
      • 10km = 1 x lap
      • 5km  = 1 x lap
      • You must have your run number visible on the front of your upper body or race clothing and keep it visible at all times when on the run course.
      • Your upper body must be covered at all times on the run portion of the race.
      • Shoes are compulsory.
      • No form of locomotion other than running, walking or crawling is allowed.
      Race Results
      • Please scan the QR codes in the Race Village to view your result once you have finished running.
      • Full results will be on the Super Sports website as soon as possible at
      Race BIB Numbers
      • Bibs must be worn on your upper body with the number facing outward.
      • Once finished racing, hand your race bib in at the T-Shirt stand and collect your free shirt.
      • Safety pins will be provided in your race envelope or bring your own race belt.
      Timing Chips
      • Timing chips are attached to the back of your race bib.
      • Ensure your bib has 1 timing chip stuck to the back and if not, please see Super Sports staff on the night to issue you with a new bib.



      General Information

      Finishers Medal 
      When crossing the finish line, please keep moving through the finish chute then you will receive your finishers medal.

      Athlete Refreshments / Water Stations
      There are 2 self-service water stations on course and 1 at the finish line. 

      Prize Giving

      9pm            5km Prize Giving
      9.15pm      10km Prize Giving

        • If you did not collect your trophy or medal from us on Race Day, it will be available 5 days later for you to collect from Dawson Sports in Mercato Mall.
        • Trophies and vouchers will be awarded to the top 3 male and females for the respective distances.
        • Medals will be awarded to the top 3 male and females for the respective distance age groups.
        • Overall winners will not be included in age group prizes so we can spread the prizes out amongst more people.
      • When you see the cameramen, remember to give them a smile or a thumbs up, especially when you cross the finish line.
      • Photos can be found on your results page by clicking on the CAMERA icon and then doing a bib or selfie search. 
      • Photos will be available 24 hours after the race has finished.
      Event Photo Albums

      SEASON 2021-22

      Event Videos

      Coming soon!

      Race Course
      5km  =  1 Lap |  10km  =  1 Lap

      Directions to The Block

      The Block


      Venue is D3 and parking is in and around D3 near The Block.


      Race Numbers will be available 36 hours before Race Day so please check back then!