Brave the elements at the 2016 edition of The North Face Rock Run, this time through terrain that’s even more challenging than ever. Leave the concrete jungle of the city and face an exciting terrain of rocks, boulders and sand dunes that will put your stamina to the test. Just a 45-minute drive from Dubai, the picturesque Wadi Shawka will play host to The North Face Rock Run 2016, taking you on an adventure through mountainous terrains of off-road trails, goat tracks, short sharp climbs and gorgeous wadis.
What: The North Face Rock Run 2016
Where: Wadi Shawka, Ras Al Khaimah (GPS: 25o 5’51.68” N 56o 1’49.78” E)
When: 1st April, 2016, Friday, from 4 p.m. onwards.
The run starts late afternoon and aims to deliver a trail running experience like never before. This year the trail run includes an added challenge of the 21K run distance. The run also promises an incredible evening of discovery and amazement under the stars for a night complete with entertainment, fire and live music as you mingle with the other runners for a post-run social.
The North Face Rock Run 2016 offers the ultimate running experience for participants of all levels, especially for those looking for a new and challenging way to shake up their routines and put their skills, stamina and real terrain endurance to the test. If the 21K stretch feels a tad too overwhelming, there are the equally exciting 5K and 10K distances to choose from.
Give in to your primal side and run free at The North face Rock Run 2016. To register, click here. You can also download the Mountain Athletics app to train specifically for this particular course so that you know what to expect along the way.
Get yourself kitted out for the race in the latest gear from The North Face at Sun & Sand Sports and be prepared for an adventure.