Sports direct, a new athlete clothing outlet, opened last night in Al Rai across from the avenues. The main attraction for the night was not their drop dead low prices but soccer legend Micheal Owen from England. The place was packed inside and out with fans from all ages waiting to get their chance to get a picture with the footballer and poor air conditioning didn’t really make it a pleasant wait.
While there I go to have a look at there footwear price range and must say that is it beyond reasonable. For adults the foot wear prices range between KD 5 t0 KD 39 for adults and between KD10 to KD16 for kids. So do you guys think the prices are competitive compared to other sports shops?
I was informed that GulfRun 24HR Karting Endurance in its 3rd version will be taking place from December 5th to December 7th at the recently launched SIRBB Circuit in Kuwait. So far 18 teams have signed up to compete in the exciting and challenging 24 hour long karting endurance race. Below is a plan sketch for SIRBB race circuit.
Event Schedule Thursday, December 5: -Assigning Karts and Race Practice Friday, December 6: -Start of 24 hour GulfRun Karting Endurance Race Saturday, December 7: -Finish of 24 hour GulfRun Karting Endurance Race
I was informed by one of our blog readers who has connection with Gold’s Gym management that they plan to open on 1st of December, that’s couple weeks from now. He also added that that monthly subscription is KD50 which is quite reasonable. I hope they’ll introduce special offer for the 3months, 6months, and one year subscriptions.
I also wish they’ll have adequate parking area. Gold’s Gym is located in Salmiya overlooking Gulf Road near Holiday Inn hotel.
Saw this nice clip for our fitness-dedicated-friends PK Jaguars enjoying an amazing trip to Failaka and performing art-of-motion. Parkour aside, it just tears my heart seeing an Island with such historical significance such as Failaka so abandoned and neglected. For God’s sake, even great Alexander himself found Failaka a great place to be!
Spotted Sun & Sand Sports store opening in Salmiya over Gulf Road near TSC. As I know this is a UAE home grown brand that started in old Dubai in 1979 retailing a handful of brands including Nike it has grown formidably into a company representing over 50 world class global brands and over 100 stores.
They say they are the largest sports retailer in the Middle East and consider themselves as the one-stop shop for all types of sporting goods and accessories, from all major sports brands including Nike, Timberland, adidas, Vans, Columbia, PUMA, The North Face, Under Armour among many others. Clearly sports retailers are on the rise in Kuwait, I’m not minding this at all if it will create a competitive market and hence better prices for consumers.
Dreams do come true after all! Well, at least some of them. I received a message today from my dear friend Mr. Zakaria Dashti from Historical Vintage & Classic Cars Museum telling me that the first ever racing track in Kuwait is set to open next Thursday at the museum in Shuweikh at 5:30 PM exact. And yes I was told the invitation is open to the public. Marvelous!
I always dreamed to see a racing track in Kuwait, I know this is every sport car driver’s dream in Kuwait. It’s about time to have our own racing track where speed lovers can enjoy racing instead of abusing public streets and putting other souls at risk every day and night.
I was able to get some sneak peek pictures for the mini racing track that they shared on their instagram account, I’m not yet exactly sure how big and long the track is and if they are going to organize races and championships but I promise to get you more details after I attend the upcoming opening event. The tracks does look nice with crash barriers installed and colored curb and signs and looks almost ready for the acceleration paddles.
I’m happy from the deep bottom of my heart, I’m looking forward to the day when we have an international Formula One Circuit in Kuwait. As for now, thanks to the Historical Vintage & Classic Cars Museum for their great achievements and accomplishments.
Registration is now open for RunQ8, the annual 10 kilometer charity race to be held Saturday, November 2 at 9 am, starting and ending at Marina Crescent on the Gulf Road. RunQ8 2013 is organized by the Fawzia Sultan Rehabilitation Institute (FSRI) and Agility, supporting health initiatives and raising health awareness. Previously, RunQ8 successfully supported Eye Health and Road and Traffic Safety community-wide projects in Kuwait.
In its third year, RunQ8 is supporting Children’s Rehabilitation through the new FSRI Children’s Rehabilitation Clinic. With FSRI’s pediatric program, the needs of families without resources to fully care for their disabled children will be met.
Please let’s join third RunQ8 race this year and help these children.
Not a runner? No problem! Walk, bike or just stroll through to the finish line (I will certainly be walking to the finish line).
Remember, it’s not just about the race; it’s about supporting the cause.