The Wadi Al Helo Trail Run, organised by the Sharjah Sports
Council (SSC), on 22nd October, in front of the Wadi Al Helo archaeological
site, comes as part of its plan for community sports activities and events that
motivate different ages, groups, and nationalities to practice sports and make
it a way of life.
The event, which is held in cooperation and coordination
with a number of institutions and entities, includes races for 10km, 5km, and
1.5km, for citizens and the general public. It is expected that 200 athletes of
both sexes will participate.
Yasser Omar Al Dokhi, Director of the Sports and Community
Events Department, SSC, stated that the success of the previous two editions
led to the organisation of the third edition, after it left its beautiful mark
on the event with the region’s tourist and heritage attractions and stunning
Al Dokhi said that the event promotes the culture of sports
as a way of life, for all the people of the UAE and all members of society.