Captain Mahmoud Deheis is a 42-year-old world champion who just completed a 242 KM marathon in Jordan in the record time of 30 hours without stopping! The run’s starting point was at the Dead Sea and ended at the Red Sea. Deheis is marked as the first Egyptian to ever do such an accomplishment and everyone is truly proud!
Jordan is well known for hosting marathons that people from all around the world travel thousands of miles to attend. Being rich in history, culture and scenic nature, Jordan offers its visitors superb possibilities for an exciting vacation through those marathons. From the splendid ruins of Petra and the vast and awe-inspiring Wadi Rum desert to a floating swim in the Dead Sea – Jordan has something for everyone to enjoy, not to mention the warm hospitality of the Jordanian people.