Afghanistan, Mazar-e Sharif, May 21, 2015
Zainab Hussaini running on a treadmill in a gym. She is preparing together with Nelofar Sorush to run the ultra marathon in China's Gobi desert. In 10 days time they will be the first Afghan women to take part in the seven-day foot race across the Chinese Gobi desert. They are supported by the foreign NGO Free to Run and Skateistan. They both also work at Skateistan in Mazar-e Sharif.
Photo: Joel van Houdt