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November 2015

The Marathon stage is the longest stage of all the course, with 42,195 km takes the runners to the last camp before the end of the race, the start hour was at 15.00 for the most of the runners, just the first 20 have been...

Today is the “the day”. The Marathon stage of 42,195 km, the longest of the race, that will bring most runners to run till late night. The start hour is set at 15.00 for most runners, just runners from position 1 to 20 will start...

“The previous stages headed south, now we start moving east towards the Arabian Sea, this change of direction will take us to a different landscape: smaller dunes with small spots of green grass and more compact sand” - said Ahmed Al Malki, the Oman...

“This stage will make the difference, not only for the top runners but also for the rest of the group” - explains Ahmed Al Malki, the Oman Desert Marathon Race Director. That’s because this section is one of the hardest stages of the race:...

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[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text duration="1000" delay="200"] The first stage is only 21 km but is the acclamation to the race, so even if is not particularly hard, it is very challenging for most runners. On day one the backpack is at...