Things to do on October 10:
Dance on the beach at Sandance: D’n’B outfit Rudimental return a year after they made their debut at Sandance, alongside Empire of the Sun, Del La Soul, Clean Bandit and Axwell Ingrosso.
From Dhs325 to Dhs500. 3pm-3am. Atlantis Beach, Palm Jumeirah (055 200 4321).
Take on the region’s toughest race: If you think you have the stamina and strength to be crowned ‘Sultan of the Desert’ sign up for this physical challenge, which involves a 15km run, 15km mountain cycling and 12km kayaking.
Dhs200 per person, Dhs600 per team. 7.30am. Wadi Adventure, Al Ain, www.premieronline.com (no number).
Be bowled over at the ODI cricket: Pakistan play Australia in this one-day international, giving the city’s cricket fans a chance to see some of the game’s best players.
Dhs40-Dhs1,200. 8pm. Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai Sports City, www.dubaisportscity.ae (04 4725 1111).
Swank it up at Blue Marlin: Fusing fun into dance music, Russ Yallop is creating a new strain of house music that is currently taking the worldwide underground scene by storm. Joining Russ behind the decks, Art Department will captivate the dancefloor.
Free (reservations recommended).1pm-11pm. Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE, Al Jazira Island Hotel, Ghantoot (056 113 3400).
Dine (discounted), dream (for free): For the month of October, Emaar Hospitality Group launches the ‘Dine & Dream’ campaign. Register online for a 20 percent discount on dining, as well the chance to win a weekend stay.
Prices and times vary. Until October 31. www.dineanddream.com.