lululemon Global Running Day 5k Challenge and Competition

In uncertain and stressful times, running has always provided an escape, an invaluable channel to release stress and negative thoughts. Tomorrow (Wednesday June 3rd) is the Global Running Day, and to mark the occasion, lululemon Middle East are hosting a competition for UAE residents. As a lululemon ambassador, I will be gifting two outfits andContinue reading “lululemon Global Running Day 5k Challenge and Competition”

On Our Obsession with Distance and Pace

A couple of years ago, I posted a blog post which had tips for running in the heat, which has relevant and useful tips, especially if you are training for a big autumn or winter race. Over the past few weeks, several friends and I started ramping up our training for various races later thisContinue reading “On Our Obsession with Distance and Pace”

#SuhoorRuns: A New Fitness Activity this Ramadan in Dubai

On Saturday night, we had our first Suhoor Run in Dubai, which is a social and a fitness gathering for running and general fitness and wellness enthusiasts in the city. The idea is to meet for a light work out, followed by a small snack at the restaurant or cafe that the run started at.Continue reading “#SuhoorRuns: A New Fitness Activity this Ramadan in Dubai”

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!”

Race Report – IgniteDXB Hatta Hills Running Festival 2017

Race: IgniteDXB Hatta Hills Running Festival 2017 Location: Hatta, starting from the JA Hatta Fort Hotel Date: Friday March 10, 2017 Distances: 2.5k, 5k, 10k and half marathon Personal rating: 9/10 I have been enjoying this running season in the UAE, as I am not training for a full spring marathon, which means my weekendsContinue reading “Race Report – IgniteDXB Hatta Hills Running Festival 2017”

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”