This week’s sport and outdoor events

Your next seven days of sports and outdoor activities sorted by our Dubai experts

Wednesday 30

Buy tickets for The Rugby Sevens
Tickets for the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens go on sale today. The fun weekend of international rugby is a highlight on the sporting calendar and not to be missed. Discounts available on advance tickets.
New. Free on Thursday December 3, Dhs300 (advance day pass), Dhs500 (advance weekend pass), free for kids under 12. December 3-5. The Sevens Stadium, Dubai-Al Ain Road,

Thursday October 1

Free classes at Team Nogueira
Women get a free trial of the fitness classes at this MMA gym. Sign up online.
New. Free (first trial). Ongoing. Team Nogueira, Al Quoz, (04 338 8967).

Friday 2

Ice Warrior Challenge
To take part in a sub-zero assault course at Ski Dubai. Brave challengers will take on a set of 15 different icy obstacles including cargo net crawls, zorbing and stair runs. Proceeds from registration go to the Dubai Center for Special Needs.
Today only. Dhs250 per person. 8am. Ski Dubai, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha, (04 409 9257).

Saturday 3

Hilton Dubai Tower Race
Athletes can take on this challenge to run up 36 floors, striding up 730 stairs of Hilton Dubai The Walk. Register online to get involved with this physically challenging race. Proceeds go to support the charitable work of Emirates Red Crescent.
Today only. Dhs150. 7.30am. Hilton Dubai The Walk, JBR, (04 318 2207).

Sunday 4

Les Mills fitness at Fitness HQ
Members and non-members can now enjoy a full range of Les Mills Group exercise classes at Fitness HQ. The new classes include Grit Strength and the 30-minute high-intensity Grit Plyo.
Free first class (non-members), Free (members). Ongoing. Fitness HQ, Umm Suqeim, (04 395 0050).

Monday 5

Sign up for the Ignite Pink is Punk Run:Swim
The Pink is Punk race, taking place on Friday October 9, supports breast cancer awareness, but it’s not just for ladies – gents are welcome to take part, too. There are four categories: Open (600m swim and 3km run), Sprint (400m swim and 1.6km run), Junior (200m swim and 800m run) and the Fun Run, which is ideal for non-swimmers as it consists of a 3km beach and pavement run. Fancy dress is welcome. Sign up online to take part.
Dhs70 (juniors), Dhs150 (adults), Dhs250 (teams). 6am. Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort & Spa, Palm Jumeirah, (050 715 0785).

Tuesday 6

Dubai Stars Sportsplex
Play basketball, cricket, badminton and more at this 46,000 square foot indoor sports facility. Courts can be booked per hour and members can attend group exercise classes.
From Dhs120 per hour for court rental. From Dhs70 for group exercise classes. Sat-Thu 8am-11pm. Fri 8am-noon, 2pm-11pm. Ongoing. Dubai Stars Sportsplex, 11a Street, Mirdif, (800 78277).

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