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Fernanda MACIEL (BRA)
Webserie MDS 2017
• Where she lives : Spain (Cataluna), but she’s Brazilian • Age : 36 • Participation in MDS : 1 (2016), 3rd woman • Highlight : her adaptability • Weakness : low speed on short distances • Quote: « I have no apprehension, I wish to live a good experience with the other competitors. » Passionate about outdoor sports,...
Claude and Loïc LEONARDI (FRA)
Webserie MDS 2017
• Where they live : Bastia (France) • Age : 81 and 25 • Participation in MDS : 7 for Claude, 4 for Loïc with his grandfather (25th to 28th edition) • Highlight : their knowledge of the event • Weakness : the weight of their backpack • Quote: « It's a privilege to be able to live the MDS. » The grandfather and...
The HALF MARATHON DES SABLES FUERTEVENTURA
An adventure accessible to everyone
« I’m delighted to announce a new race that will give a broader public a chance to experience the dream we created 32 years ago: an adventure accessible to everyone! I’m also very honoured that the Fuerteventura authorities accepted that the event could take place on their island, which is superb: the participants...
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...
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