FAQs 2017-06-05T15:37:01+00:00


When do we receive our race packs? 2017-11-08T13:56:34+00:00

Race pack collection will take place on the day and will include gifts from our sponsors and a t-shirt.

What is the date and time of the Mini Dash? Where will it take place? 2018-05-15T12:53:18+00:00

The 2018 Mini Dash will take place on Saturday, 17th November. The venue is Umm Al Emarat Park.

Timing will be confirmed soon.


What age does my child have to be to enter? 2018-05-15T13:04:11+00:00

Any child between 5 and 13 can enter the race.

Age group categories:

  • 5-7 years old (Parent/guardian welcome to run with child)
  • 8-10 years old
  • 11-13 years old

Activity village is open to all age group categories.

Is the race just for children? 2018-05-15T13:05:36+00:00

There is one race where you can join your children and race with them – you can join your child if they are 5-7 years old. This is a 500m race.

What is the activity village? 2018-05-15T13:07:03+00:00

The Mini Dash is not just about the race. We also have an interactive activity village to keep the whole family engaged and having fun!

Competitors and family members can join activities in the village where you can experience different sports and fitness activities, kids bouncy castles, arts and crafts, balloons, health and wellness activities, fun kid friendly nutrition speeches and sample different healthy food.

There will be a main stage where we have a schedule of events taking place throughout the day.

There will also be food and drink available to purchase onsite.

What should my child wear? 2017-06-05T13:13:27+00:00

Please ensure your child wears comfortable active/sports wear i.e. trainers, leggings or shorts and a t-shirt.

It may be a bit cooler in the evening so please keep that in mind and bring outerwear if necessary.
If the teams would like to wear the same t-shirts or team colours, or even fancy dress, please feel free.

Are there changing rooms? 2017-06-05T13:11:22+00:00

There will be restrooms and changing facilities available at the venue.

What time should the children who are participating arrive? 2018-05-15T13:10:59+00:00

Children MUST arrive no later than ONE HOUR before their race due to the fact it is a team event and children need to be organised into their respective teams. We unfortunately can not accept late arrivals.


Will there be parking nearby? 2017-11-08T13:53:18+00:00

There will be plenty of car parking space at Umm Al Emarat Park.

Who will receive the prizes? 2018-05-15T13:18:59+00:00

There will prizes and giveaways available at each activation.

Can we bring our friends and family to support? 2017-06-05T13:11:06+00:00

If you have colleagues, friends or children who would like to celebrate with you and join in the activities in the village, please encourage them to come along.

Who gets a medal? 2017-11-08T13:58:00+00:00

Every child who participates in the race will receive a medal upon completion.