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Under the Patronage of H.H. The Crown Prince of Fujairah, NBF announces its inaugural Fujairah Run on National Day weekend

Registration to the event is now open for participants of all different ages, professionals and beginners, families, individuals and businesses

National Bank of Fujairah PJSC (NBF) proudly announces the launch of its first official running event on Friday 1st December taking place in the scenic Emirate of Fujairah. The event coincides with the festivities of the National Day weekend. Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah, the bank invites fitness enthusiasts along with their friends and family to take part in the run whilst experiencing the natural beauty of Fujairah.

Trophies and medals will be awarded to the top three winners in different age categories across each of the following distances - 3km, 5km and 10km. In addition, great cash prizes will be awarded to the top 10 finishers in the 10km race:

  • Runners achieving 1st position in the male and female category will receive AED 10,000 each. Runners from 2nd to 10th position will receive cash prizes of between AED 500 to AED 7,500, in both male and female categories.
  • The top three UAE national male and female finishers will each receive cash prizes of AED 1,000 to AED 5,000.
  • The highest placed teams will walk away with cash prizes of AED 1,000 to AED 5,000, depending on their competitive category.

All who cross the finish line will receive a special medal for participation. The race also promises fun for the entire family, with a variety of entertaining activities planned, making it a great day out for the National Day weekend. 

During the run, participants will get to celebrate Fujairah’s history by experiencing the rich cultural heritage of the beautiful Emirate, known for its spectacular sandy beaches and the rocky Hajar Mountains. Other prominent landmarks the runners will pass, include: the 17th century-fortress and the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, the second largest in the country.

The inspiration for the Fujairah Run came from two running enthusiasts, employees of NBF, who used to run together on Friday mornings. Their passion spread across the company and they were soon joined by hundreds of other colleagues. Thanks to the dedication and increased involvement from the team, the bank is now turning this into an official event, open to all residents in the UAE – young and old, amateurs and professionals, at all fitness levels.

Commenting on the event, Vince Cook, CEO of NBF said “We are thrilled to kick start our first ever NBF Fujairah Run and are grateful for our team of enthused runners who made this event a possibility. We are excited for the participants to experience the unique cultural heritage and historic scenery of Fujairah while they run through the planned race course. We look forward to welcoming runners of all ages and fitness levels participating and expect this event to be memorable for all.”

Registration for the event is now open for individuals, families and businesses. Visit to register and for more information. 

About National Bank of Fujairah PJSC:

Incorporated in 1982, National Bank of Fujairah PJSC (NBF) is a full services corporate bank with strong corporate and commercial banking, treasury and trade finance expertise as well as an expanding suite of personal banking options and Shari’a compliant services. Leveraging its deep banking experience and market insight within Fujairah and the UAE, NBF is well-positioned to build lasting relationships with its clients and help them achieve their business goals.

NBF’s key shareholders include the Government of Fujairah, Easa Saleh Al Gurg LLC and Investment Corporation of Dubai. Rated Baa1/Prime-2 for deposits and A3 for counterparty risk assessment by Moody’s and BBB+/A-2 by Standard & Poor’s, both with a stable outlook, the bank is listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange under the symbol “NBF”. It has a branch network of 16 across the UAE.

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