Roads closed, metro timings changed for Dubai 30×30
On its official Twitter account, the RTA said: “To organise the Dubai RUN, there will be some road closures on Friday, November 8. Kindly check the timings and locations of the closures and the alternative roads you can take for your journeys.”
Sheikh Zayed Road will be closed north-bound, in addition to Financial Centre Street, from 6-8 am, and motorists are advised to use Al Khail Road on the upper part of Financial Centre Street.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard will be closed from 6-7.45 am, but motorists can use Burj Khalifa Street instead as an alternative route.
The RTA said there will road closures on Happiness Street from 6-8.30 am, and Zabeel Street II can be used instead.
The Dubai Run 30×30 will see a part of Sheikh Zayed Road convert into a running track as the free-to-attend event includes a 5km-run and a 10km-run, with both routes starting and finish at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
Timings for the Dubai Metro have also been rescheduled to accommodate the large number of participants expected to reach the 30×30 Fitness Challenge by public transport.