Emirates Steel emerged winners of the Abu Dhabi Dash Relay for companies at Al Hudayriat Island on Saturday.
Ultimate Athletics won the Elite Cup; Emirates National School took the Best Supporting Team and the NMC Healthcare Team the most advanced team in the event supported by Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) and its associate National Health Insurance Company (Daman).
The Abu Dhabi Mini Dash for Children U12 saw the participation of 300 boys and girls.
ADSC also organized the Daman Open Water Festival that drew more than 200 swimmers in the races across 3,000, 1,500, 750, 300 metres n Al Hudayriat Island.
“Our main objective of the festival was to create a family atmosphere after we found that there was a growing demand for activities involving adults next to their children,” said Hamad Al Mehayas, Executive Vice President of Daman.
“The Abu Dhabi Dash Festival provided a great opportunity for parents to set an example for their children and inspire the new generation to lead a healthier and more active life.”
Khalid Al Qubaisi, ADSC’s Head of Community for Sports, added: “We offer full support to the Dash series and everything in the community, especially as it provides such a great opportunity for families to participate along their kids side by side in competitions.”
“It was really great to see the impact of these events on society and how they help people pursue a healthier lifestyle and the way they encourage people to exercise.”
Dash Abu Dhabi series was launched in 2016 with the aim of encouraging the community to lead a healthy lifestyle. The series includes an exclusive event for women, which provides a fun platform for everyone regardless of their fitness levels.