About this Event
People of all backgrounds, ages, and cultures are welcome to join us during the first 5K Space Run during the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) 2021 on an international race on foot Friday, Oct 29, 2021 in Dubai !
The first event has limited spots and is open to the first 50 runners, so be sure to register soon ! With your registration, you receive nutritious breakfast/snacks, equipment, water, a bib, and more. By registering you will receive updates and information about the meeting location, schedule, opening launch announcements, running route, and more. After the opening remarks at the start location (4 2 C St - Umm Suqeimjumeirah 3) Public Beach Running Track, a prize will be awarded for the best space costume !
You are encouraged to wear a space costume (suitable for running/walking) to join amongst all of the runners ! Observers/spectators are welcome to cheer on runners during the start, finish and observe the spectacle of people running in space costumes amongst the morning sunrise.
Space Run Timeline
6-6:30 AM - Registration Booth (Location: TBD)
6:30 AM - Depart in prepaid cars/vans for 15-25min ride to Start location
7:00 AM - Opening Remarks, Photos at Beach at 4 2 C St - Umm Suqeimjumeirah 3, Jumeira Beach Pavillion
7:15 AM - Run Starts
9:00 AM - Run Ends
Note: this event is a fun run but participants can be competitive as they like. We recommend participants register for IAC 2021, however, registration is not required to participate in the Space Run. Runners are welcome to store bags/items at tables nearby start area, nearby public toilets. After runners finish, you may carpool together back to the Dubai Trade Centre from the start and finish (which are both the same location)
If you are interested in helping volunteer/co-organise or have any questions, ideas, or recommendations, get in touch. We are looking for a few photographers, marketers, and volunteers to support logistics and coordinate on-site.
Contact us to learn how to get involved, to contribute, and/or to sponsor the next Space Run during IAC 2022 in Paris !
2021 Space Run Organising Committee
Kolemann Lutz, Space Run Coordinator
IAC 2021 More Information:
25th - 29th October 2021, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Dubai Public Beach Running Track, 4 2 C St - Umm SuqeimJumeirah 3, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
USD 0.00 to USD 15.00