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

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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? 2017-11-08T13:42:31+00:00

The 2017 Mini Dash will take place on 10th November at 3pm. The venue is Umm Al Emarat Park.
Registration will be from 3pm. All participants who are racing MUST arrive 45 minutes before their race start time.

The activity village will open from 3.00pm until 9.00pm.

What age does my child have to be to enter? 2017-11-08T13:49:44+00:00

Age group categories & distances:

  • 5-7 years old – 300m each child (Parent/guardian welcome to run with child)
  • 8-10 years old – 300m each child
  • 11-13 years old – 600m each child
Is the race just for children? 2017-11-08T13:49:55+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 300m race.

What is the activity village? 2017-11-08T13:51:23+00:00

The Mini Dash is not just about the relay 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 afternoon.

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? 2017-11-09T09:30:28+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.

Registration cut off times:

4.15pm Category 5-7 year olds
5.15pm Category 8-10 year olds
6.15pm Category 11-13 year olds

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? 2017-11-08T13:57:50+00:00

We will award the top 3 teams who finish the race for each category. Each of these teams will receive special winners medals during a prize ceremony.

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.