Registration for Dubai Marathon 2013 opens

Standard Chartered announced today that runners can register for the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon 2013 from today onwards. The bank also said that it had signed a three-year contract to extend its sponsorship of the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon until 2015.

The Marathon will be held on January 25, 2013, with the start / finish line in Downtown Dubai in the shadow of the iconic Burj Khalifa building. There will be four race categories - 42, 10 and 3 kilometres - and entry fees are 120, 60 and 15 US dollars, respectively.

The Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon also provides another a race category for companies to participate in - The Corporate Challenge. Registration for the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon 2013 is available online only at

The race attracted 600 runners in 1990; this year’s race in January attracted almost 20,000 runners across the 42km, 10km and 3km distances.

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