Doha College Race

The Doha College 5km and 10km Race has been in operation for the last six years.  The first edition of this popular race was held at The Pearl attracting 300 participants for its 10km competition.  The race then moved to Aspire Zone, which boasts the iconic Torch Hotel and world class sports facilities, expanding into a separate 5km and 10km race attracting over 1000 runners from the Qatar community and beyond.

Doha College has been supported by Aspire Zone to ensure a quality and seamless event.  Over the last three years, we have been privileged to collaborate with the IAU 50km Ultramarathon World Championships, where athletes have attended and competed in our event, inspiring our many runners.

2016 Race – Saturday 12 November 2016

Over 600 runners took part in this year's race, have a look at the images from the day here  Images from DC Race 2016. To view the times please log into

2017 Race

We are currently confirming the date but this will be sometime in November 2017. We will post the date on this page and also on our Facebok page as soon as it's confirmed.


Training ideas

If you are looking for inspiration in your training, have a look at Nike’s training plans:



If you have any specific questions on the race, please contact Greg Evans, Race Director by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Doha College has set up a number of partnerships known as our academies.

These academies use the Doha College facilities and offer learning opportunities for Doha College students but also the wider community and all schools across Qatar.

Discover more using the individual links in the left-hand menu.

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FDC Shop

Did you know our FDC SHOPs sell a range of DC branded merchandise such as our popular swim caps and towels as well as second hand uniform.

Items for sale include DC swim towels and swim caps, school bags, sunshades and much more. Please take a look at the list of items we have for sale by clicking here.

Our Al Waab Shop is open every Tuesday from 7:00 -7:45 am.  The shop is located by the main gate 1 along from the accounts and admissions offices. 

Our West Bay Shop is open every Sunday from 12.30 - 1.10pm. The shop is located within the cafe area so stay and grab a coffee too. 

All proceeds from the shops go to the FDC Fundraising funds that are used to support school projects. You can find a list of the current school projects the FDC have supported here.


Do you fancy helping in one of the FDC shops?

If you can spare some time to help within one of our shops please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  we'd love to welcome you to the shop team, it's also a great way to meet other parents and be an active part of Doha College.

Thank you

THE FDC team