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The 34th edition of MARATHON DES SABLES
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The 34 th edition of MARATHON DES SABLES will take place from 5 to 15 April 2019 at the heart of the South Moroccan Sahara. More than a sporting adventure, it’ll be a real survival challenge, coupled with a unique human experience, for the 1,000 competitors. As has happened every year since 1986, early April 2019 will...
La légende du MARATHON DES SABLES
A new chapter of the legendary MARATHON DES SABLES will unfold in the Saharan dunes of South Morocco from 5 to 15 April 2019. The first event of its kind in 1986, the leading desert trail race for the number of participants and the leading self-sufficiency trail competition in terms of international fame: the legend...
TORRID, MAGNIFICENT & SANDY
If yesterday's stage proved to be rather easy, today's course immersed the 976 competitors who took this morning's start in the "desert hell": tons of sand, a huge jebel to climb and descent, and oppressive heat due to a very high humidity level and a great contrast with the morning cold. This...
A legend in the making
Now, it's no longer a mere dream: the 977 competitors of the 33rd edition of the MARATHON DES SABLES took the start of the mythical race this morning at 9 AM. Indeed, yesterday's checks delivered 977 "visas" authorising as many men and women to compete. All the favourite runners are present, but a...
33rd MDS: FIT FOR PURPOSE
Safety is the Number 1 concern at every MARATHON DES SABLES: 1,000 competitors are flirting with the limits of their body and mind, and the organisation team has the challenge of enabling them to do so in the best safety conditions. This explains why the day preceding the race is dedicated to checks: competitors must...
6 MERDANI MERZOUGA 7.7 Km 14/04/2018 - 08H30 Solidarity.png CHARITY STAGE TIMED STAGE MARATHON DES SABLES SOLIDARITY TSHIRT OBLIGATORY K 0 Go WEST (course 282°) until finish line. Slightly stony plateau. K 1.1 Oued crossing. Vegetation, sand and small dunes. K 2.2 Slightly stony plateau. K 3.4 Enter dunes. Follow...
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