Here Are Five Brilliant Fitness Challenges To Try Now That The Weather Is Starting To Cool


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The OFFICIAL date for the end of summer is September 21, but we can already feel the temperate cooling, just a tad.

And what better way to celebrate the cooler weather? With outdoor fitness of course!

Right now, our calendars are bursting with fitness challenges looming on the horizon; here's the pick of the lot:

1. Desert Warrior Challenge

Test your fitness in a 5km (12+ obstacles) or 10km (20+ obstacles) obstacle desert challenge course. You'll need to run, climb, carry and work as part of a team to complete this challenge which has courses designed for all age groups.

When? October 20, from 7.30am

Where? Dubai Land District

Register your interest here

2. Pink Ladies Event

The Pink Ladies games are taking place at the end of October and they are all about fun. Not your usual fitness challenges; think more team-building that individual games. Teams with between three and five members are welcome to take part.

When? October 27

Where? Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort

Register to take part here (Part of the proceeds go to breast cancer awareness fund the Pink Caravan)

3. Emirates NBD ' The Unity Run'

People of all abilities are welcome for this fun run, whether you want to walk, hop, skip, or take part on wheels; the Unite run is celebrating inclusiveness in the UAE.

There is a 3km walk or 10km fun run and all ages are welcome

Where? Dubai Silicon Oasis

When? Friday 24, November

Register your interest here

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4. Du Tough Mudder

Another obstacle challenge course, this event runs in ten countries and will test your strength, speed and stamina and when it comes to Dubai this December.

Take part in the full or half run which is famous for the incredible volume of mud and ice, and crazy obstacles you'll encounter along the way.

When? December 8 and 9

Register your interest here

5. Reebok Spartan Race

'Legends will rise' at the Middle East UAE Spartan championship. There are three types of races catered to beginners (5km), the super race (10km) and the beast (13km+) all of which include tough terrains and challenging obstacles.

When? November 10

Register your interest here

Couldn't resist...

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Written By

Casey Fitzgerald

Outside of writing for Lovin Dubai, you'll find Casey inhaling hummus, making a constant stream of terrible puns and running around in circles.