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A word of thanks

The Gulf News Fun Drive wouldn't be possible without the support of these companies

  • By Kelly Crane Senior Reporter By Kelly Crane Senior Reporter
  • Published: 00:00 January 17, 2011
  • Tabloid

  • Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News
  • A Volunteers cheers, at AL Futtaim Motors-Toyota checkpoint
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Main Sponsors

  • Al Futtaim Motors, Toyota


Checkpoints Sponsors

  • Toyota
  • AXA Insurance
  • Bridgestone — Nasser Bin Abdullatif Alserkal
  • Dubai Duty Free
  • Emirates Driving Institute
  • Shell Helix
  • Unilever — Rexona, Lifebuoy and Vaseline Men


Support Sponsors

Vehicle numbers and goody bags:

  •  Emirates NBD
  • Wrigley’s Extra
  • V-Kool
  • Panasonic Lumix
  • Ironman 4x4
  • Intersport
  • Lipton
  • Crystal mineral water
  • Jaguar energy drink 
  • Recovery: IATC
  • Infrastructural support: ALCO
  • Lighting, showers and ablution units: Byrne
  • Start venue: 7he Sevens
  • Catering (start): Emirates Flight Catering
  • Catering (camp): Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa
  • Entertainment: Panache
  • Signage and setup: Alfan Ansaree Advertising


Goody Bags

  • Al Futtaim Motors — Toyota
  • Al Ghurair Foods
  • Arabian Trading Agency
  • Nevica
  • Aramtec Food Importers & Distributors
  • Bombay Big Bazaar
  • Bridgestone — Nasser Bin Abdullatif Alserkal
  • Dubai Duty Free
  • Emirates NBD
  • Heinz
  • Hunter Foods Limited
  • Jashanmal National Company LLC
  • Lipton
  • Mars GCC
  • National Food Industries LLC
  • Plastica Industries LLC
  • Shell Helix
  • Tulsidas Lalchand General Trading LLC
  • Wrigley’s Extra


Special Thanks to

  • Emirates Motor Sports Federation
  • Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services — Government of Dubai
  • The General Directorate of Central Operations, Al Ain
  • Dubai Events & Promotions Establishment
  • Department of Economic Development, Government of Dubai
  • Dubai Police, Government of Dubai
  • Dubai Supply Authority
  • Dubai Municipality, Government of Dubai
  • Dubai Municipality — Marine Environment
  • Wildlife Section, Government of Dubai
  • Sharjah Police


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