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Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 15 October 2018

WATCH: Get to know the Abu Dhabi Marathon routes with these walk-through videos

On Wednesday, organisers announced the launch of the inaugural Adnoc Abu Dhabi Marathon, set to take place on December 7 on the streets of the UAE capital.

The course is based around the Abu Dhabi Corniche, with a total prize fund of $379,000 (Dh1.3 million) spread across the race categories - $100,000 will be awarded to the respective winners of the men's and women's races.

As well as the full-distance Marathon, there will be three other races held on the day over 10-kilometres, 5km and 2.5km.

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More than 30 elite runners have been confirmed so far, including Olympic silver medallist Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia and Kenyan Abraham Kiptum.

If you are interested in registering for the Abu Dhabi Marathon, or the 10k, 5k, or 2.5k races, visit: www.adsc.ae.

Ahead of the race, get familiar with the courses with these videos that take you through the complete routes. The main video above is the Marathon route.

10k route:

5k route:

2.5k route:

All videos courtesy of Adnoc