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Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.
 
Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.
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Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.
 

Egyptian Marathon, 42 km, Luxor, 12 February 2010

For years I have wanted to participate in this race but the ice skating season always kept
me in Sweden. Now it was time for a change.

A very nice event with lots of local residents watching and cheering.

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.
Picking up the number bibs the day before the race.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.
Unfortunately not many skaters had entered, in all
20 skaters stood on the starting line the next day.

(Photo: me)


Race day

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.
Start and finish at Hatshepsut's temple outside Luxor.

(Photos: me)


--> Link to a photo by Frank Räcker showing the race course. We skated four laps = 42 km.


Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo published by courtesy of photographer Frank Räcker.)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo published by courtesy of photographer Frank Räcker.)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.
Passing the Colossi of Memnon.

(Photo published by courtesy of photographer Frank Räcker.)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo published by courtesy of photographer Frank Räcker.)


Below are some photos I took while waiting for the prize ceremony.


Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Self-portrait)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo published by courtesy of photographer Frank Räcker.)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.
The three top women and men skaters.

(Photo published by courtesy of photographer Frank Räcker.)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo above: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.
The fame lasted only for a short while.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo: me)


After the prize ceremony I was invited to go with the german group from TNS* to the boat
they had rented to bring them back to the hotel where we all were staying.
*Tuesday Night Skating (TNS), Frankfurt a/M.


Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.
The skating photographer Frank Räcker.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.
We actually skated along on what had been the race course.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.
At the Colossi of Memnon.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.
TNS-president Dirk May in front.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo published by courtesy of photographer Frank Räcker.)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.
The Nile River.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.
The Nile River.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.
Back at the "official marathon hotel". Notice the Nile river in the background.

(Self-portrait)


Gala dinner in the evening

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.
Mr Gasser Riad, race director of the Egyptian Marathon.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.
I got a nice cup from the Egyptian Minister of Tourism...

(Photo: M. Anell.)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.
... and gifts from the Misr Company for Sound, Light & Cinema who was sponsor.

(Photo: M. Anell.)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.
Charlotte Heller who won the women class, me and Dirk May.

(Photo published by courtesy of photographer Frank Räcker.)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo: me)

Egyptian Marathon, Luxor 2010.

(Photo: me)


More: Tuesday Night Skaing (TNS) in Frankfurt a/M 2006.


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