In May 2019, Nadhirah Al Harthy became the first Omani woman and the second Omani to climb Mount Everest.
She’s also since twice taken on the challenge of the 130km Oman by UTMB race, which launched an edition in her home country in 2018.
I grabbed the chance to talk to her before and after she ran her race — and before I took on the smaller 50km challenge myself.
Here’s the article featured in Euronews Travel’s new series, Women Beyond Borders:
Following up on the interview, Euronews made a short film featuring Nadhirah for the series:
For more about my adventures in Oman, here’s my piece on my race for My Outdoors:
and for some activities we can all enjoy in Oman, here’s my piece in Pro Traveller: 8 Things you need to do in Oman