Dubai Creek Striders

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Murph

Malcolm Murphy

Committee Position: Honorary President

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Nationality:

English

How many years running:

20 years

Best Running achievements:

Finishing his first marathon

Best/Favourite Race:

The DCS Half Marathon without doubt!!!

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Rajesh Daryani

Committee Position: Chairman

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Nationality:

Indian

How many years running:

4 Years

Best Running achievements:

Met genuine people, made good friends, traveled to run, quit smoking, found joy in others’ achievements, discovered life’s’ purpose, ran marathon with wife, co founded and replicated DCS culture in SBS, Sharjah and RAS, Mumbai.

Best/Favourite Race:

Will be of 100+ miles and 100th+ race

Aspirations:

Remain injury free, run forever and help millions do the same

Riyadh Davids

Committee Position: Vice Chairman

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Nationality:

South African

How many years running:

Over 5 years

Best Running achievements:

Comrades Marathon 2019

Best/Favourite Race:

Two Oceans Marathon

Aspirations:

My family

Debra Forsyth

Committee Responsibilities: General Support

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Nationality:

British

How many years running:

Has spent many years avoiding it

Best Running achievements:

For the occasional bus or train!

Best/Favourite Race:

The DCS Half

Aspirations:

To see DCS and our Half Marathon go from strength to strength


Jameel

Humayun Jameel

Committee Responsibilities: DCS Half Marathon transport & logistics

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Nationality:

Indian

How many years running:

No of years running 9

Best Running achievements:

DCS Half setting pace for 2011 along with Rebecca Janaway, and the New York Marathon, the world’s best Marathon!!!

Best/Favourite Race:

Best race, huh! You got be kidding. DCS Half of course

Aspirations:

To run the Two Oceans and Medoc in 2014 and keep running forever!!

Keith

Keith Thomson

Committee Responsibilities: Advertising & PR and DCS Half Marathon MC

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Nationality:

English

How many years running:

24 years (inc 10 years with the DCS). The first ever DCS Half was my first DCS “club run”.

Best Running achievements:

  • 1 Ultra Marathon (2 Oceans)
  • 14 full marathons (PB 3:19)
  • 21 half marathons (PB 1.31)

Best/Favourite Race:

Johnson Arabia Dubai Creek Striders Half Marathon … the most beautiful half marathon in the world! …. (Ed: well done Keith you were one of the few who did not require a prompt!!)

Aspirations:

Keep running until I drop … or my knees give up!!