10 fitness events to mark in your calendar in 2017

Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon. Antonie Robertson / The National
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January 13: ADCB Zayed Sports City 5k and 10k charity runs, Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi; www.zsc.ae

January 20: ­Standard Chartered Dubai ­Marathon; www.dubaimarathon.org

January 21: Almas Tower Vertical Run, Jumeirah Lakes ­Towers, Dubai; www.facebook.com/fidelityfitnessDubai

February 4: TYR Aquathlon Swim ­Series, Fairmont The Palm Hotel & Resort; www.supersportsuae.com/tyr-go-sport-aquathlon-series

February 10: Oceanic Triathlon Series, ­Oceanic Hotel, Khorfakkan; www.oceanictriathlonseries.com

March 4: City Swim Series, Ajman Saray, Ajman; www.city-swim.com

March 10: Dubai ­Bubble Run, Dubai Autodrome; www.bigbubblerun.com

April 14: COEGA Mina Mile Open Water Series, Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Dubai; www.supersportsdubai.com

May 7: Wings for Life World Run, Dubai Autodrome; www.facebook.com/wingsforlifeworldrun

May 26: Dubai Desert Road Run, 3k and 10k, The Sevens Stadium, Dubai; www.dubai­running.com