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For the 4th year the Old School Challenge launches under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman and Chairman of the Ajman Executive Council, with the participation of His Highness Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Ajman Department of Tourism Development Department.
The Old School Challenge is an innovative sporting event that aims to preserve Emirati heritage and folklore, It combines world-class extreme activities such as Spartan Race and Desert Warrior, with Gulf-inspired obstacles instead of traditional ones to create a folkloric vibe for the race.

For example, challengers will have to climb obstacles made out of palm trees using Habool (a traditional type of rope tied around the waist to assist in climbing trees) instead of using common ropes, and using Garageer (an instrument used for fishing in the past) for crossing waters and rivers. Popular folk music will be played throughout the event instead of modern music.

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