StartYAS™

StartYAS™ by Daman’s ActiveLife

Begin your week on the front foot with StartYAS by Daman’s ActiveLife, Health Authority Abu Dhabi and Abu Dhabi Sports Council.

Spend your Sunday’s cycling, walking, running and embracing a healthy lifestyle on the Formula 1®. StartYAS by Daman's ActiveLife, Health Authority Abu Dhabi and Abu Dhabi Sports Council welcomes people with all levels of fitness and speeds looking to engage in embracing a healthy lifestyle.

Access is free for all. Clubs, friends and families, the fast and the not-so-fast, are all welcome to take part.

Yas Marina Circuit offers a unique, safe and friendly training ground. 

For more information please call 800 YAS (927)

HOW TO REGISTER

To attend StartYAS, you need to register for your StartYAS ID card. Enter your details, and your card will be ready for collection at the StartYAS registration point.

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We HIGHLY recommended to register online beforehand so as to avoid long waiting queues onsite

All you need to do is:

  • Fill out the registration form
  • Receive a BARCODE on your email confirmation
  • Present this BARCODE at the gate to gain entry to track
  • Pick up your membership card when it’s convenient for you!

Card collection is available between 5:30pm till 10pm every StartYAS & TrainYAS, and between 5:30pm till 9pm every GoYAS (Ladies only).

*Please note that reprinting lost or forgotten cards will cost 10 AED, payable at the registration tent onsite. 

HOW TO GET HERE

Come to Yas Marina Circuit West Gate 20 entrance, where you will be directed to Yas Central.

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SCHEDULE

Dates Activity Time Circuit Length Location
28 May StartYAS™ 6 PM - 10 PM 5.55 km Full Grand Prix Yas Central
04 June StartYAS™ 6 PM - 10 PM 5.55 km Full Grand Prix Yas Central
11 June StartYAS™ 6 PM - 10 PM 5.55 km Full Grand Prix Yas Central
18 June StartYAS™ 6 PM - 10 PM 5.55 km Full Grand Prix Yas Central
25 June StartYAS™ 6 PM - 10 PM 5.55 km Full Grand Prix Yas Central
  • Please note, the above schedule and track configurations are subject to last minute track bookings. Please contact us on the day you wish to attend to ensure you are not disappointed.StartYAS gates open at 6.00 PM 
  • Latest entry walkers: 9:30 PM
  • Latest entry for cyclists: 9:45 PM

KEY INFO

  • About National Health Insurance Company – Daman

    The National Health Insurance Company – Daman is the region’s leading specialised health insurer, providing comprehensive health insurance solutions to more than 2.8 million members in the UAE.

    Over the years, the company has been the partner of choice for a number of the country’s most prominent organisations and multinational companies in various industries including oil and gas, aerospace, energy, construction, investments and media.

    Daman is a public joint-stock company that is 80% owned by the Abu Dhabi Government with the remaining 20% owned by Munich Re. The company is backed by the reliable support of the Abu Dhabi Government and its strategic partner, Munich Re, one of the world’s leading reinsurers, plays an important role as both reinsurer and a valuable source for knowledge transfer.

    Headquartered in Abu Dhabi and established in 2006, Daman offers a range of health insurance plans for both individuals and organisations and exclusively manages the Government’s health programme – Thiqa – for UAE Nationals and Abu Dhabi Basic Plan – for low income expatriates. Members enjoy access to the largest healthcare providers’ network in the UAE and an extensive international network of over 45 countries.

    Daman, a pioneer in health care insurance, drives innovation through a combination of state-of-the-art technology and healthcare-related expertise offered by a highly skilled and knowledgeable workforce. Members benefit from added value through unique offerings such as the disease and case management programmes as part of the acclaimed Health Support services. Daman also operates a 24/7 customer call centre and has a medical services authorisation team in direct contact with Daman’s network of healthcare providers. It also provides a diverse range of online services that are unmatched in the UAE.

    Daman has set high standards in the health insurance industry and has been awarded a number of internationally recognised awards and quality-focused certifications in a relatively short span of time. The company is ISO 9001 certified for Quality Management Systems and ISO 27001 certified for Information Security Management.

  • StartYAS Rules
    • Cyclists must use the track in an anti-clockwise direction, cycling on the inside of the track, overtaking to the left.
    • Runners and walkers use the track in a clockwise direction on the outside of the track, between the blue line and fence. No crossing of the track is permitted without safety marshal permission.
    • All cyclists (including small children) must wear a helmet and closed-toe shoes when using the track.
    • Anyone under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
    • Children using Stabilizers can cycle in the Walkers direction accompanied by an Adult walking next to them.
    • If you need assistance, please do not change direction to head back the way you left the registration area. Please remain where you are and signal the marshal to come to you.
    • Cyclists, runners and walkers must use the track in a safe way and not endanger those around them.
    • Water is provided free of charge at the StartYAS.
    • Refusal to abide by the rules and regulations of the track will result in a ban from StartYAS.
    • Shoes are available for rent at 5 AED (per pair) at StartYAS.
  • How do I get a bike?

      Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, brought to you by Mubadala Healthcare, is a proud supporter of healthy living in the Abu Dhabi community. To encourage participation in healthy living activities, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, a  world-class multi-speciality hospital being built on Al Maryah Island, provides 400 complimentary bikes for  public use each week at StartYAS.

     In addition, bikes and helmets are available for hire at 30aed, courtesy of Fun Ride Sports and can be hired at StartYAS. Alternatively, pre-book by emailing [email protected] or dial at +97125566113 / +971501101670.

  • Can I bring my skateboard, rollerblades or scooter?

    In order to maintain a safe environment for all, we're sorry that skateboards, rollerblades and scooters are not permitted on the track at StartYAS by Activelife.

  • Is there water available on track?

    Water is provided free of charge courtesy of our partner Al Ain water. Water dispensers are located at the Track entrance gate & on two water stations on track. Please make sure to bring a refillable bottle to help us conserve water and save plastic!


 

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