Sports and Activities in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (II)
Sports and Activities in Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai Desert Classic – World-class golf in the Gulf
Held at the Emirates Golf Club, this is the region's leading golfing event, first held in 1993 and now established as a major fixture on the PGA European Tour. Past winners feature a virtual who’s who of golfing greats, including Ernie Els, Tiger Woods, Colin Montgomerie and Seve Ballesteros.
Sports and Activities in Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai Ice Rink – Cool off with a spin on the ice
Located in the Dubai Mall, this state-of-the-art, Olympic-size ice rink offers a range of activities, including open-to-all public sessions, plus “disco sessions” and learn-to-skate classes – a pleasant way to cool off from the heat of the desert outside.
Sports and Activities in Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai Marathon – Go the distance in Dubai
Running (as it were) since 2006, this leading international marathon attracts top distance athletes like three-time champion Haile Gebrselassie. The race starts and finishes in the Marina, with runners heading all the way up the coastal Jumeirah Road, and then turning around and running all the way back down again.