Registration now open for the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon

Registration for the highly anticipated Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon 2022 is now officially open, with runners from across the UAE and further afield invited to secure their spot at the world’s fastest half marathon, set to take place on Friday, 18 February 2022 on Al Marjan Island.

The World Athletics Gold Label race returns to mark its 15th edition, welcoming back elite athletes, running enthusiasts and amateurs from across the globe, to participate in the record-breaking event. Organized by RCS Sports and Events, participants can register now and choose from four categories, with early bird prices starting at AED 295 for the Half Marathon, AED 500 for the two-person Half Marathon Relay, AED 80 for the 5KM and AED 50 for the 1KM fun run.

Adding even more value and entertainment options, this year will see the introduction of a series of all-new experiences, entry categories and hotel offers, including a VIP package for participants seeking a truly world-class event. Available until the end of November, packages start at AED 1,910 and include one VIP Half Marathon ticket, a two-night stay for two people in one of the four partner hotels, (Hampton by Hilton Marjan Island, DoubleTree by Hilton Marjan Island, Marjan Island Resort and Spa and Rixos Bab Al Bahr) and access for two to the pre-race pasta party so runners can fuel up before the big day and celebrate their weekend with friends and family.

With only 200 slots available, VIP package runners will also be given access to a special bag drop area and priority entrance to the starting line, to avoid queues and start ahead of other competitors, ensuring the best possible race conditions. Other benefits include a personalised elite-style bib, complimentary pair of Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon performance running socks and a photo package from the official marathon photographers.

Participants and supporters can also purchase tickets for the pre-race pasta party and post-race brunch, held exclusively at DoubleTree by Hilton. At AED 180 per person, the pasta party features live cooking stations and entertainment, allowing guests to build camaraderie with fellow runners and even more excitement for the race. At AED 240 per person, the post-race brunch offers the perfect place to celebrate with an expansive menu, refreshments, and live entertainment.

Raki Phillips, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, shared “We look forward to showcasing Ras Al Khaimah’s stunning landscape in the 15th edition of the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon. We are proud to host the prestigious event at the scenic Al Marjan Island offering renowned hospitality and service from world-class hotels and resorts to all guests. The highly-anticipated race is set to be an unforgettable experience with new and enhanced offerings, as we welcome back an incredible line-up of elite athletes and visitors from across the globe in February 2022.” 

A fresh website showcases this year’s unique event look and feel, offering a new user interface which ensures an improved customer experience that aids navigation and registration in a seamless manner.

For more information and to secure a spot at the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon 2022, visit


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