We look forward having you on the start line of the most anticipated cycling and running one day event on Qatar’s events calendar! This race is proven to be proper desert fun!

There are 2 bike categories available to enter – Mountain Bike or Fat Bike.
Like in previous editions, the race will also be UCI categorized. Riders in the men’s or women’s category that wish to compete in the UCI category and would like their race results to contribute to their riders’ accumulated UCI point ranking must register as UCI pro-elite category riders during online registration, at which time they must provide their UCI international racing license numbers (UCI ID). (Qataris and Expats with residence in Qatar can apply for an UCI license through Qatar Cycling Federation, please send email with request to produce a licence to:

Al Adaid Desert Challenge also counts for the Qatar National Mountain Bike Championships (Qatari nationals) and for the National MTB league. QCTF membership and license entitles holder to participate in events sanctioned by the Qatar Cycling & Triathlon Federation for the 2019 – 2020 season. You can buy a licence upon registration. If you don’t want a licence, you can take a daily licence (20qar – option in the registration), which allows you to participate in the event.

For running event, there are two age categories available to enter – Open and Veteran (above 40 years) for male and female. And the same for the off road duathlon.


EARLY BIRD (for first 100 participants)
MTB – Special price of 150 QAR (41$)
RUNNING – Special price of 150 QAR (41$)
MTB + RUN – Special price of 200 QAR (55$)

STANDARD (after 100 registered – 31/01/2020)
MTB – Regular price of 200 QAR (55$)
RUNNING – Regular price of 200 QAR (55$)
MTB + RUN – Special price of 250 QAR (69$)

LAST MINUTE (01/02/2020 – 20/02/2019)
MTB – Last minute price of 250 QAR (69$)
RUNNING – Last minute price of 250 QAR (69$)
MTB + RUN – Last minute price of 300 QAR (82$)

ONLY few spots left for LAST CHANCE PRICE, when filled, registration will close.

LAST CHANCE (21/02/2020 – 26/02/2019)
MTB – 
Last chance price of 500 QAR (138$)
Last chance price of 500 QAR (138$)
MTB + RUN – 
Last chance price of 500 QAR (138$)

MTB – 50 QAR (14 $)

Your place in the race is reserved only after the payment has been done. Online payment means automatic entry in the race, no cash payment on event.
All participants are required to pre-register for the event before 26th February 2020.

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