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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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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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Egyptian Women Thank You

Back home after a long work day, opened the door and found my lovely wife waiting for me and suddenly I found out that I did not buy her birthday present yet. In a quick move I put my laptop on the table and told her I forgot something downstairs. Twenty minutes later I came […]