5 things to do today

Get training for the Dubai Marathon or celebrate ‘Old Russian New Year’

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Friday 13

Get training for the Dubai Marathon with Nike+ Running Club: It’s only two weeks until the marathon, and Nike+ Run Club Dubai continues with two training sessions each week. Coaches from PTX Performance Training will provide tuition.
Free. 7.45am-9am. Until April 30. Burj Park Island, Downtown Dubai, www.facebook.com/nikerunningmiddleeast.

Hawk your wares at a flea market: Sell your crafts and unwanted items, or simply head down to Uptown Mirdif Mall to score vintage-style bargains and pre-loved knick-knacks at this outdoor market.
Free entry for shoppers; Dhs230 per stall. 3pm-8pm. Promenade Courtyard, near Spinneys, Uptown Mirdif Mall, www.dubai-fleamarket.com (055 452 6030).

Celebrate ‘Old Russian New Year’: Russian electro king DJ Roman Pushkin headlines this Slavic Orthodox celebration.
Dhs100. 6pm-3am. XL Beach Club, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa (056 640 6161).

Check the ‘King of Spanish House’: DJ Dr Kucho infuses the sounds of his homeland into an epic house career. Hear him here (amazingly) spinning for free.
Free. 7pm-2am. Karma Kafé, Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 423 0909).

Listen to a hunky Houston howl: Rapper-turned-actor-turned-model Marquis is more than just a pretty face (and bulging biceps). Check his rhymes at Chi.
Dhs120 (regular), Dhs200 (VIP). 9pm. Chi@The Lodge, Al Nasr Leisureland, Oud Metha (04 337 9470).

Blue and white walkways have been installed in more places

Prepare for a 5km and 13km course at Dubai’s Jebel Ali Racecourse next month

HiU messenger is available for download for Etisalat customers

Get deals at restaurants including Zheng He’s and Palace Downtown

You’ll also get discounts at spas, bars and restaurants

Whether you’re surfing, floating, or plummeting, here’s where to make a splash


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