ADCB sponsors the Abu Dhabi Striders for the 2011 / 2012 UAE running season

19 October 2011

ADCB promotes the pursuit of personal ambition through health and fitness initiatives


Abu Dhabi, 19 October 2011:Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank ("ADCB") today announced that as part of its commitment to promoting health and fitness it has taken up sponsorship of the Abu Dhabi Striders ("Striders") for the 2011 / 2012 UAE running season.

The four major events included in the Striders 2011 / 2012 programme are three 10 kilometre races held at Zayed Sports City and a Half Marathon & 10km run held on the Yas Island roads. The three 10 kilometres races, running in October, January and March at Zayed Sports City are designed to gauge individual's running times at the start, middle and end of the season so they can set their ambition, track their progress and beat their personal best! The Abu Dhabi Striders' Half Marathon event, a total of 21.1 kilometres, also includes a 10 kilometre run on the roads around the iconic Yas Island.

Majdi Abdul Muhdi, Head of Corporate Communications at ADCB, said: "We are very happy to have the opportunity to be part of the long standing Abu Dhabi Striders community race. Striders events represent the pursuit of personal ambition through goal driven motivation and it is great to play an active role in supporting this.

The first 10 km race in the series will take place on the 21st October at Zayed Sports City at 7am. The Abu Dhabi Half Marathon will take place on the 18th November 2011. To register and find out more event information, dates and times, visit the Striders website: