The Mosque's Jogging Track
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque's Jogging Track Offers Unique Venue to Practice Outdoor Sports Amidst Majestic Scenery
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque's Jogging Track is one of the most vital facilities of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre (SZGMC) in Abu Dhabi. As a valuable addition to the mosque's facilities, the Jogging Track provides visitors from different cultures with a unique venue to practice various outdoor sports while enjoying the majestic view of the mosque's architecture and surrounding landscape. The Jogging Track articulates SZGMC's commitment to social responsibility and promoting awareness about the importance of healthy living and physical activities, in line with the UAE efforts to encourage the practice of sports, besides being a new addition to the list of distinctive sports destinations in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
An ideal venue for members of the community to practice outdoor sports and enjoy the picturesque views, the Jogging Track significantly contributes to improving physical and mental health while reinforcing the mosque's status as a premier architectural and cultural landmark with stunning green spaces.
Recreation destination catering to the diverse needs of a cosmopolitan society
To enhance its status as a unique recreation destination offering diverse facilities that cater to the needs of visitors from different cultures, SZGMC has collaborated with a select group of partners to create an integrated venue surrounding the Jogging Track. The venue incorporates several restaurants and cafes that add to its appeal to visitors. These facilities make the venue a vibrant space closely associated with a prominent cultural and architectural center that offers a spectacular visual experience to visitors.
Exquisite green belt, fine aesthetic details
The walkway plays an instrumental role in maximizing the aesthetic value of the mosque and its natural setting. Stretching more than three kilometers in length and four meters in width, the walkway demonstrates SZGMC's success in optimally utilizing the spaces surrounding the mosque, which combines the magnificence of the architecture and the abundance of tranquil natural beauty.
The Jogging Track is surrounded by a uniquely green landscape of diverse flora and fauna, including dozens of palm trees that symbolize the authentic culture of the UAE and the Arab world and nearly 200 species of trees. SZGMC pays special attention to its conservation by adopting the latest irrigation methods and providing constant care.
Sports specifications and quality standards
The Jogging Track is designed to fulfill users' health and safety requirements. Its track is made of rubber that meets athletic flooring specifications to absorb shock while walking and running, ensuring no side effects to the user's body, especially knee and spine