The Omni Athletes - Everest Marathon



The Everest Marathon is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the highest marathon in the world. The start line is at Everest Base Camp (5,364m) finishing at the Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar at 3,446m and the course is a measured 42.2 km (26.2 miles) over rough mountain trails. The Omni Athletes will be attempting to complete this challenge to be the first Lebanese and Arabs to achieve such a feat.



With strong determination anything could be done!



They will be climbing for Christa

Christa is a 2 years old girl diagnosed in July 2016 with High Risk Neuroblastoma. She is currently on treatment at the CCCL and already underwent surgery for tumor resection in November 2016. Christa still needs stem cell transplantation, radiotherapy and immune therapy.


THE TEAM:

Dani Afiouni: Marketing Director, Dubai. Achievements: Kilimanjaro, Mont Blanc, Kazbek, Toubkal, 777quest, North Pole Marathon, Aconcagua

Mazen Mroueih: Global Digital Performance Manager, Netherlands. Achievements: Kilimanjaro, 777quest, North Pole Marathon and 29 marathon

Mustapha Mroueih: Finance Director, Dubai. Achievements: Kilimanjaro, Mont Blanc, Elbrus, 777quest, North Pole Marathon


"The biggest mistake an athlete can make is to be afraid of making one"

Ron Hubbard