Dubai Terry Fox Run - participants

Dubai Terry Fox Run

Special note: Due to circumstances beyond our control, the date of the 2017 Dubai Terry Fox Run has been changed to Saturday, February 18th. We apologize for this inconvenience.

The Dubai Terry Fox Run (DTFR) has been held under the kind patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum. Since 1994, DTFR has been organized by a volunteer committee and a group of volunteers operating with a zero budget. There is no payroll costs and all resources are donated to ensure all funds raised go towards cancer research projects in the UAE.

The run is all inclusive, everyone, no matter their physical ability, age, or mode of participation is welcome. You don’t have to run, you can walk, bicycle, roller blade or use a wheelchair. There are no limitations. There is no minimum entrance fee. You can donate whatever you wish towards cancer research in the UAE.

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Event Details

  • Date: Saturday, February 18th, 2017

  • Location: Dubai Festival City (See Route map)

  • 8-8:45am: Registration

  • 8-8:45am: Warm up

  • 9-10am: Run

  • After Run on onwards: Entertainment and snacks

  • Distance: 5km

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Contact/More Info

Despite Terry’s relative youth when he ran the Marathon of Hope in 1980, he showed remarkable vision in establishing many of the policies The Terry Fox Foundation abides by today. Please take the time to view these policies.