The free-to-attend event will see runners set off along Sheikh Zayed Road before passing a number of the city’s iconic buildings on both the 5km or 10km routes.
The visit was amongst a series of activities that the world-famous wrestler took part in to join the fitness fun during DFC 2019
The Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) has been stepped up several notches in this third edition, as Dubai transforms into the world’s first and only city gym starting this weekend – from Oct.18 to Nov.16.
Events include Tough Mudder, the Beat Diabetes Walk, Emirates NBD Unity Run and MEFIT Health and Fitness Summit.
Dubai emphatically demonstrated its people’s commitment to an active lifestyle, as Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) officially drew curtains on its most successful and engaging edition this weekend.
Thomas Panek, a blind runner with a wall full of ribbons from marathons he ran with a human guide, developed a canine running guide training programme five years ago after he became president and CEO of Guiding Eyes for the Blind in suburban New York.