Kids event

Just before the prize giving ceremony (around 10:45 a.m.) there will be a Kids Race for boys and girls AT THE FINISH LINE area of the main event for age 7 – 11 years, and for the first time, a more proper race for the 12 to 15 year old kids. Because you are never too young to start, and we want to encourage all to be a part of the bicycle lifestyle.

There will be two race categories (age on the day of competition):

  • Under 12 for age 7 – 11
  • Under 16 for age 12 – 15

You need to register your child via this LINK

All participants will receive an Al Adaid Desert Challenge medal. Spot prizes for first three in each category provided by Rasen Sport.

Qatar Cyclists will provide bicycles and helmets for those without. Please send us email with you kid name if you need a bike and a helmet.

How to reach the LOCATION:  from the Sealine roundabout, continue straight on the tarmac road until the last roundabout. From there, there is only 5 km of off road (4×4 desert suitable vehicle is necessary) to reach the resort and FINISH point. Stay on the edge of the desert (ROUTE LINK ). Other option, is to follow the route of the main race (4×4 desert suitable vehicle is necessary in any case).

Transport for minors should be done by parents with 4×4 vehicles, able to go in the desert. Organizer can not provide transportation.


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