Team Sports UAE, one of the emerging sports event organizing companies in the UAE, is organizing the next edition of “Wellman Road Run” on 2nd Feb 2018. Team Sports UAE, a three years old sports event management company, has already completed several kilometres of walkathon and marathon in different venues in the UAE with the support and participation of Dubai Police, Dubai Municipality, community associations and well-established companies which took part in the Labour Run as part of their CSR initiatives. Team Sports UAE grabbed headlines for organizing a marathon in Sonapur and several workers and professionals took part in the event held last year.
Last year, around 400 men and women including labourers and executives took part in a Marathon organised by Team Sports UAE at Sonapur, a residential area for several thousand blue collr workers. Dbai Sports Council, the UAE Athletic Federation, the Roads and Transport Authority and the Dubai Police were event partners. Employees from major companies like Majid Al Futtaim, DANATA and other corporate entities participated in the Sonapur event. Read More about 2017 Marathon
Speaking to Xpats.News, Mehru Un Nisa, Director (Events) Prime Sports said “We have launched the “Wellman Road Run” for 2nd Feb 2018 and brought a fabulous opportunity for our runners to join us again on the traffic-free Meydan Hotel roads full of greenery.” Mehru Nissa added that the Dubai Sports Council is fully supporting the whole sports event.“We have kept the labour quota as well and offering free registration to them. About 25% if the runners in the event will be labourers and the rest will be professional runners of diverse nationalities. We are also installing Red Crescent box for anyone who wishes to donate.”
There are 3 race formats 10k, 5k & 3k, open for all age categories. The event will be on n February 2nd, (7 AM onwards) and the winners will get Medals, Trophies, Goody Bags, U.K Imported Caps, Refreshment, Breakfast from Meydan Hotel, Lucky draw and fun events. “As a part of CSR initiative, the organizers are offering free registration to labours in order to give them an opportunity to come and join this healthy environment and to improve workers awareness about health. Health is wealth and the labourers have a chance to be part of a major sports event in the city,” she said.
Formed three years ago, Team Sports UAE has already made a very sound profile in the field of sports. “Since we started we have organized several races and walks in different locations within the UAE. We are the pioneer in organizing a Labor Run in Sonapur and until now we have done 3 editions successfully. The UAE Athletic Federation has rewarded us for organizing marathons in which labourers from different companies participated. “ All our events are supervised by local authorities and we are strongly supported By Dubai Sports Council,” she said.