Zap! Biff! Pow!

It’s time to break out the cosplay and take to the streets as next weekend Dubai Marina is set to transform into a vibrant comic book playground.

The city’s first Superhero Walkathon will take place on Friday 3 November and invites kids and young-hearted adults alike to dress up as their favourite superheroes and join in on the fun.

Kicking off at 1pm from the Skydive Dubai Fitness Carnival, the route stretches for 3.2km through the popular residential district, with organisers promising comic book scenes with the likes of Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman battling it out for fitness supremacy in the streets of Dubai.

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The walkathon is free to attend and is part of the ongoing Dubai Fitness Challenge which launched on 20 October, encouraging the city’s residents to commit to 30 minutes of exercise every day for 30 days.

There are a whole host of other events planned for the length of the challenge (which runs until 18 November) including free fitness classes, family-friendly carnivals and proper sporting events. We’ve compiled a full list of everything worth getting involved in.

So excuse us for a moment, we’re off to slip into some spandex and start stretching. See you on the streets!

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