Yas Mall Indoor Run Race Report: Racing in COVID-19 Times

In recent months, we have been having some sporadic signs of going back to something that resembles normalcy, in Dubai, cinemas, bars, movie theatres and fitness facilities have been open for some time, and in Abu Dhabi, running races have resumed recently with the Abu Dhabi Sports Council launching a series of indoor mall runsContinue reading “Yas Mall Indoor Run Race Report: Racing in COVID-19 Times”

Race Report – Ironstar Indoor Triathlon – August 2019

Disclaimer: I am not a triathlete, although this was my third tri overall, and my second Ironstar Indoor Triathlon. I enjoy doing the occasional triathlon, and these races are quite good for me as I am a below average swimmer (I guess my level is at “I am happy I can float and move”). ThisContinue reading “Race Report – Ironstar Indoor Triathlon – August 2019”

2018 Dubai Marathon: You have 21 weeks to train and smash it!

      I was talking to a couple of new runners who joined the local running club in Dubai that I’ve been training with for the last few years (ABRaS), and they told me they have joined the club to help them train for the upcoming Dubai Marathon, which I thought was great planning. TheContinue reading “2018 Dubai Marathon: You have 21 weeks to train and smash it!”

This could have been you

If you use your phone while driving, apply makeup, eat or drink or do anything that might distract you in the car, then this is for you.  This week a friend of mine was driving, and out of nowhere his car (in this picture) was crashed into by someone who crossed a red light. ThankfullyContinue reading “This could have been you”

Happy 45th National Day UAE!

“Home is where you lived most of your life, made the most of your meaningful friendships and memories. To you, that would be the UAE.” – Words by my mother. “Don’t ask me where I’m from, ask where I’m a local.” – Taiye Selasi I may not be a “local” per say, but I amContinue reading “Happy 45th National Day UAE!”