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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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Pyramiden Lauf 2017

March 2016 was my comeback to the Pyramiden Lauf after my last appearance in the early nineties. I wished to participate a couple of years before that but missed it because of my ankle problems. In 2016 I finished in 48 minutes, walked part of the route and felt like I had run a marathon […]

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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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Group Run at 5:30 AM

If anyone told me a couple of months ago, we will meet 5:30 in the morning to run and take some pictures I will definitely say : No thank you, are you crazy ? Well, I ran today at 5:30 am, took some pictures and I am not crazy, indeed I am an associate university […]