Desert conditions turn up the heat on Middle East marathon

Desert conditions turn up the heat on Middle East marathon
 

0 Have your say Here I was on a flight to Amman, bound for Jordan and the Petra Marathon, with a running friend who had decided this was a good way to celebrate his 60th birthday.
I had always wanted to visit the ‘Rose City’, long before Harrison Ford and Sean Connery popularised it in The Last Crusade movie. I had also wanted to run a desert marathon, but both together?
On arrival in Amman, it was much hotter than usual, maybe because we had arrived at the tail end of a sandstorm that had hospitalised more than 200 people.
My friend Alex and I decided we would do a bit of exploring. We... read more

 
13 May 2016 in Regional North East, Views: 25
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