Runner Sufiya breaks new Guinness world record at Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som
17 January 202 3, Qatar: Renowned ultramarathon runner Sufiya Sufi secured her fourth Guinness World Record last Friday, 13 January 2023, crossing the finish line at Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som at 12:47 pm local time to complete her latest record-breaking run. Setting off from the Abu Samra border in the south of Qatar on Thursday 12 January, Sufiya ran to Zulal Wellness Resort on the northernmost shore of Al Ruwais in a sensational 30 hours and 30 minutes, beating the previous record by 4 hours and 30 minutes.
Sufiya’s 210km journey ended at Zulal Wellness Resort, located at the northernmost tip of Qatar, where the resort’s expert team of fitness and physiotherapy practitioners were ready to welcome her with a specially tailored post-run recovery programme. Following an in-depth consultation and comprehensive physical analysis, Sufiya was recommended Releasing Tension Therapy to improve functional movement and address recurring joint pain, combined with a relaxing therapeutic massage and stretching, to assist the body in releasing deep muscular stress and tension
Sufiya rose to prominence in 2019 when she became the fastest female to complete the Trans India Running challenge 4000km in just 87 days. She also holds the world record for the fastest runner to finish the Golden Quadrilateral Road Run 6000km, Manali-Leh Himalayan Ultra Run Challenge, and Siachen-Kargil Ultra Run.
On becoming the fastest athlete to complete the route across Qatar, Sufiya Sufi said “Recovery for an athlete is the most important part of any training programme and I’m thrilled with the support provided by the team at Zulal Wellness Resort. I was experiencing problems with my ankle following the run and the team have been very helpful in overseeing my recovery programme”.
Individuals looking to enhance optimal performance or start their recovery programme can take advantage of Zulal Wellness Resort’s ‘Wellness Plus’ promotion, with free extra nights and complimentary treatment credits across its retreats for stays until 31st March 2023. Guests can book three nights for the price of two; five nights for the price of three; or seven nights for the price of four; and receive complimentary wellness treatment credits worth 20 percent of the total price of their chosen retreat.