Record participation expected at sixth NBF Fujairah Run
- NBF set to welcome runners of all ages and abilities for festival of running in the picturesque Emirate of Fujairah
- Event encourages participants to run beyond boundaries
National Bank of Fujairah PJSC (NBF) has opened registration for the
2022 edition of its popular NBF Fujairah Run, returning for its sixth edition on
Saturday 19 November 2022.
The NBF Run is organised under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah, and reflects the Fujairah leadership’s commitment to encouraging residents to adopt active lifestyles in the Emirate.
As part of its own broad approach to ESG concerns, NBF is similarly committed to supporting the provision of events and facilities that facilitate active participation in sports and raising awareness of the subsequent health benefits, both in Fujairah and across the UAE. The Fujairah run is especially designed to attract all members of the community, whether established runners, first timers or casual participants.
This year's event will feature six categories: 3km, 5km, 10km, 11km trail run, team run and a determined ones run. Starting and finishing at Fujairah Festival Square, opposite Fujairah Hospital near Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, interested runners are invited to participate in the category that best suits them among the numerous categories. All categories of the run will follow scenic routes, winding through the historic town of Fujairah and its picturesque surroundings.
The annual event continues to attract a high level of attendance from runners of all ages and fitness levels from across the UAE, with an action-packed event programme
ready to entertain all in attendance.
"We have witnessed the NBF Fujairah Run grow in popularity year-on-year, becoming an
increasingly important fixture in the UAE sports calendar" said Vince Cook, CEO of NBF. "We
are very excited to open registration for this November's NBF’s Fujairah Run and look forward to welcoming runners of all ages and abilities, to enjoy Fujairah and help build a more active, healthier community" he added.
The NBF Fujairah Run 2022 has secured sponsorship from many partners, significantly strengthening the extent and profile of this year’s run. The bank thanks all partners for their continuous support - Malabar Gold & Diamonds, Fujairah Natural Resource Corporation (FNRC), The Box, Maharaj, Port of Fujairah, Fujairah National Group and Fujairah Adventure Club.
All participants will receive t-shirts, with medals and cash prizes awarded to the top UAE Nationals and expats, male and female, in each run category.
Registration for the event is open for individuals at https://fujairahrun.com/. Registration closes on 17 November or whenever capacity is full. Participants are encouraged to register early in order to avoid disappointment.
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’ah 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 15 (of which 1 is an electronic banking service unit) across the UAE.
For further information, please contact:
Strategic Marketing and Communications Department
Telephone: +971 4 507 8351 and +971 4 507 8576