Khorfakkan Mountain Challenge 2021


The third edition of Khorfakkan Mountain Challenge returns, the most famous sporting event on The beautiful East Coast, Khorfakkan City. This year you can participate physically or virtual.

This event is exclusively created for the adventurous soul eager to unravel the unknown.

Join us in experiencing pristine secrets of the exclusive city of Khorfakkan, set on virgin territories where you can see Khorfakkan city and the unique coast and beautiful secret beaches.

The Khorfakkan Mountain Challenge guarantees a mesmerizing experience on the natural AL RABI Mountains Trail located at the highest peak of the Eastern mountains on a stunning elevation of 395 meters.

The earthly hiking trail is also home to Al Rabi Tower which is the primary and foremost Tower of series of watch towers along the mountains.

The tower was built in the 1915 A.D. and now welcomes public access with breathtaking panoramic views overlooking the city of Khorfakkan as well as the landmarks blend seamlessly with the sea horizon.


Khorfakkan ,Sharjah ,UAE
Al Rabi Tower St
Khawr Fakkan
United Arab Emirates  | AE


  • 3 km
AED 89.25
 |  07:00
  • 3 km
AED 50.00
 |  15:30
  • 3 km
AED 89.25
 |  00:00
  • 3 km
AED 141.75
 |  00:00
  • 3 km
AED 204.75
 |  00:00


Registration open
Sun. 1 Aug. 2021
Registration close
Tue. 7 Dec. 2021 or sooner if the event is fully-booked.
Individual athletes
Medal, Photo Service or Download, Refreshments, Automated Timing, Electronic Certificate.
Refund policy
Athletes have the option to protect fees for unforeseen and outside of control cancellations.

Practical info

Race information
Race pack collection
Same race day, start from 6:30 am.

Race numbers will be emailed to all runners and will also be on show at Race Check In on the morning of the race.

Once you know your race number, proceed directly to your respective Bib collection desk and collect your Bib # with timing chip attached

Transport to start
Transport from finish

Course / track / circuit

Support stations
 Refreshment and support stations available along the route
First 350 meters sharp uphill on the road 2650 meters trail route in the mountain Finish line at the top Go back to start line slowly and give priority to runners who are still didn’t reach the finish line!
Spectators area(s)
Only on start/finish line, spectators are not allowed to enter the route

Facilities & services

 Registered Nurse and / or Emergency Medical services present.
Changing rooms
Race day program: (Only for race category)
5:26 Al Fajer prayer time
6:30 Bib number distribution
6:49 Sunrise
7:00 Race waves start
7:30 Race waves end
8:30 Awards ceremony
9:00 Cut-off time

برنامج السباق: (فقط لفئة المنافسة)
5:26 أذان الفجر
6:30 بدء توزيع الأرقام
6:49 الشروق
7:00 بدء انطلاقات السباق
7:30 نهاية انطلاقات السباق
8:30 بدء مراسم التتويج
9:00 نهاية السباق

Timing & certification

 Automated timing
for the physical race only
 Electronic certificates
for everyone
 Finisher & Finalists medals
Finalists medal for physical race only