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Ichem ZAHER (MAR)
This year I am going to participate to the "Marathon des Sables". (7 to 17 of April 2017). It is a foot race, open to runners , with several stages ; with food self-sufficiency over a distance of about 250 Km. Each participant must carry his/her own backpack containing food, sleeping gear and other material. I need...
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X-Bionic Women’s International Team
Jenny DAVIS (GBR) Aziza RAJI (MAR) Touda DIDI (MAR) Lizzie WRAITH (GBR) Jenny Davis (2).jpg Aziza Raji (1).jpg Didi Touda (1).jpg thumbnail_Lizzie running.jpg Jenny Davis, ex-elite swimmer and triathlete and now adventurer and X-Bionic endurance athlete has united with three other elite trail runners to form a world...
Dorobo & Maziwe - Edmund Rice Arusha Secondary School - Milgis Trust - New Vision
Claire FLORIET (CAN)
I am a geologist currently working in Mali. I have lived in East and West Africa for over 15 years and am very grateful for how my time on this incredible continent has influenced me. The Marathon des Sables captured my imagination from the moment I read about it. I have been training for the MdS for a year. Everyone...
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Olivier LACOUA (FRA)
I was a young man at 18 years of age when I took part in a school exchange to Spain. Through a terrible accident he was burnt badly on my arms and legs and had to be rushed back to France, for medical assistance. It was the Red Cross that stepped in and rushed me back home. It is for this important reason, I runs...
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Laurent DISPOT (FRA)
Passionate about running, I dreamed a long time to participate in the MARATHON DES SABLES. Several circumstances allow me to realize this dream this year. I have already participated in several trails but never yet in a race with stages. The preparation work is exciting, whether for food, physical preparation,...
The Cure Parkinson's Trust - CLIC Sargent - SOS Children's Villages UK
Patrick TIMMIS (GBR)
I heard about the Marathon des Sables many years ago but never thought that I would actually enter the race. However since I moved to Morocco in 2014 I realised that I might be able to make this a reality. It is a fantastic challenge with a special philosophy. My personal goal is to finish and enjoy the event, to...
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