Posted on January 27, 2016

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has announced that it will be the official airline partner of Doha Dash. This is one of the biggest and most anticipated annual running events held in celebration of Qatar National Sports Day.

Doha Dash gives runners the unique opportunity to run on a Motor GP track at Losail International Circuit. The event is accessible for everyone, with 10km, 5km and 3km races from ages eight and above, a 1km race for children and a ladies’ 1km walk. It is a fantastic family event and a fun one as well, filled with activities for all to enjoy. The Race Village situated in the pit lanes, also provides a wide range of activities suitable for of all ages.

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As the event’s official airline partner, Etihad Airways will be flying in several of the events’ participants, including Gold medalist Dame Kelly Holmes. During the event, Etihad airways will also occupy a pit lane garage for on-site promotions and exciting activities for participants and spectators. Houssam Weiss, General Manager of Etihad Airways in Qatar, said: “Etihad Airways is proud to be associated with such an event that promotes a healthy lifestyle while having fun with families and friends during this special day in Doha. We certainly look forward to welcoming everyone to the event and sharing with them the fun and excitement of the day.”

Etihad Airways operates four daily flights between Doha and Abu Dhabi, which enables travellers from Qatar to connect to the airline’s numerous destinations across the world.