Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Happening in: January
Race categories: Full Marathon, 10 km
Next on: January 20th, 2017Race website
While the glamorous city is known for its impressive skyscrapers and luxurious lifestyle, Dubai Marathon does live up to its city's reputation too. In fact, the Dubai Marathon is the world's richest marathon with the most expensive prize money of US$200,000 for first place winners and an additional US$100,000 for marathon world record bonus. Along the marathon route you will get to see some of the most impressive architectures in the world with amazing scenery.
The Marathon Route will start on the Umm Suqeim Road at the Madinat Jumeirah end turning right onto the Jumeirah Beach Road running past some landmarks such as Burj Al Arab, the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, the Grand Mosque, Madinat Jumeirah, and Palm Island. The course is fast and flat with excellent road surfaces.