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PORTRAIT OF THE DAY
"The most beautiful thing in this MDS is the bivouac"
The MDS PERU almost ended on Day 1 for the Peruvian runner Rocío CARRIÓN when she fell on rocks and cut her knee open...
"To train for this MDS, I walked 1,300 km"
In Japan, the MARATHON DES SABLES – locally known as the Saharan Desert Race – is very famous and has been attracting...
"The MDS is an experience of a lifetime"
“This MDS PERU has been hot right from the start of my preparation!” says the Slovenian Robert Kerezi with a big smile...
"I returned from the MDS energised"
Jakob is one of the few Scandinavian participants at this inaugural South American edition of MARATHON DES SABLES. He...
"The MDS is about letting go"
Embarking on the MARATHON DES SABLES PERU as a family is a beautiful way of raising further interest about an event...
"This is true inner exploration"
"Never will I take part in a stage race, nor run in the sand, nor dive into the unknown... I don't even want to think...
"It's a blessing that such an important event is taking place in Peru"
A radiant smile and a constant good mood characterise Rocío CARRIÓN (D215-PER), a 32-year-young female teacher living...
"Running has become my lifestyle"
I started running in 2004, and ever since, my life has been revolving around that activity." Beatriz CAMIADE, a Mexican...
"I don't think there are any limits in life"
Valerie is one of around fifteen Peruvian athletes registered so far for this first edition of the MARATHON DES SABLES...
'It was the atmosphere that drove us to register.'
At 72 and 73 years old, Françoise and Michel BLANC-BERNARD will be among the oldest competitors at the first MARATHON...
'I hope to keep on running no matter how old I get.'
At age 73, William MITCHELL is the oldest Briton to have finished the MARATHON DES SABLES. In fact, he's finished it...
"I'm going to do all I can to really make the most of this adventure"
We could say that the brand new MARATHON DES SABLES PERU has arrived at just the right time for Julien CHORIER: this 36...
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