Dearest athletes and supporters,
It is once again time for the
WILD WADI'S SWIM BURJ AL ARAB !
Join us November 20th for a morning of family fun, physical prowess,
friendly competition and spirited fundraising.
Thanks to Wild Wadi, the support of the Red Crescent and our sponsors
Speedo, 100Plus, Acqua Panna, Euroluxe, Sephora, SNDS, Swarovski, the Dubai
American Academy and Sapil Style Scents, the "Swim around the Burj" is back
to benefit Médecins Sans Frontières' projects all around the world.
The event will take place on November 20th November 2009 and will start at 8
am on the shore facing the iconic Burj Al Arab. Registration starts at 6 am.
There will be 4 heats: 1 competitive and 3 non-competitive for a maximum of
So let's all suit up, step up and start training today! Challenge yourself
to conquer the 1 Km distance of crystal water around the Burj. Make a
difference to those in need and make priceless memories of your own at this
When : November 20th, 2009
Where : Registration will take place from 6 am to 7:45 am at the entrance
of Wild Wadi.
The first heat will begin at 8 am, followed by the presentation of awards to
conclude the morning.
6:00 Registration - Wild Wadi entrance area
7:45 End of registration, briefing and warm up for all participants.
8:00 Competitive heat begins
8:15 1st Family heat begins
8:45 2nd Family heat begins
9:15 3rd Family heat begins
10:00 Tombola and Awards Ceremony
Participant fees : Please note all participant fees must be paid in advance,
either online, at our office or at the designated registration office at
- Competitive Swim : AED 350 inclusive of a voucher for food and beverage, a
swim cap, a T-shirt, a discounted entry into Wild Wadi, a free raffle ticket
and luxury prizes for the winner.
- Non-Competitive Swim : AED 300 inclusive of a voucher for food and
beverage, a swim cap, a T-shirt, a discounted entry into Wild Wadi, a free
raffle ticket and luxury prizes for the winners.
Prizes : A night for two at the Burj Al Arab for the top male and top female
of the competitive Swim, Swarovski trophies, memberships at Jumeirah Group
gym clubs, free passes to Wild Wadi, Sapil Style Scents fragrances, Sephora
gifts boxes, etc.
New this year : the tombola. All participants will have a chance to win lots
of exciting prizes !
The individual that raises the highest amount of funds will also be awarded
Register today online at <http://www.swimburjalarab.com/>
Help us raise lifesaving funds by printing out the attached sponsorship form
and finding as many sponsors as possible to support your swim:
Invite your family, friends and colleagues to sponsor you. Pledges can
be made for successfully completing the swim, for wearing funky color swim
wear, for using creative swim technique, etc.
Create an office team and have your company match the funds raised.
Help us spread the word :
Everyone can help in some way; it doesn't take much time, even mentioning
the event to one person will help.
Tell your friends, colleagues and community groups about the event and
encourage them to take part. Create a blog on your company site and get a
company team together. Start a competition at your school with teacher and
Come and collect our posters at our office, then post them, find places in
your office building, local supermarket, gym, residential fitness room,
community notice boards, etc.
Be creative and help us raise funds and spread awareness for people in need.
Remember, it only takes one person to make a difference. By taking the time
to be involved in this event, you will have the experience of helping our
organization help individuals in need, spending time with your fellow
competitors and enjoying a day of achievement, food, music and fun. Let's
work together and make this a success.
Feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or come to our office in the
Dune Center, Apt. 413 on Al Diyafah Road, Satwa or call 04-345 8177.