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ALL RUNNERS ARE GREY AT NIGHT
11 april - Stage 4 day 2
Last night, hundreds of competitors strode across the desert to join the finish line of the Long Stage of the 34th MARATHON DES SABLES. Long before them, Rachid EL MORABITY (Morocco) and Ragna DEBATS (Netherlands) almost secured their final victory by winning this 76.3-km stage. CIMBALY_MDS2019@VCAMPAGNIE-HD-210.jpg...
THE HIDDEN FACE OF THE DUNE
April 8th : stage 2
A second 32-km stage, of which 13 km in a field of 100-m high dunes: such was today's challenge for the 781 survivors of this 34th MARATHON DES SABLES. No piece of cake for anyone: even the elite runner didn't come out unscathed. CIMBALY_MDS2019@JOSUEFPHOTO_DSC2744.jpg THE STAGE OF THE DAY: STAGE 2 Distance...
THE MARATHON DES SABLES IS HARDER IN REALITY THAN ON PAPER
April 7th - Stage 1
The top favourite runners Rachid EL MORABITY (MAR) and Ragna DEBATS (NED) reigned over this first stage of the 34th MARATHON DES SABLES. Behind them, the average competitors struggled with the scorching heat to make it to the finish line. Among them, the 44 members of the Terres d'Aventure team stuck together...
THE MARATHON DES SABLES FAMILY MEETS IN MOROCCO
April 5th - arrival day
The competitors of the 34th edition of MARATHON DES SABLES are gathering today on Moroccan soil. Under the benevolent gaze of Patrick BAUER, creator of the event and still at the helm today, the MDS family is once again preparing to marry the desert. CIMBALY_MDS2019@JOSUEFPHOTO_DSC7948.jpg Faithful to his post,...
PRESERVING THE ENVIRONMENT IS INSCRIBED IN THE DNA OF THE MARATHON DES SABLES
PROTECTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT
The protection of the environment is part of the MARATHON DES SABLES 'DNA since its creation in 1986. "When we love nature, we do everything to preserve it" recalls Patrick BAUER, creator of the event, and still at its head today. Carbon neutral balance thanks to its partner Terres d'Aventure,...
MDS 2019 : THE BEST RUNNERS
ELITE RUNNERS FOR 34th MDS
The 34th edition of MARATHON DES SABLES will start on April 7th in the heart of the South-Moroccan Sahara. Moroccan Rachid EL MORABITY will be looking for his seventh title, while Dutch Ragna DEBATS, World Trail Champion in 2018, dreams of winning his first victory. At MARATHON DES SABLES, several hundred anonymous...
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