8 Best Running Tracks in Dubai
Published on May 16, 2019
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Whether you’re a regular runner or your sneakers are yet to see the light of day, there’s a route for you in Dubai. Check out one these top 10 running tracks in Dubai and save a pretty penny on your gym costs. So what are you waiting for? Just go for it.
One of the most picturesque locations in Dubai, Jumeirah beach boasts of a 7 KM beach running track starting near Jumeirah Beach Hotel all the way to Sunset Beach. Challenge yourself and head back on the track to round up a nice 14 KM run that will make your fitness tracker proud! Definitely, one of the top 10 running tracks to get you fit on a budget in Dubai.
Accessed from the Trade Center roundabout and with plenty of parking, Zabeel Park offers an awesome cushioned running track positioned on its outer perimeter, which is two kilometers in distance. There is no charge to run on this track and it’s open 24/7.
AL ITTIHAD PARK: PALM JUMEIRAH
The lush greens of this park at the Palm Jumeirah can be the perfect backdrop to Instagram stories about getting your jog on. Lined with trees and featuring nifty workout stations to break up your run, this is also a quiet place for you to introspect as you feel the calories burning. It’s not the longest of the Dubai parks for running at 2.7 KM, but the ambience makes it one of the best Dubai running tracks to stay fit on a budget.
Overlooking the beautiful bay and restaurants of the Marina, this eight-kilometer track is a challenging, but enjoyable one. Bustling with activity, the route keeps you entertained and rearing to go, with passersby cheering you on.
With a smooth 3.5 KM running track on the perimeter of the park, the iconic Safa Park at Al Wasl is one of the most preferred Dubai parks for running. In fact, you may often find running groups here training for marathons or indulging in a bit of healthy competition. And the fact that it’s on the perimeter of the park means it’s accessible past the official closing hours of the park.
The Beach, JBR
The Beach at JBR is great for runners who prefer a soft running track. Approximately two kilometers in length, the track also has training machines along the way if you feel the need to break up your run with some other exercises.
Dubai Creek Park
Nestled between the bustling business areas of Deira and Bur Dubai, the Creek Park is a great location to put on your running shoes and get going. There is an entrance fee to the park. But the AED 5 tab is well worth the stimulating run, with the backdrop of the Dubai skyline. If you are feeling a little adventurous, you could even run along the creek or hop on an abra ride after your run.
With a running track that’s approximately 3.5-kilometers long, The Greens provides a great place to go for a recreational run. The track wraps around the beautiful lakes and is populated by runners, walkers, and residents, and parking is available along the streets.
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