Category Archives: trail running peru

April 10

MARATHON DES SABLES MOROCCO 2018: EL MORABITY AND BOULET LEADERS AFTER STAGE 2 (Ran 69k/250K) REPORT, RESULTS AND PHOTOS

. The second stage of the MARATHON DES SABLES was held yesterday Apr 10th over 39km.  The 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 […]

April 09

MARATHON DES SABLES MOROCCO 2018: EL MORABITY AND SEDYKH LEADERS AFTER STAGE 1 (30k) REPORT, RESULTS AND PHOTOS

. The start of the MARATHON DES SABLES was given at 9AM (GMT) yesterday April 8th.  977 competitors threw themselves into the 30 kilometres of a first stage opening an amazing 33rd edition. The Marathon des Sables magic as an ultratrail comes not really from the challeng of finishing, since every edition sees home around […]

April 04

MARATHON DES SABLES MOROCCO 2018 (6-16APR/250km): PROGRAM AND FAVORITES El Morabity, Grinius, Huaman, Huser, Boulet, Watson and more…

  The Marathon des Sables magic as an ultratrail comes not really from the challeng of finishing, since every edition sees home around 90% of the entries, way above the usual 60-70% ratios of truly demanding ultras all over the world. Sables is more about shared camaraderie under the desert skies, a personal experience for […]

December 06

MARATHON DES SABLES PERU, THE END: “BE IN THE MOMENT” BY GEDIMINAS GRINIUS

  Marathon des Sables Peru is now over, with Rachid el Morabity and Nathalie Mauclair leading the pack from start to finish over its 250km.  After previous notes on  prerace report with favorites and race data, the bivouac zero experience, thoughts on the simple life, survival creativity, hunger an even thoughts of morphing into a snake, today our […]

December 05

MARATHON DES SABLES PERU 2017, FINAL 250KM: WINNERS RACHID EL MORABITY AND NATHALIE MAUCLAIR

  Marathon des Sables Peru finished yesterday, with Rachid el Morabity and Nathalie Mauclair as winners.  The sixth and last stage of the MARATHON DES SABLES PERU saw 222 finishers, ,who have shared an extraordinary adventure that will leave them with imperishable memories.   ________________________. . MARATHON DES SABLES PERU 2017: FINAL STAGE The final arrival of […]

December 04

MARATHON DES SABLES PERU, STAGE 5-42k: “SNAKE” BY GEDIMINAS GRINIUS

  Marathon des Sables Peru saw its fith stage yesterday, with Rachid el Morabity and Nathalie Mauclair leading the pack as the finish line comes ever closer. After previous notes on  prerace report with favorites and race data, the bivouac zero experience, thoughts on the simple life, survival creativity and hunger, today our special correspondent Gediminas Grinius shares […]

December 03

MARATHON DES SABLES PERU, STAGE 4-68k: “HUNGER” BY GEDIMINAS GRINIUS

  Marathon des Sables Peru saw its main stage yesterday, with Rachid el Morabity and Nathalie Mauclair leading the pack once again, yet this time Remigio Huaman came in together with the moroccan.  After previous notes on  prerace report with favorites and race data, the bivouac zero experience, thoughts on the simple life and survival creativity, today our […]

December 01

MARATHON DES SABLES PERU, STAGE 3-30k: “SURVIVAL CREATIVITY” BY GEDIMINAS GRINIUS

  Marathon des Sables Peru saw its third stage yesterday, with Rachid el Morabity and Nathalie Mauclair as stage winners for third time in a row. Our live coverage moves on with the runers as well. After previous notes on  prerace report with favorites and race data, the bivouac zero experience, and thoughts on the simple life, […]

November 30

MARATHON DES SABLES PERU, STAGE 2-42k: “THE SIMPLE LIFE” BY GEDIMINAS GRINIUS

  Marathon des Sables Peru saw its second stage yesterday, with Rachid el Morabity and Nathalie Mauclair again as stage winners. Our live coverage moves on with the runers as well. After our previous prerace report with favorites and race data, and bivouac zero experience before the race, today our special correspondent Gediminas Grinius shares into the […]

November 29

MARATHON DES SABLES PERU AT STAGE 1-37k: “LESSONS LEARNED” BY GEDIMINAS GRINIUS

  Marathon des Sables Peru kicked off yesterday, with Rachid el Morabity and Natahlie Mauclair already clear leaders after 37km. Our live coverage moves on with the runers as well. After our previous prerace report with favorites and race data, and bivouac zero experience before the race, today our special correspondent Gediminas Grinius finds out how very […]