Usama Begins Race through the Sahara

Seven months of training. Weeks of fundraising. A full day of travel. After arriving in Egypt, Usama Malik embarked on the first stage of his 156-mile race at 7 o'clock yesterday morning. He finished Stage 1 strong, ate, slept, and is now four hours into the second 25-mile stage of the race. You can follow his progress by reading his blog. Find out how the campaign is doing and see when Usama will be running your mile: