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


When do we receive our race packs? 2018-08-16T10:56:39+00:00

Race pack collection will take place on the day and will include a t-shirt. Small gifts will be available at each activity within the Activity Village for each child that has registered and completes the activity.

What is the date and time of the Mini Dash? Where will it take place? 2018-08-16T10:57:58+00:00

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

Registration will start at 08.00. The Mini Dash will end at 13.00.

What age does my child have to be to enter? 2018-08-16T10:59:21+00:00

Any child between 5 and 13 can enter the race.

Age group categories:

  • Under 8s
  • Under 11s
  • Under 14s

The Activity Village is open to all age group categories.

Is the race just for children? 2018-08-16T11:01:15+00:00

There is one Fun Run where you can join your children and run with them – you can join your child if they are in the Under 8 category. This is a 450m route.

What is the Activity Village? 2018-08-16T11:04:23+00:00

The Mini Dash is not just about the run. 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 as well as health and nutrition education.

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

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

What should my child wear? 2018-08-14T13:04:25+00:00

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

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? 2018-08-16T11:08:49+00:00

Registration begins at 8.00, but all participating children should arrive at least 30 minutes before their Fun Run age category time slot.

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? 2018-08-16T11:20:44+00:00

There will be a small gift at each activation in the Activity Village. Once children have completed 10 activities (one being the Fun Run), they will receive a medal. Please note, however, only children that have registered and paid for the Mini Dash (including the Fun Run) receive gifts and a medal.

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? 2018-08-16T11:26:59+00:00

Every child who participates in the Fun Run will receive a medal upon completion of 10 activities (one of which must be the Fun Run).