Posted on February 02, 2020

Doha Festival City, Qatar's one and only choice for shopping and entertainment, announced a host of activities in celebration of Qatar National Sport Day this coming February.

Shoppers and visitors will enjoy a fun-packed month of sports and fitness activities with family and friends, with something for all ages and skills, both indoor and outdoors. Festival City’s Outdoor track will witness running and cycling marathons for adults and children on both Fridays and Saturdays throughout the month from 8am to 12 noon and on Sports day. Visitors can also enjoy a brisk walk or run at any time they like with the outdoor track being accessible 24/7. The outdoor track is professionally built to suit runners and cyclists with variant skills ensuring they get the best out of their exercise time and enjoy their experience on the track.

A Sports for All Zone will be set up on the “Bird Island” located in the Angry Birds world Outdoor, featuring quick health check-ups daily throughout the month of Feb from 4pm to 10pm, except on Sports day from 8am to 10pm. More fun awaits everyone in the theme parks atrium at the Kids Sports Activity area, also everyday, at the same times. Game lovers can enjoy for free an exhilirating experience in the Xbox and Computer stations or sign up for a life-like car race on the F1 racer simulator in Viturocity on weekdays, during the month of February, from 12 noon to 5pm.

More takes place across Doha Festival City on Sports Day, 11 Feb 2020. An Obstacle Course in Angry Birds World Outdoor -City Studio , from 8am to 1pm, will help all shoppers experiment and enhance their mental and physical stamina, while Snow Dunes will have an Open Day for all Festival City visitors from 11am to 4pm. Virtuocity will open up its Virtual Reality rooms for an unparalled game experience in celebration of the day from 1pm to 5pm. For the Crossfit community and fans in Qatar, Festival City is hosting on 28 February, the Doha Festival City CrossFit Championship 2020, sponsored by Adidas,  in collaboration with Crossfit Oryx, from 9am to 5pm. Moreover, Doha Festival City retailers are also offering many promotions and discounts, while some are hosting special activities during the month.

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Technogym will organise a range of sports activities for visitors and shoppers, such as a sport equipment display at the Centre Court on 1 February, with a trainer to explain the use and benefits of each gym equipment and the best way to use it. On Mondays, from 9am to 10am, and Wednesdays, from 2pm to 5pm, the store will be hosting a variety of yoga classes or sessions on healthy food habits, detox, ways to enhance exercise and make the best out of it. Oysho, will also be welcoming customers for a super comfy yoga and meditation classes.

Robert Hall, General Manager- Doha Festival City, said: “Doha Festival City is taking sports activations to a whole new level this year. In collaboration with our retailers and entertainment partners, there will be something daily for every family member, making Festival City truly the one and only place to be for entertainment and sport during February.” “Sports is an important component of Qatar National Vision 2030, and that’s why we have always been supportive of sports initiaves across the country. I look forward to welcoming everyone at FESTIVAL CITY this month to enjoy these memorable times with us.” concluded Robert.

With over 420 retail outlets and 100 food and dining options, Doha Festival City is the number one choice for everyone to enjoy the events and offerings of Sports month. The mall is known to be home to the best local, regional, and international brands, some of which are exclusive to Festival City with no other branches anywhere else in the country.