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MDS HAD TO BE PART OF MY LIFE
Pavel Kirillov is a 33-year-old Russian. He will be taking part in the next MARATHON DES SABLES to test his limits. But he has some idea of where he’s going: the coach he’s chosen is the female winner of MDS 2015, his compatriot Natalia SEDYKH. PavelKirillov_MDS.jpg Pavel Kirillov MDS Pavel, can you tell us something...
MDS ULTRABAG: APPROVED BY MARATHON RUNNERS
The five keywords for your bag: light, solid, modular, ergonomic and accessible.
As a future MDS competitor, if there’s one thing you mustn’t get wrong, it’s choosing your backpack. In the space of 30 years, equipment has changed enormously and we’ve seen the worst and the best, but rarely the perfect item to take you through MARATHON DES SABLES. Fichier_004+006.jpg So, a few years ago, we got...
A PIECE OF CAKE
AND A CUP OF TEA WITH A PRINCE
Moerieda MacKey is from South Africa. She lives near Johannesburg and has been running since 2011. No sport before that. Today, she is an experienced ultrarunner. Next april, she will run the MARATHON DES SABLES. A life dream. MMK06.jpg Moerieda, can you introduce yourself ? MMK02.jpg I run because it brings joy to my...
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...
UTMB_LogoSalonCouleur2.jpg 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...
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...
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