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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 […]

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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 […]

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My First 21k Half Marathon

At night I had the same feelings that I had when I did my first 10k one month before, restless and woke up at 4am drank water and slept again and woke up at 6am. It is quiet amazing how a passion or strong will makes you change your lifestyle without having a second thought. When […]