Our picks of the week
1Take part in a triathlon at Atlantis The Palm See Fri 3.
2Watch the camel racing at Al Marmoum Racetrack See Wed 1.
3 Run up 52 floors at Jumeirah Emirates Towers See Fri 3.
4 Women’s cardio boxing at Round 10 Boxing Club See Wed 1.
5 Watch the Aquatic championship at HSC See Wed 1.
Al Marmoum Heritage Festival Check out this 12-day festival and see thousands of camels from across the Middle East race to win their owners cash prizes. Considered the ‘World Cup of Camel Racing’ it’s a traditional festival that is open to all. There will also be cultural shows as well as raffle draws. Free. Sat-Thu 6.30am-10am, 2pm-5pm. Until April 13. The Heritage Village will be open from 3pm-9pm. Al Marmoum Camel Racetrack, Dubai Al-Ain Road, www.dcrc.ae (600 555 559).
NEW Dubai International Aquatic Championships This event sees swimmers of all levels compete in three main events – swimming, open water swimming and water polo. Free. Daily 10am. Until April 11. Hamdan Sports Complex, off Emirates Road, Jebel Ali, www.dnan-sportslife.com
(04 264 8717).
Ladies boxing cardio at Round 10 Boxing Club This fitness class will improve core strength, toning and endurance, and no prior boxing experience is needed. First trial free. Dhs100 per session. Wed 6pm-7pm. Ongoing. 19 Street, Al Quoz,
www.round10boxing.com (04 338 0101).
Aqua fitness at Fit Republik Get fit and have fun with this water workout. It’s great for all abilities, excellent for weight loss and easy on the joints. Call to register. Annual membership Dhs4,800 plus Dhs200 joining fee. Sun, Tue and Thu 8am, Mon and Wed noon, Sat 10.30am. Ongoing. Fit Republik, Dubai Sports City, www.fitrepublik.com (04 556 1800).
Energizer Night Rebel Athletes can choose to take part in 10km, 20km or 30km distances. Expect varying terrain and short, sharp climbs. Register online to participate. Dhs200. 8pm. Wadi Showka, www.premieronline.com (052 831 0017).
Nissan Triathlon Festival This event is a celebration of the discipline and is suitable for athletes of all levels. It includes three distances – Sprint, Olympic and a Schools Sprint. The Athlete’s Village and kids’ fun zone make this a truly family-friendly event. From Dhs350. 6.30am. Atlantis The Palm Dubai, Palm Jumeirah, www.premieronline.com (052 712 8950).
TODAY ONLY Dubai Holding Vertical Marathon Run up the 52 flights of stairs at the prestigious Jumeirah Emirates Towers in this unique event. The marathon has been held for more than a decade in aid of Al Jalila Foundation. All funds raised will go to support Obesity Research. Register online. Dhs250. 8am. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road (055 500 8769).
NEW Residents’ rates at Faldo Course UAE residents can now tee off after 8pm for nine holes of golf on the floodlit Faldo course at Emirates Golf Club for a discounted rate of Dhs260. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, to book. Proof of UAE residency may be required. Dhs260. Daily 8pm, last tee off time is at 9.55pm, the course closes at midnight. Until May 31. Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills, www.dubaigolf.com (04 417 9800).
NEW Active 3 Holiday Camp Youngsters aged five to 16 can enjoy five days of sports during the spring break, including trampolining at Bounce, football, golf and bowling. Email email@example.com to register your child. Transport to activity venues is provided. Dhs350 for one day, Dhs1,400 for five days. Daily 10am-3pm. Until April 9. Football Centre, Al Quoz
(04 348 3869).
Aquaventure birthday package Make a splash for your birthday at Atlantis The Palm’s Aquaventure waterpark. This offer provides all guests with free entry to the park on their birthday. Register online to take advantage of the offer. Until February 29, 2016. Aquaventure, Atlantis
The Palm, Palm Jumeirah,
(04 426 1000).
BodyArt at Gold’s Gym Strengthen, lengthen and tone your body through a mixture of aerobics, stretching and dance. Free with introductory day pass for non-members. Mon 8am. Ongoing. Gold’s Gym, Al Barsha Mall, Al Barsha 3,
www.goldsgym.ae (800 46537).
Reebok CrossFit Boost your fitness with a CrossFit class. This workout uses functional compound movements and higher intensity cardio sessions to improve muscle strength and fitness. Free first trial. Sun 8.30pm, Tue 5.30pm. From Dhs650 per month (members). Concorde Tower, Cluster H, JLT, www.reebokcrossfitlifespark.com
(04 450 8234).
The School of Golf at Al Badia Golf Club Enhance your swing at this new golf school. Check out the new Callaway fitting centre and take lessons from the team of qualified golf coaches. From Dhs450. Daily. 6am-10pm. Until May 31. Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental, Dubai Festival City, www.albadiagolfclub.ae (04 601 0101).