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Jumeirah Emirates Towers Celebrates 10th anniversary of The Vertical Marathon

March 29, 2012

DUBAI, UAE, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

Jumeirah Emirates Towers, in association with Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) and in
collaboration with the Red Crescent Society, is proud to announce details of one of
Dubai’s most popular fundraising events – The Vertical Marathon.

Hundreds of men, women and children will ascend 265 metres up 1,334 stairs to the top
of the 52 floor office tower at Jumeirah Emirates Towers on Friday, April 13th.

Organisers of the event, which has raised a total of AED 1,086,493 since its inception
in 2002, have plans to make 2012 the most successful yet raising the largest amount of
funds in the history of The Vertical Marathon.

Registration details can be found at http://www.dubaiverticalmarathon.org where
participants are asked to make a minimum pledge of AED 500 per adult and AED 350 per child
(17 and below), inclusive of a breakfast buffet. The registration deadline is 11th April

Move One and Talise Fitness at Jumeirah Emirates Towers are the main sponsors of the
event, while other sponsors include Premier Timing, 100 Plus, Acqua Panna and Sport 360.

About MSF:

MSF is an international independent humanitarian medical organisation that delivers
emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and
exclusion from health care, without discrimination, in more than 60 countries.


About Jumeirah Group:

Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai
Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts, including Frankfurt
luxury hotel [http://www.jumeirah.com/en/Hotels-and-Resorts/Destinations/Frankfurt ], five
star hotels in London [http://www.jumeirah.com/en/Hotels-and-Resorts/Destinations/London
], Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah
Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah luxury resorts Dubai
[http://www.jumeirah.com/en/Hotels-and-Resorts/Destinations/Dubai/Madinat-Jumeirah ];
Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in
Shanghai; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome and Jumeirah Essex House in New York.
Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah Living; the spa
brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi Waterpark; The Emirates Academy of
Hospitality Management; and Sirius, its global loyalty programme.

        PR Contact:
        Director of Corporate Communications
        Jumeirah Group Corporate Communications
        PO Box 73137
        United Arab Emirates


SOURCE Jumeirah

Source: PR Newswire