Chennai: Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) officially concluded its edition to date with more than 1,500,000 participants rising to the 30×30 Challenge.
According to a press release, the challenge was first launched in 2017 by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai.
The 2020 edition motivated and engaged individuals across the city to undertake 30 minutes of continuous activity per day for 30 days, presenting participants with a diversity of physical and virtual exercise and wellness opportunities.
The Dubai Fitness Challenge was delivered across 30 days, from 30 October to 28 November 2020,
Commenting on this, His Excellency SaeedHareb, Secretary General of the Dubai Sports Council, said, “Thanks to careful planning, teamwork and the stringent implementation of safety measures and protocols, Dubai Fitness Challenge 2020 was a success”.
Ahmed Al Khaja, CEO of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), added, “The diverse range of easily accessible fitness and wellness activities on offer, complemented by a robust programme of virtual sessions, offered even more flexibility than previous editions of the challenge, ensuring all individuals can stay connected and motivated throughout the month – wherever they are, whenever they like; whether at home or in safe, socially distanced settings”.