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QEW Ultramarathon 2022

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QEW Ultramarathon 2022

Event Details:

Location: Sheraton Park to Dukhan Beach
Date: 6 January 2023 - 6 January 2023
Time: 03:30 am - 08:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: Online
  • Ultra-Run 90K (Team) - 150QR
  • Ultra-Run 90K (Single) - 300QR
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The 90km race spans Qatar from the East to the West. Passing by some of Qatar's most outstanding landmarks such as Westbay towers, QNCC, Qatar Foundation, Education City Stadium, and Zikreet area. Runners can take part in the race either individually or as relay teams.

Event Schedule

  • January 4, 2023: Race Brief Meeting and Race Pack Collection (Timings are to be updated)
    Location: Lusail Multipurpose Hall

Race Day: January 6, 2023

  • 3:30 - 4:30 am: Bag Drop-Off (Individual runners only)
  • 5 am: Race Start
    Location: Sheraton Park

  • 1 pm: Station 3 Cutoff Time
    Location: 3rd Aid Station (49km from the start line)
  • 8 pm: Finish Line Cutoff Time
    Location: Finish Line (Dukhan Beach)

      Race Course:

      • The race course is relatively flat with only a 300m elevation gain spread over the 90km course
      • Course is entirely on road apart from kilometer 56 which is off-road but still doable with road running shoes
      • Race runs across Qatar from the east to the west starting from Sheraton Park in Doha and ending at Dukhan Beach.

      Start Line:

      • Racers start gathering at 3 am at Sheraton Park in preparation for the race start. At 5 am, runners leave the start line heading to the first aid stations at QNCC.

      Aid Stations:

      QNCC: After 10.7km, runners reach the first main aid station at the remarkable QNCC building. Main aid stations offer water, refreshments, fruits, and nuts. Runners then start the longest section of the race.

      Shahaniya: 22.5km after QNCC, runners reach Shahaniya aid station. This station is located in front of the Shahaniya Desert Garden. Shahaniya Desert Garden has 62 various wild trees and a mini zoo that includes some domestic animals from the Qatari environment such as Oryx and reem deer.

      Nasraniya: 48km into the race, and 14.9km from the S2 in the middle of the desert, runners find the 3rd main station which they need to reach before 1 pm to avoid the cut-off time.

      Al Owaina: Owaina station is located 14.3 km after Nasraniya station. After this station runners cross over to the opposite side of the highway.

      Cuban Hospital: This is the last main aid station and it’s placed 13km before the finish line in Zikreet area which is known for its wonderful rock formations.

      Finish Line: After completing the 90km long journey, runners finally reach the finish line by the beautiful Dukhan Beach where you can celebrate your achievement, watch a breathtaking sunset -hopefully- and reflect on the day you have had.

      To know more information regarding the marathon, go to Qatar Ultra Runners' Website

      Source and image credit: Qatar Ultra Runners