Sabkhas, Sand and Sandals

Sabkhas, Sand and Sandals

Midnight 50km Ultra on the Tropic of Cancer Running Max Calderan’s Tropic of Cancer 50km Ultramarathon in the Liwa Desert is an epic night event, and not just because of running sand dunes and sabkhas (more on sabkhas later) in darkness. Running in the moonlight of...
Alia and Zenebu First at Dubai Women’s Run 2017

Alia and Zenebu First at Dubai Women’s Run 2017

UAE’s Alia Saeed Mohammed aced the 10km race and Ethiopia’s Zenebu Checkole came first in the 05km race at the 7th Annual Dubai Women’s Run (DWR) held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of National Olympics Committee....
Kalba Kickr: Pink Dots and Boulders

Kalba Kickr: Pink Dots and Boulders

Have you ever imagined that as a middle-of-the-pack ultrarunner that you would be ahead of some of the top local athletes forty minutes into a race? Forty minutes into the Kalba Kickr, somehow I was ahead of ultrarunners like Lee Harris, Simon Dury and Elliot Lewis....