The Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge, in partnership with the Dubai Sports Council, is back with a bang! In its 14th edition, this iconic cycling event will take the UAE by storm. With a record-breaking number of participants, new sponsors, and a commitment to sustainability, the 2024 edition is poised to be memorable.
Let’s pedal our way through the details and highlights of this thrilling event.
The Aster Pharmacy BIG 5 Competition
The Ultimate Cycling Challenge
The Aster Pharmacy BIG 5 competition is at the heart of the Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge. With over 780 participants, this competition promises fierce competition and incredible endurance.
Build-Up Ride: Preparing for Greatness
Gearing Up for the Main Event
Over 850 cyclists have signed up for the 35km Build-Up Ride, a crucial preparation step for the main event in February 2024. There’s a twist this year – the finale will be at the iconic Expo City Dubai.
Build-Up Ride 2: A Date with Destiny
Who Will Conquer the Second Challenge?
The second Build-Up Ride, scheduled for Sunday, 29th October, at Al Qudra Cycle Track, will see returning champions and fresh faces battling it out. Michelle Lindqvist leads the women’s Open Category, while Almir Mujic heads up the men’s Open Division.
Meet the Leaders
Champions in the Saddle
Meet the leaders who are setting the pace. Shaun Carey, the overall leader with the fastest time, also leads the men’s Vets Category. Helle Bachofen Von Echt is currently at the top of the leaderboard for the Women’s Vets Division.
Rexona: The Official Movement Partner
Powering Every Pedal
The Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge proudly introduces Rexona as the Official Movement Partner this year. Rexona, a brand synonymous with an active and healthy lifestyle, understands the importance of this event in promoting physical well-being.
Marwan Yassin Speaks
Igniting the Spirit of Active Living
Marwan Yassin, Unilever Personal Care Marketing Director, shares his excitement, “We are thrilled for Rexona to be teaming up with the Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Race Challenge as the Official Movement Partner, igniting the spirit of active living at this year’s event. As champions of promoting an active and healthy lifestyle, we fully acknowledge the race’s significance and profound impact in uniting a community committed to physical well-being.”
Win a Giant Bicycle: Exclusive Competition
Pedal to Win
Participants now have an exciting opportunity to win a magnificent Giant bicycle through an exclusive competition hosted by Rexona in collaboration with Spinneys. Whether shopping in-store or online, you can enter this exhilarating competition.
Giant Bicycles: Official Bicycle Partner
Cycling in Style
Giant Bicycles, the Official Bicycle Partner for the 14th edition of the Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge, reaffirms its commitment to this premier sporting event.
Barry Masterson’s Enthusiasm
Cultivating a Cycling Community
Barry Masterson, CEO of Al Boom Marine LLC and the Official Distributor for Giant Bicycles in the GCC, expresses genuine enthusiasm for this partnership. He emphasizes the event’s pivotal standing in the regional sports calendar and its enduring impact on cultivating a vibrant cycling community.
Ciovita: Official Apparel Partner
Gear Up for Glory
Ciovita returns as the Official Apparel Partner, allowing participants to gear up with its all-new cycling range. This year, Ciovita has gone the extra mile to enhance the gear’s design and performance.
Andrew Gold’s Announcement
Pushing the Limits
Ciovita’s CEO, Andrew Gold, reveals, “This is an exciting partnership for Ciovita, and we are very proud to reveal our brand-new apparel line designed to improve the performance of cyclists taking part.”
Early Access to Apparel
Racing in Style
For the first time in the event’s history, the exciting new apparel line will be available ahead of the Main Event in February 2024, allowing riders to sport high-performance gear for all the upcoming races proudly.
Active Giving: Embracing Sustainability
Cycling for a Cause
The Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge embraces the Year of Sustainability, urging participants to contribute to the Active Giving sustainability initiative. By converting kilometres cycled during the events, cyclists can play a pivotal role in planting 2,500 trees.
Join the Green Revolution
Making a Positive Environmental Impact
More than 130 riders have already contributed to the goal, resulting in a total of over 300 trees being planted. Cyclists are encouraged to join the Spinneys Team in fostering a positive environmental impact in the region.
The Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge 2024 promises an exhilarating journey through cycling, fitness, and sustainability. With new partners, top-notch gear, and a commitment to positively impacting the environment, this edition is poised to be unforgettable. So, gear up, pedal on, and participate in this incredible cycling extravaganza!