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Night Running

Only three weeks have passed since my last run, and I felt like I never ran before. Although it’s almost two years now since I started to run regularly, I still get the feeling of newbies when I stop running for a week or two. And the more I take a break from running the […]

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It’s Not Just About Running: Reflections on Life and Change in Egypt

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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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When your Heart follows Your Mind

Today was our weekly run date, 5:30 am “Sharp” said Amany the team leader last night before we went to sleep. 5:33 am we stared our way to downtown Cairo, showed my Garmin wrist watch. I tried to catch up with the group pushing my usual pace, witnessing the rising sun while crossing the kasr […]