Running along Azeiba Corniche, Muscat

My local running route and why I run

OK – so the title may be a little misleading as it might give the impression that I am a runner. The truth is that apart from what I had to do during basic naval training in the late 80’s, I couldn’t run for a bus until 2010. Now I run once or twice a week, depending on work schedule, temperature and humidity. I don’t currently have a training goal so am running between three and seven km. This is quite patheticc compared to some of my friends and acquaintances that are pro-elites, ultra marathon runners, ironmen and half ironmen, but I would rather run short distances than not run at all.  Plus I have also been very slowly nursing a knee injury, which thankfully is OK now. Continue reading