10.01 2018 14:49h

Join The Region's Biggest Influencers at the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon

Start 2018 on the right track...literally
Standard Chartered, Dubai Marathon, Naomi D'Souza

We'd wager a lot of you reading this made a New Year's Resolution to get a little bit fitter in some form or another...

Assuming you haven't given up on that holistic pursuit already, then this year's Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon provides the perfect opportunity for you to make good on those promises to yourself, early doors in 2018. 

Apart from the obvious health benefits, one of the best thing about marathons is the collective camaraderie, and this year's race on January 26 carries an extra bit of glamour, with a number of influencers running alongside each other in the selection of 4K, 10k and (*deep breath*) 42K stretches. 

Locally-based social media stars Naomi D'Souza, Omar Al Busaidy, Mariam Yeya, Enjykiwan and Dan Hourani have all outlined their individual #reasontorun here, take a look and, if you fancy taking part, post yours too!

*Shot on location at Talise Fitness at Jumeirah Beach Hotel

*Shot on location at Talise Fitness at Jumeirah Beach Hotel

و هو ده سبب مشاركتي في ماراثون ستاندرد تشارترد ٢.١٨ # من النهاردة عربي . شاركوا معايا للحفاظ على لغتنا العربية @stanchartuae Born and raised in an Arab country from Arab Parents, yet this is my first Caption In Arabic ! Married to a Lebanese and gave birth to both my kids in an Arab country, yet they barely speak Arabic ! I will run the @stanchartuae Dubai marathon this year for my biggest 2018 resolution and which is to preserve our beautiful, rich and valuable Arabic Language .. I will keep on running till I go back to roots #ARABICfromnowon.. Run with me to Preserve our Arabic Language #reasontorun #runforareason #standardcharteredmarathon2018 #runforacause #bilarabi Thank You @moxsantosx and @rashwaaaaan for helping me express myself in few frames and @anavolkmakeup you are the Best

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Want to sign up for the race on the 26 January? Then click here! dubaimarathon.org/

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