On 15 December 2018, H. H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed declared 2019 as the Year of Tolrance.
The announcement aims to highlight the UAE as a global capital for tolerance and its approach, since its establishment, to be a bridge of communication between peoples of different cultures in a respectful environment that rejects extremism and emphasizes on the acceptance of the other.
The Abu Dhabi Sports Council will deliver a series of events themed Year of Tolerance starting on January 4 with cycle race options Race options 50Km and 20Km for adults along with Junior races of 5, 10 and 15Km.
Juniors to commence racing at 3pm with the Adult 20Km at 3:30pm and the 50Km race at 4:15pm
Registration check-in for collection of race bibs, race plate, timing chip is from 2:00pm.