The Date For The Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon 2023 Has Been Set!

Aneesa Ahmed

All runners will tell you there really is a thing called a ‘runner’s high.’ The intense adrenaline rush after a great run can be so therapeutic. Coupled with the amazingly supportive running community in the UAE – you really can’t beat it!

If you fancy giving running a shot, the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon, on Al Marjan Island, comes highly recommended!

The 16th edition of the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon 2023, taking place on February 18, 2023, is the perfect community event for runners of all abilities-not to mention, the fastest half marathon in the world for the pro’s!

Whether you run daily or are just starting out, there are distances suited for all, including the Half Marathon, Relay (21.1km split between 2 runners), 5KM or 1 Mile.

Run like a VIP with exclusive benefits

Those wishing to take the logistics out of the weekend and focus on their PB might want to consider booking the VIP Race Experience which promises to deliver a weekend to remember. The package includes: 

  • Race entry
  • 2 entries to the pasta party 
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast (for 2 people) 
  • Photo package
  • VIP start
  • VIP bag drop

VIP bag drop

Click here for more info!

Train with the experts

Under Armour Athletes will be supporting runners in the build up to the event. Each month a new training tip is added to the Running Hub by head coach, Stephanie Humphrey.

Taking things a step further, a Run Series will be launching on 29th October on Kite Beach, Dubai. Hosted by the Under Armour Athletes, each session will build on distance, pacing skills and offer you the chance to meet new people and train with fellow runners.

During these free events, all runners will receive a limited-edition pin for each time they participate. The pins can later be exchanged for a prize if all 4 training sessions are completed.

Join an exclusive event

Free on 30th October at 09:30am? Want to be the first to find out all the breaking news for the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon? Visit the Under Armour Store in Dubai Mall for an exclusive event.

You will be the first to see the 2023 route and the official Under Armour shirt. You can also meet the Under Armour Squad and get your training questions answered. But spaces are limited and you will need to pre-register. Everyone who attends will be given a 25% discount code to use in Under Armour stores across the UAE for 10 days.

Register here!

The deets

The Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon takes place on 18th February 2023.


  • Half Marathon AED350
  • Relay AED290 (per team of 2)
  • 5KM AED120
  • 1 MILE AED70

*Early bird peeps get a discount!

Click HERE to register!


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