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FAQs about Zayed Charity Marathon Alexandria, Egypt

What are the distances in Zayed Charity Marathon in Egypt?

The Zayed Marathon in Alexandria will include a 10k race and a 4k race for people of determination only.

Participants of the 10k race will be divided into categories according to age:

  • From 14 to 18 years old
  • From 19 to 29 years old
  • From 30 to 39 years old
  • From 40 to 49 years old
  • 50 years old onwards

Data entry will be done according to the age of the participant when running the race, which makes entering the correct data will fall under the responsibility of the participant himself/herself. Data cannot be edited after entry. Prizes may be withheld from the participant in case of proving the inaccuracy of the data or attached ID cards.

The 4k race is for people of determination and will concern the Wheelchair category only.

How much does it cost to enter the Zayed Charity Marathon in Egypt?

Registration is priced EGP 100 for both the 4k and 10k races, inclusive of the sports bag, race t-shirt, and your race bib.

How can I register for the Zayed Charity Marathon in Egypt?

Registrations are open on the Egyptian Ministry of Youth and Sports website until December 18th here.

What is the race day schedule in Alexandria?

7 AM - 4k and 10k races start

The awards ceremony will take place after both races are completed.

Please arrive at the venue sufficiently in advance of your start time, making sure to bring your race bib.

Participants will not be permitted to enter the race lineup without their bibs.

The finish line is equipped with a Recovery Area, an ambulance, and a medical emergency intervention team.

Audience entry will be from gates 8 and 9 of Alexandria Stadium, where a team of volunteers will help them reach their seats.

Where and when can I collect my Alexandria race pack/bib?

The collection of the race pack with your T-shirt and bib number is available from 4 PM to 10 PM on these dates:

12th to 16th of December: from Shabab El Jazira Center in Cairo.

18th to 22nd of December: from Golden Jewel Hotel in Alexandria.

To collect your bag we’ll need your ID and phone number. You can also have someone collect it on your behalf provided they present a copy of your ID.

FAQs about Zayed Charity Marathon Abu Dhabi

How much does it cost to enter the Zayed Charity Marathon in Abu Dhabi?

Registration is priced AED 57.75 for the 3k, 5k and 10k races, and free for those in the Paracycling, Wheelchair and Special Olympic categories.

How can I register for the Zayed Charity Marathon in Abu Dhabi?

Registrations are open until Wednesday, November 16, or until every spot is taken. Please register here:

Or, for corporate registrations, please contact to register your company and total number of participants.

What is the race day schedule?

5.30am - Race pack collection opens
7am - 3km race starts
7.15am - 5km race starts
7.30am - 10km race starts

The awards ceremony will take place after the completion of all 3 races.

Please arrive at the venue at least 30 minutes before your start time.

Will water be provided?

Yes, there will be water stations in the Race Village and out on the course

Will there be somewhere to park?

Free car parking will be provided around the Race Village at Erth Abu Dhabi.

Do I need to show Al Hosn Green Pass to participate?

No, you do not need to show Al Hosn Green Pass to participate in the Zayed Charity Marathon in Abu Dhabi.

Where can I collect my race pack/bib?

Race pack collection is available at Caracal Cafe, Erth Abu Dhabi during the following times:

Thursday 17/11: 5pm - 9pm

Friday 18/11: 1pm - 9pm

Saturday 19/11: 4:30am - 6:30am

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Tips for the race

How many miles is a 10k race?

A 10k race is roughly 6.2 miles.

How many calories do you burn running 10k?

On average, a 10k run will burn around 600 calories (roughly 100 calories per mile). However, the exact number depends on your current body weight and the intensity of your run. Generally, the faster you run, the more calories you burn.


How long is a 5k race in miles?

A 5k race equals 3.1 miles – a nice distance for beginner and experienced runners alike!

What is a good 5k race pace and how many calories does running 5k burn?

A good running 5k race pace is normally considered to be anything under 25 minutes. However, please don’t think that you need to complete the Zayed Sports Marathon in this amount of time! The race starts at 7.15am and you have until 8.30am to finish.


As with a 10k, the amount of calories you burn in a 5k race depends on how much you weigh and how fast you run, but for most people it is generally between 300 and 400 calories.

How can I calculate my jogging speed?

To calculate your jogging speed, simply divide your run time by the distance you covered.

For instance, if you run a 5k in 30 minutes, then you cover one kilometre in six minutes.

What is the distance of a marathon race?

A full marathon race is 26.2 miles or just over 42 kilometres. However, the Zayed Charity Marathon offers 3k, 5k and 10k races.

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