Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon 2020

The Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon is the most prestigious running event in the Middle East. It was first held in 2000, it attracts top class runners from around the world and is one of the world’s richest road races.

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It is recognised by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) as a Gold Label race, placing it in the same category as races such as the New York City Marathon, Boston Marathon and London Marathon.

Now in its 21st year, it is the first and only IAAF Gold Label Marathon in the Middle East and the largest mass participation sports event in the region with over 30,000 participants expected to take part.

The 2020 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon, taking place on January 24th, is expecting a record number of Emiratis line up alongside some of the world’s elite runners thanks to the viral #MyCity_MyRace campaign.

The race starts and finishes on the Umm Suqeim Road in Al Sufouh, opposite the Madinat Jumeirah. The route follows the Dubai Coastline taking runners past some of Dubai’s most iconic sights, with some of Dubai’s best-known landmarks, including the Burj Al Arab Hotel, providing the backdrop.

Getaneh Molla

The winners for both men and women categories in the 42.195km race will be awarded US$100,000 each.

The event also features a 10km road race and a 4km fun run making it accessible to everyone.

Start times:

Marathon5.55am & 6am Wheelchair & Elites and 7:00am Masses
10km road race8.15am
4 km fun run11am

You can count on spectators to cheer on the runners on and enjoy the festive ambiance.


Last year, the 2019 edition saw an amazing 2 course records set, in both Male (2hrs 2min and 23s by Ethiopian runner Getaneh Molla) and Female (2hrs 17min 08s by Ruth Chepngetich from Kenya) categories.

The Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon

Elite Men Athletes 2020

AthleteCountryPB
Soloman DEKSISAEthiopia02:04:40
Seifu TURAEthiopia02:04:44
Andualem Belay SHIFERAWEthiopia02:06:00
Aychew BANTIE DessieEthiopia02:06:23
Birhanu BEKELE BergaEthiopia02:06:41
Limenih GETACHEW YizengawEthiopia02:06:49
Yitayal ATNAFU ZerihunEthiopia02:07:00
Aweke AYALEWEthiopia02:07:12
Balew YIHUNLE DersehEthiopia02:07:22
Beshah YERSIIE EskeziaEthiopia02:08:37
Yihunilign ADANEEthiopia02:09:11
Abdi FUTAEthiopia02:09:44
Tesfaye Lencho ANBESAEthiopia02:10:49
Jose Luis SANTANA MarinMexico02:10:54
Juan Joel PACHECO OrozcoMexico02:10:58
Eric Kiprono KIPTANUIKenyaDEBUT

Elite Women Athletes 2020

AthleteCountryPB
Worknesh DEGEFAEthiopia02:17:41
Bezunesh DEBA DejeneEthiopia02:19:59
Alemu MEGERTUEthiopia02:21:10
Bedatu HIRPAEthiopia02:21:32
Dera DIDAEthiopia02:21:45
Guteni SHONEEthiopia02:23:32
Dibabe KUMA LemaEthiopia02:23:34
Tigist ABAYECHEW JaboreEthiopia02:24:15
Hajmanot ALEMAYEHU SheweEthiopia02:25:51
Yenenesh TILAHUN DinkesaEthiopia02:25:54
Obse ABDETAEthiopia02:27:47
Chaltu TAFA WakaEthiopia02:29:30
Hanna LINDHOLMSweden02:29:34
Hawi FEYSAEthiopiaDEBUT

With Athletes of such calibre, the competition promises to be fierce!

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