Etisalat Information Services has announced its digital sponsorship of Dubai’s Unity Run, a community race for people of all abilities.

The third edition of the annual race took place on November 16 at Dubai Silicon Oasis and included a 3km race for walkers and runners and an untimed 10km run.

The Emirates NBD Unity Run event aims to promote diversity in the United Arab Emirates and encourages participation from People of Determination, the preferred term for people with disabilities in the UAE.

Rashid Al Naqbi, general manager of Etisalat Information Services, said: “We are honoured to be the official digital marketing sponsors of the Unity Run, a leading community event in the UAE that supports people of determination and promoting the cause of inclusiveness in all areas of society.”

Etisalat Information Services sponsors the event through its map-based local search tool,

Ruth Dickinson, event director of the Unity Run, said: “Etisalat Information Services has been with us since the beginning and has helped create awareness for the event and the message of inclusion for people of determination.

“We would like to thank them for helping build a strong community event dedicated to unity and inclusion.”

The next Unity Run will take place on November 15, 2019. “We look forward to continue supporting this worthy cause in the future,” Al Naqbi added.