Running in Abu Dhabi at the Yas Marina Circuit

Abu Dhabi, considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world, has a very special meeting place where its citizens can run, cycle, walk, socialise or test themselves on different sports.

This wonderful place is Yas Marina Circuit. Here all individuals and families can come to improve their fitness and therefore embrace a healthy life style.

Health Authority Abu Dhabi and Abu Dhabi Sports Council welcome people with all levels of fitness to improve their own health.

You can spend your Sunday running on the formula 1 StartYas, the access is free for all who wants to run in the Circuit. Friends and also families are also welcome to take part. Yas Marina Circuit offers a unique, safe and friendly training ground.

To attend the Circuit you need to register to get your StartYas ID card. To avoid long waiting queues on the side, it is suggested to register on line here. It is very easy and you have only to

  • Fill out the registration form
  • Receive a barcode
  • Present the barcode at the entrance
  • Collect your ID card when it is convenient for you

GOYA is a special programme for women, under the patronage of Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Academy, to engage in fitness activities every Wednesday. It is closed to the general public to ensure the complete privacy. All staff is strictly female.

Ladies are welcome to run in the Circuit or join other fitness activities or sport such as cycling. There are 2 sessions where ladies can take part in

  • Running group: runners, runners/walkers, walkers
  • Mother and daughters (ages 6- 10 years) light jogging session, followed by a fun activity

Both sessions are free to join. All activities are supervised by an International certified female trainer. Some additional activities for ladies are under payment.

The Color Run is a unique paint race organised in Yas Marina Circuit every years. It celebrates healthiness, happiness and individuality.

For more information you need to call 800 YAS (927)





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