Race in the 50 degree heat of Sahara Desert lasted for 6 days
Arrangements were made for racers for three million liters of water
Rabat The most difficult race in the world, the most hot desert in the Sahara desert, Morocco's el Moraeete won in Morocco. A total of 800 runners participated in this race named Marathon des Sables. The name of the race is- Marathon des Sables, where runners have to run more than 40 km in the heat of 50 degree Celsius for 6 days. A total of 251 km That too in the sand
Race for 33 years
Desert Race is coming from 1986. So far, about 13 thousand runners have participated in it. 30% participants are those who take part in the race for two consecutive years or more. The idea of how large the race is, can be estimated from the fact that for the runners, a total of three million liters of water has been arranged. So far 14% of the total runners participating in the race are women.
Morocco's El Moriabita Overall won the eighth time
El Porcian became the champion for the sixth consecutive time. He won this race for career eightth time in career. His brother Mohammed L. Morabithi was second. The youngest racer in this race was 16 years old, then the oldest racer was 79 years old.
Race was divided into 3 categories – women, men, dogs
In the race, a dog named Cactus is also included. The organizers from Cactus were so impressed that they divided the race into 3 categories – women, men and dogs. Cactus also received a special welcome on the Finnish line.