Ajman: The Ajman Department of Tourism Development successfully concluded today the second edition of the “Ajman Duathlon” challenge, organized in collaboration with Endurance Sports Services. The challenge is part of the emirate’s sports calendar introduced to support and encourage sports and quality of life. Many male and female contestants participated in the challenge.

The “Ajman Duathlon” challenge included running and cycling. It presented great competition among participants from different genders, nationalities, ages, and abilities.

The race that took place in Al Zorah area included three main categories: long distance (10 km running - 40 km cycling - 5 km running), sprint (5 km running - 20 km cycling - 2.5 km running), and super sprint (2.5 km running – 10 km cycling - 2.5 km run). This provided the opportunity for both amateurs and professionals to participate in the challenge.

The Ajman Duathlon challenge was concluded by honoring the top three winners of each group: the age group, the locals group, and the open nationalities group.

Saud Aljasmi, Director of Events at the Ajman Department of Tourism Development, stressed that the department constantly seeks opportunities to enrich the destination events calendar aiming to harmonize the different  sectors, achieve the UAE Sports Vision 2021 by maintaining a cohesive society that is proud of its belonging and identity, and highlight the importance of sports in social development.

Aljasmi added that the “Ajman Duathlon” and other sports and public events contribute to promoting tourism activity across the emirate. He pointed out that the emirate of Ajman has always demonstrated its capacity to organize various sorts of activities and events that create a positive impact on the tourism activity and the development of all its dynamic sectors.

The Ajman Duathlon was held under the sponsorship of of Al Zorah Development Company as hosting sponsor, Ajman Media City Free Zone, Ajman Police, Amina Hospital, Saudi German Hospital – Ajman, CYKL Garage, Nabdh Al Emarat Volunteering Team, Happiest Nation Volunteering Team, National Emergency Response Volunteer Programme – Sanid, and Pocari Sweat.


About Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD)

Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) aims to promote the touristic attractions across the emirate, and shedding light on the unique elements that Ajman has to offer as one of the leading travel destinations in the UAE.

The department works on developing strategies to improve local, regional, and international tourism in the emirate through planning and implementing global campaigns for tourism promotion, organizing and participating in conferences and exhibitions, regulating and developing the tourism industry, and improving the capacities and services of the tourism facilities and businesses operating in the emirate.

Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) is responsible for setting regulations and legislations required to organize the tourism sector in the emirate, finding the appropriate tourism standards and services provided to tourists, and issuing licenses for travel and tourism agencies and administering their efficiency.

For more information, please visit https://ajman.travel/ar-ajmantourism/ 

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