Ever heard of a midnight marathon run? No? Well on December the 13th 2012, the Department of Tourism will be hosting a midnight marathon run that will take place at the Burj Steps, Downtown Dubai. This will be the very first midnight marathon run in the world, how cool is that? It is guaranteed to be a competitive running competition, which will attract international and local running devotees. Quoted in The Khaleej Times, Shaikha Ebrahim Al Mutawa said: “The Dubai Marathon brings together the diversity of population to celebrate the safe environment, cosmopolitan outlook, active and healthy lifestyle and glorious venues of Dubai. And what could showcase these better than a midnight run in the city that stays awake for its people, round the clock.” So get your sneakers on and be prepared to take part in what will be the highlight of all the December events!