A busy and enjoyable weekend is on the cards for those taking part in the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) organised community cycling races and swimming competitions at the Al Hudayriat Island.
Beginning Friday at 7.30am are five cycling races over five different distances: 10km, 15km, 40km, 60km and 80km.
The following day on Saturday, again from 7.30am, are swimming events from 200m, 400m, 800m and 1,600m.
Khalid Al Qubaisi, Head of the Community Sports Department at ADSC, emphasised that the events would encourage the community to participate in their ‘healthy lifestyle’ programme.
“The community sports events are already successful and popular, and more and more are joining in what we see as competitions in a friendly and enjoyable environment,” he added.
The ADSC community events are supported by the Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities, Municipality of Abu Dhabi City, Hudayriat Island, Department of Health, Department of Transport, Al Ain Water and National Ambulance.