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A Peruvian at the MDS - a clash of cultures
Remigio HUAMAN QUISPE
Remigio HUAMAN QUISPE is rather incongruous on the bivouac of the 32nd MARATHON DES SABLES. With his alpaca cap, typical of the Peruvian region of Huancavelica where he resides, and his quite minimalist equipment with respect to the other competitors (for instance, he has no gaiters), one can wonder if he really knew...
THE 10 THINGS THAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE THE MDS PERU
Chaskis and other things
Chaskis You're going to cover 250 km in seven days during the MDS PERU. Did you know that, well before your time, during the Inca Empire (from the 13th to the 16th centuries), some men covered 200 km in a single day? Fleet-footed Inca messengers called chaskis were capable of carrying messages over staggering...
TRAINING FOR THE MARATHON DES SABLES PERU (1 of 4)
Running long distances
MARATHON DES SABLES PERU' concept
"I FELL IN LOVE WITH THE ICA DESERT"
Patrick BAUER, creator of MARATHON DES SABLES MAROC, is also behind MDS PERU. Here, he goes over the course and the environment in which this first MDS PERU will take place, from 26 November to 6 December 2017. Patrick, what did you think of the Ica desert the first time you saw it? I fell in love with the Moroccan...
All of Peru stands behind the MDS PERU
Press conference at Lima
Remigio Huaman Quispe was also present; this peruvian-highlands runner participated in the MDS MAROC 2017. Thus making it the very first time he has participated in a race of this kind - in stages, in...read more
REGISTRATION OPENING FOR MDS PERU
500 places only!
With MDS PERU Rediscover the original experience that Patrick BAUER had in 1984 when he set off on his own for this first 350-km crossing of the desert in self-sufficiency conditions. Discover the New World : South America, this mysterious continent that attracted so much lust; and more precisely, Peru, the outdoor...
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