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UAE fitness events for November 2015: One Live Dubai, The Color Run Dubai, and more
The “happiest 5k on the planet” returns to the Dubai Autodrome and promises to be as colourful as ever.
November 13
HealthX
Part of the popular diabetes walkathon, Walk2015, HealthX is a series of TedX-style talks aimed at educating and motivating people to take better care of their health. This year’s theme is “Nutrition from all angles” and speakers include health coach Rola Sbat, dietician Fatima Sadek, naturopathic physician Heather Eade, athletic trainer Karly Melnyk, runner Daniel Hughes, athlete Marcus Smith and more. The talks will start at 11am at Yas Marina Circuit and be followed by the walkathon. For information, visit www.walk2015.com.
November 13
Mental Performance Seminar
Register today for the Mental Performance Seminar by Talise Fitness, which is aimed at helping athletes overcome internal limitations and achieve peak physical performance. The three-hour seminar is led by hypnotherapist and performance coach Claire Peirson and is suitable for all levels. It covers skills that are relevant in daily life, such as goal-setting, positivity and relaxation techniques. The seminar costs Dh350 and can be booked through claire@pivotalmind.com orjames.chandler@jumeirah.com.
November 20
One Live Dubai
Dubai hosts the Middle East’s first Reebok Les Mills One Live fitness festival at Burj Park, Downtown Dubai. Fans can attend live group classes, training seminars, a health and fitness exhibition and have the opportunity to meet global programme directors, all in a concert-like experience. Les Mills classes include Body Pump, Body Balance, Body Combat, RPM and more. Tickets cost Dh175 and can be bought from www.tixbox.com
November 21
The Color Run Dubai
The “happiest 5k on the planet” returns to the Dubai Autodrome and promises to be as colourful as ever. Start the run in white and finish awash with neon colour. Online tickets have already sold out but may still be on sale at Adventure HQ stores in Times Square, JBR and Dalma Mall. For information, visit www.thecolorrun.ae/Dubai.
November 25
UAE National Sports Day
Be a part of the inaugural National Sports Day and try aerobics, team sports, and recreational, competitive and educational activities. Events will be held across the country to increase physical activity and promote cultural harmony and interaction. For information on what’s happening in your community, visit www.uaesportsday.ae.
December 2
Journey of Hope
Cycle 250km over four days across all seven emirates and help the Emirates Red Crescent raise vital funds and support for patients requiring emergency surgery. Day one in Fujairah covers 60km, day two in Ras Al Khaimah covers 28km, day three from Umm Al Qaiwain to Sharjah is 32km and day four from Dubai to Abu Dhabi is 130km. Entrance fees are Dh900 all four days, or Dh250 for individual days. Register at www.premieronline.com.