The annual Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon will be held on Friday, January 25. The marathon will begin at 07:00 (local time) on Umm Suqeim Road near Madinat Jumeirah and will continue along Al Sufouh and Jumeirah Beach Road before reaching the Dubai Police Academy. Significant transportation disruptions are anticipated on the marathon route. An increased security presence is also expected throughout Dubai for the duration of the marathon.
Approximately 30,000 competitors take part in the race each year.
Individuals in Dubai should be prepared for significant transportation disruptions along the route of the marathon. Remain vigilant and report any suspicious objects or individuals to the police.
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