FAST AND FIT

Friday - - The Leisure Charts -

Bal­ance lav­ish if­tars with some fit­ness – the Ra­madan Night Runs are be­ing held at Yas Cir­cuit in Abu Dhabi on June 2 and at Dubai Au­to­drome in Dubai on June 9, with 10km, 5km and 3km cour­ses spread across pri­vate, traf­fic-free roads. The par­tic­i­pa­tion fee for the 3km race is Dh90; Dh120 for the 5km and Dh140 for the 10km. All races start at 10.15pm and fin­ish at mid­night. Visit dubairun­ning.com.

If you want to stay on the fit­ness wagon all Ra­madan long then sign up for the Nad Al Sheba Sports Tour­na­ment, which was spe­cially cre­ated for those who are fast­ing yet want to stay fit. The tour­na­ment is open to men and women of all na­tion­al­i­ties and in­cludes com­pe­ti­tions in pad­dle ten­nis, archery, vol­ley­ball, run­ning, wheelchair bas­ket­ball and goal­ball. From June 1-10; free to pub­lic. Visit nasst.ae.

Pre­fer to watch? The Pro­fes­sional Squash As­so­ci­a­tion (PSA) hosts the Dubai World Se­ries Fi­nals from to­day un­til June 10: The best of in­ter­na­tional squash play­ers will bat­tle it out at the Dubai Opera. Day matches com­mence at 3pm and evening matches at 9.30pm. Ticket start from Dh50; visit world­series­fi­nals.com.

Want to be the next Djokovic or Nadal? The Zayed Sports City Academy is of­fer­ing a six-ses­sion ten­nis pack­age for play­ers with no pre­vi­ous ten­nis ex­pe­ri­ence, for­mu­lated keep­ing in mind those who will fast dur­ing Ra­madan, and end­ing with a tour­na­ment be­tween the new ten­nis stars. On Sun­days and Tues­days from May 28 to June 13; Dh600 per per­son. Call 02 403 4222 or email ten­nis@zsc.ae.

The Tough Mudder chal­lenge (be­low) will be back this De­cem­ber to test your met­tle. While the ob­sta­cle course chal­lenge will take place on De­cem­ber 8-9 at the Ham­dan Sports Com­plex, tick­ets for the event are al­ready on sale. A host of new ob­sta­cle cour­ses will up the ante this year, along with the usual favourites such as Arc­tic Enema 2.0 (a head-first plunge into ice-cold wa­ter) and Elec­troshock Ther­apy (a sprint through dan­gling elec­tric wires charged with over 10,000 volts of elec­tric­ity). Visit tough­mud­der.ae.

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