300 runners take part in second edition of Masfout Trail Run

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Participants in action during the second edition of Masfout Trail Run.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The Ajman Department of Tourism Development hosted the second edition of the Masfout Trail Run 2022, with a huge participation of almost 300 runners from professionals, amateurs, and enthusiasts.

This event reinforces the emirate’s leading position as an international touristic destination capable of organizing and hosting such important events.

The race’s categories were divided between an Emirati category and an open category, for all ages and genders, for a distance of 8km trailing between a picturesque nature in one of Ajman’s most mountainous areas.

The Masfout Trail Run 2022 witnessed a distinguished participation from athletes and different segments of the society, who expressed their gratitude to the Ajman Department of Tourism Development for organizing such prominent social events that encourage the whole community to interact together, engage more, adopt an active lifestyle, and increase the awareness on the importance of sports in maintaining a healthy mind and body.

The race, which takes place in the mountains of Masfout in the emirate of Ajman, is considered as one of the major sports events organized by the Ajman Tourism to shed light on the emirate’s natural beauty suitable for sports tourism, and promote its position as a leading local and international tourism destination.

The area of Masfout is considered as Ajman’s hidden gem and famous among locals for its high altitude in comparison with other surrounding areas, its rocky mountains, and its mesmerizing scenery that is perfect for picnics and family gatherings.

Masfout is an ideal destination for joggers, runners, and nature lovers, as its strategic location is easily accessible from various routes such as the Dubai-Hatta road and the Sharjah-Kalba road.

The race was organized by Endurance Sports Services and in collaboration with strategic partners, Ajman Police, the Municipality of Masfout, Gulfa Company, the Saudi-German Hospital, the National Emergency Response Volunteer Programme – SANID, and Nabdh Al Emarat Volunteering Team.

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