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Celebration Run

As I went to bed late, I didn’t have any clue of how am I supposed to wake up the next day to run early. I did set the alarm to 6 am and thought if I had as strong will to run I would wake up. 5:59 am I woke up without the alarm, […]

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Embrace Contrast & Break the Barrier

Since the Aswan Half Marathon, held last February, I didn’t exceed the 10k per run. Last two weeks I had a bad seasonal allergy, and I felt like I never ran before and got a sense of doubt whenever the thought of running came to my mind. It was a strange feeling as I only […]

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A Runner at Dawn A doctor by day

9:15 am: Wake up10:00 am: Taking the elevator with my wife on my way to workFive hours earlier…5:30 am: Warming up in 26th of July street in Zamalek6:00 am: Taking a selfie with the group in front of Ibrahim Pasha statue6:15 am: Heading back on Kasr el Nile bridge watching the sun rise and the […]

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It’s Tough

Although I woke up a little bit late I had to do what I had to do and run 14-15k. Wore my compression stocks, took for the first time a bottle of water in my hand and a small pack of nuts in my pocket. After 3 k entered downtown Cairo and as usual was […]

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Downtown Here I Come Again

A couple of weeks ago I ran my first 10k and accomplished one of my dreams by running downtown Cairo, I went through Tahrir Sqaure passing through Talaat Harb Street than the 26 of July Street turning right into Mohamed Farid and out through Mohamed Mahmoud Street. Last week I made my first 12k and […]