Sheikh Zayed Road Closure, Dubai Metro Timing on Nov. 8 for the Dubai Run

A historic Dubai Run will take place on Sheikh Zayed Road on Friday, November 8, 2019 and to ensure that the arrival of the race participants, the Dubai Metro operating hours has been changed wherein the first trip will start at 4:30am and runners can reach the starting point at the World Trade Centre Metro Station (red line). Roads will also be closed in certain areas to ensure a smooth turn of events.

The Dubai Run is part of the events in the Dubai Fitness Challenge where participants can join a 5-km Fun Run and a 10-km Run, with both routes starting and ending at Dubai World Trade Centre. The event is FREE to attend. But you need to register to participate.

Please see the outline for the Dubai Run Track race:

Image: RTA Twitter

Image: RTA Twitter

Image: RTA Twitter

Dubai Run Financial Centre Street
Image: RTA Twitter

Dubai Run Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd
Image: RTA Twitter


Image: Screenshot from RTA Twitter

Roads to be Closed and Metro Train to Run from 4:30 AM on Friday – November 8

This will be the first time where the famous Sheikh Zayed Road highway will be turned into a running track. What normally is a busy highway will be filled with runners and fitness enthusiasts.

Here’s the post from the official Twitter account of the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA):


Here’s the post announcements regarding the road closures:

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