Qatar East-to-West Ultra Run 2019

QL Events

QL Events

Qatar Sports for All Federation invites everyone to participate in the biggest and longest ultra-running event in Qatar in its third edition.

Qatar East-to-West Ultra Run is an iconic event. Spanning from the eastern coast of Qatar to the western coast of Qatar, taking you on an unforgettable 90 km experience through the magnificent desert.

The challenge starts at Sheraton Park on December 6, 2019, at 4:30 am and finishes at Dukhan beach. The cutoff time is 8:30 pm.

Qatar East-to-West Ultra Run is not a race, but rather a challenge to run and cover the whole distance. However, you can cover as much distance as possible.

Qatar East-to-West Ultra Run

The first Qatar East-to-West Ultra Run took place on December 15, 2017, with 25 runners, organized by “Qatar Ultra Runners” team. Out of 25 runners, five runners were able to complete the whole distance. However, in the 2018 edition, the number of participants was increased to 100.

This year, the event has been taken to the next level with the support of Ministry of Culture and Sports and Qatar Sports for All Federation.

Qatar Ultra Runners team is working side by side with Qatar Sports for All Federation to raise and promote awareness regarding the concept and philosophy of ‘Sports for All’ and to expand the practice of sport within the society.

The participants will receive a medal and a finisher’s certificate.

Run route (please note that this is not the final route yet, there could be a small change in the route):

Qatar East-to-West Ultra Run

To register, download the 'QSFA' app on your mobile, for both iPhone user and Android user.

Qatar East-to-West Ultra Run

Aid stations:

There will be five main aid stations which will provide water, refreshments, and snacks. Seven water stations which will only provide water. The average distance between stations is 7.5 km. However, runners are advised to bring their own hydration bags.


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