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MDS 2017 - Provisional ranking
MARATHON DES SABLES 2017 - Provisional ranking Stage 5
A PIECE OF CAKE
AND A CUP OF TEA WITH A PRINCE
I run because it brings joy to my soul. I’m married to my soulmate, Adam and blessed with 3 beautiful children. I am a Business Transformation and Innovation Professional and holds a MSc (Eng) in Industrial Engineering. Yip, a bit of a workaholic. I fell in love with ultrarunning whilst searching for that...read more
TIME TO SHOW YOUR SOLIDARITY!
Why do they compete? Some people have no reason. They run for nothing, because it’s useless and incongruous to cross the desert at several kilometres per hour, in places where nothing grows, in a fast-moving contemporary world. Others need some motivation to push, transcend and accompany them throughout the 7 days and...
If you’re tempted to join the adventure, either in 2017 or 2018, come and find out all the details at the Ultra Trail World Tour® stand at the Ultra-Trail® festival in Chamonix from 23 to 26 August. For the fourth year in a row, in 2017 MARATHON DES SABLES will be one of the key stages in the trail-running global...
DESERT DREAM – DREAM DESERT
Lying on the sand, on your favourite beach under the glaring sun, eyes protected by dark sunglasses, body slick with sun cream and a seafood meal in your stomach, you nod off. The dream starts immediately: you are surrounded by sand. Dunes. Stones. Sparse bushes. Huge rocky masses on the horizon. A kind of emptiness...
They crossed bearing broad smiles or crying tears of joy, making symbolic gestures and taking unsteady strides… The finish line of the CHARITY stage that closed the 31st MARATHON DES SABLES summed up the rest of the race: extremely difficult, but immensely satisfying. This year, 973 competitors managed to finish MDS,...
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