AJMAN, 13th October, 2023 (WAM) — The Ajman Department of Tourism Development (ADTD) is delighted to announce the Second Edition of the Ajman Triathlon, set to take place on 15th October, 2023, at the picturesque Al Zorah Natural Reserve, Ajman Beach Corniche.
In collaboration with the UAE Triathlon Federation and organised by Endurance Sports Services, this event promises an exhilarating and scenic experience for athletes of all levels.
The Ajman Triathlon offers participants a unique opportunity to swim in the tranquil waters of Al Zorah Natural Reserve, followed by a bicycle ride on traffic-free roads and a thrilling run along the designated track with stunning views of the Al Zorah Natural Reserve. With its flat and smooth course, the event is accessible to beginners and seasoned athletes, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a triathlon challenge.
The race distances include Olympic, Sprint, Super Sprint, and Junior Super Sprint, catering to individuals of all ages and abilities. Teams of two or three athletes are also encouraged to participate in the mixed relay category.
Mahmood Khaleel Alhashmi, Director-General of the Ajman Department of Tourism Development, expressed his enthusiasm for the event, stating, “We are proud to present the Second Edition of the Ajman Triathlon in association with the UAE Triathlon Federation and Endurance Sports Services. This event exemplifies our commitment to promoting healthy lifestyles and showcasing the natural beauty of Ajman. With its stunning course and diverse race options, the Ajman Triathlon invites participants from all walks of life to embrace the spirit of competition and camaraderie.”
Alhashmi expressed his pride and gratitude for the outstanding organisation and dedication exhibited by the Ajman Triathlon organising teams. He emphasised that this sporting event transcends being a mere race; it represents a genuine commitment to fostering social cohesion and cultural exchange among diverse individuals within the society.
He further stated, “The endeavours of the ADTD exemplify our unwavering dedication to fostering synergy between sports, culture, and heritage events. This holistic approach to enhancing the profile of the Emirate of Ajman as a prominent tourist destination bears fruit through the array of events and activities in the emirate’s annual calendar, drawing visitors from far and wide.”
The Ajman Triathlon and other events serve as a testament to the Emirate of Ajman’s growth, leaving a positive imprint on the emirate. These events vividly showcase the emirate’s remarkable capacity to orchestrate a diverse range of activities and functions, thereby substantially contributing to the expansion and prosperity of the tourism and hospitality sectors.
Choose from the challenging Olympic category with a 1.5km swim, 40km bicycle ride, and 10km run, with age categories spanning from 13 to 99. Alternatively, the Sprint, Super Sprint, and Junior Super Sprint categories provide diverse options, accommodating ages 5 to 99.
The ADTD and the organisers are grateful for the support of our valued sponsors and partners, including Ajman Police, Municipality and Planning Department – Ajman, Ceikli, Infinity Fit, Sharjah Triathlon Team, UAE Triathlon, UAE League, and Zayed Knights Team. We would also like to extend our heartfelt thanks to our host sponsor, Alzorah, our golden sponsor, Saudi German Hospital Ajman, and our hydration sponsor, Gulfa Water, for their generous contributions.