Jumeirah Emirates Towers Vertical Marathon raises AED 170,000 in its 10th year as Participants climb 1334 stairs to raise funds for Médecins Sans Frontières

Jumeirah Emirates Towers Vertical Marathon winners Jumeirah Emirates Towers Vertical Marathon winners

200 runners ascended 52 floors of the Office Tower at Jumeirah Emirates Towers this morning in the 10th annual Vertical Marathon event. Participants and supporters of the event raised a total of AED 170,000 for Médecins Sans Frontières, bringing the total amount raised for MSF in the past 10 years to over AED one million.

 

The quickest participant, Norbert Lechner from Austria, reached the top of the 350 metre Office Tower in 8.47 minutes. The winning female, Martha Rise from Norway, reached the top in just 10.24 minutes and the leading team, DAA (Dubai American Academy), made it in 10.50 minutes (average).