Running with the Oryx

Running with the Oryx

Trail runner Sarah Whittington explains how Qatar’s Zekreet peninsula has hosted a unique race challenge. I never thought I’d become a trail runner. Whilst living in the United Kingdom, I was most definitely a road junky, the half marathon distance was my thing...
Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon 2016

Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon 2016

There’s nothing quite like the nerves that slowly begin to grow in the days before a marathon. Race packs are collected at the first possible opportunity, kit bags are put together days beforehand and tried and tested running clothes are lovingly hung up, ready to...
Can Anyone Run a Marathon?

Can Anyone Run a Marathon?

One of the ultimate challenges for many runners is to be able to say that they completed a marathon. In fact, it’s on the bucket list of a lot of “non-runners” due to the prestige associated with the feat. The mystical 42.2km (26 miles) distance represents a...
People: Olga Zolotova

People: Olga Zolotova

Being a runner back in her home country, Olga took the initiative to maintain this same healthy zest for living healthily here in the UAE. We sit down with this beautiful ultra-athlete and cyclist and ask her a few questions… What inspired you to go into running and...