Press Release

World-Renowned Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon Returns On 18 February 2022

22 Sep 2021 14:59
Shylaja Vijayan

Ras Al Khaimah, the nature-based Emirate with an exceptional track record for hosting world class adventure and sporting experiences is set to host the return of the fastest half marathon in the world – the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon on Friday 18 February 2022.

Returning for its 15th edition, the race welcomes back elite athletes, running enthusiasts and amateurs from across the globe, to participate in the world’s fastest half marathon. Taking place on Marjan Island, the adrenaline-charged event will include four established categories: Half Marathon, Half Marathon Relay for teams of two, 5 km and a 1km fun run. Set to attract a world class field of top road runners, the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon will attract participants of all abilities and ages, with the goal of inspiring young sporting talent and encouraging the wider community to get active.

Raki Phillips, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, shared, “Aligned with the continued recovery of the Emirate, we are delighted to welcome back an incredible line-up of elite athletes, as well as residents and visitors from across the globe, to the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon in February 2022. We are extremely proud to have hosted this prestigious race for 15 editions, making the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon one of the most anticipated events on the global sporting calendar, adding to an expansive portfolio of world-class sporting events hosted in the Emirate. We look forward to showcasing our stunning landscape and renowned hospitality to participants and spectators as they enjoy the world’s fastest half marathon.”

The press release can also be downloaded in English and Arabic HERE