Bapco Cross Island Run

16KM - 18KM Off-road Desert Run

Cross Island Run

Join us for the most unique running experience in the Middle East. Experience the desert, fresh air, and breath-taking views. Run across an entire country from east-to-west! The Cross Island Run is our most popular run. BRR aspires to bring participants together as a community by offering a supportive, energetic and empowering environment for people pursuing a healthy and active lifestyle. We invite you to continue your wellness journey with us!

Race Details

  • Price:
  • Registration Ends: Tuesday Midnight on 10/Dec/2019
  • Age Limit: 16 - 65+ years of age
  • Location: Sakheer Desert, AlAreen
  • Race Date: Fri 13/Dec/2019:
    1. Participant must gather at AlAreen wild park gate before 6:50AM
    2. Bus leaves at 7:00AM to third bridge in King Hamad Highway
    3. Race starts at 8:00am
    4. Race finish point at AlAreen wild park parking area.

Bib Pickup Details

  • Location: Elevation Burger, Seef Mall, Seef District
  • Dates:
    1. Tue 10/Dec/2019: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    2. Wed 11/Dec/2019: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Important Note:An Identity card and e-ticket is required during Bib pick-up.

Race Specific Rules

Each race is unique in some form or another. Below are Cross Island Run specific rules.

  1. Timing Chip must be worn for the entire race duration. It should be worn on the shoelace or on an ankle bracelet.
  2. Cash prize for Top 3 winners for male and female.
  3. Trophies will be awarded for all age group winners.
  4. Treat all participants, marshals, volunteers and spectators with respect and courtesy.
  5. Participants must wear their BIB facing forward during the race.
  6. Headphones are permitted.

Please also read the full Rules by clicking on the link: RULES

Manage My Events

Need to update your Chip ID, or correct your personal information? You may now manage your own events:

  • View your registration
  • Edit your registration information
  • Manage your team (where applicable)
  • Transfer registration to another athlete (where applicable)

Location Map

A Glimpse of the Cross Island Race

Cross Island Memories