Dubai: The curtain will come down on the eighth season of the Nad Al Sheba Sports activities Event after 16 nights of motion with the 5km NAS Run on Thursday evening.
This 12 months’s NAS Sports activities Event kicked off on April 14 with the Padel Championship, which noticed unprecedented participation on the native stage and, for the primary time, featured an internationally ranked professionals.
The 75km Biking Championship passed off throughout three nights, from April 22 to April 24, with a whole lot of members competing in six completely different classes for a complete prize purse of Dh360,000.
The NAS Run, which gives a complete prize purse of Dh320,000, was scheduled throughout two nights with the 10K Run going down on April 28, and the 5K Run will deliver the match to a detailed with a whole lot competing in 4 completely different classes — Emirati Amateurs for women and men, Open Males and Open Girls.
Al Meydan Highway and Muscat Road shall be partially closed from 10pm to midnight on Thursday to permit the runners to compete.
Organised by Dubai Sports activities Council, the NAS Sports activities Event has been one of many high sporting sights throughout Ramadan since 2013, and the eighth season of the Event was organised efficiently in compliance with all COVID-19 precautionary measures and protocols.
Representatives from the completely different strategic companions and sponsors shall be honoured at a ceremony after the 5K Run.
Colm McLoughlin, Government Vice-Chairman and CEO of Dubai Responsibility Free, stated: “We’re delighted to as soon as once more help the 2021 NAS Ramadan Sports activities Event, which has grown larger every year by way of participation. We recognise the significance of this initiative because it empowers the welfare of varied communities and we’re delighted that a lot of our personal employees are becoming a member of in a number of the sporting occasions listed this 12 months.”