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The Vertical Marathon continues for the 11th year at Jumeirah Emirates Towers

The Vertical Marathon continues for the 11th year at Jumeirah Emirates Towers

Dubai, 05 April 2013: Jumeirah Emirates Towers, in association with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and in collaboration with the Red Crescent Society, is proud to announce details of one of Dubai’s most popular fundraising events – The Vertical Marathon.

Hundreds of men, women and children will ascend 265 metres up 1,334 stairs to the top of the 52 floor office tower at Jumeirah Emirates Towers on Friday, 5 April.

Organisers of the event, which has raised over AED 1,176.577 since its inception in 2002, have plans to make 2013 the most successful yet, raising the largest amount of funds in the history of The Vertical Marathon. 

Registration details can be found at www.dubaiverticalmarathon.org and participants can sign up at www.premiermarathons.com/event/MSF_Vertical_Marathon_2013 where they are asked to make a minimum pledge of AED 500 per person, inclusive of a breakfast buffet at the forecourt of the Office Tower. 

Move One and Talise Fitness at Jumeirah Emirates Towers are the main sponsors of the event, while other sponsors include Premier Timing, 100 Plus and Acqua Panna.

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For public enquiries, please contact MSF on +971 4 4579255 or email info-msfuae@msf.org.

To get involved, or for media enquiries contact stacey.mcmurtrie@jumeirah.com / +971 56 655 9842

About MSF:

MSF is an international independent humanitarian medical organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from health care, without discrimination, in more than 70 countries.

www.msf-me.org 

About Jumeirah Emirates Towers:

An architectural masterpiece, Jumeirah Emirates Towers offers luxurious experiences in the heart of UAE’s most dynamic city. Soaring high above the central business and commercial district, Jumeirah Emirates Towers is a dramatic backdrop to Dubai's skyline and a visible statement of the region's growing corporate success. Comprising of two equilateral triangles, this landmark structure is home to an Office Tower, Hotel Tower and shopping Boulevard. The hotel encompasses 400 spacious rooms and suites, 15 world-class restaurants and bars, Talise Fitness, Talise Spa as well as elite shopping and lifestyle attractions at the Boulevard, a unique and prestigious retail destination. Additionally, the award-winning hotel has multiple venues for inspiring events including the grand Godolphin Ballroom seating 500 and 16 Congress and meeting rooms, making it the ideal destination for travellers from all walks of life.

About Jumeirah Group:

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah ZabeelSaray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; Pera Palace Hotel, Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah Living; the spa brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi Waterpark; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and Sirius, its global loyalty programme.

www.jumeirah.com 

For further information please contact:
Stacey McMurtrie
Assistant Marketing and Communications Manager
Sheikh Zayed Road, PO Box 72127
Dubai, united Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 319 8523
Fax: +9714 330 3888
Email: Stacey.mcmurtrie@jumeirah.com
Visit us: www.jumeirah.com