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November 2017

The final rush: 23 kilometers to get to the Arabic Sea! The first eight kilometers of the last stage took the runners towards east, on a desert track, crossing an area with low vegetation and small bushes. The sand of the first section was compact...

After a morning of rest at the camp, the runners had to face the longest stage of the race: the Night Marathon Stage. A day with more hours of rest and more time for taking photos on the dunes and to get ready for the...

Easy and downhill start for the 5th Oman Desert Marathon runners today! As the finish line of yesterday’s stage was on the top of a hill the first kilometers of today’s stage gave to the runners the advantage to run downhill. The first kilometers of...

Today the runners woke up at 6.00 after a quite cold night. The minimum temperature was tonight 11° Celsius: significantly below the average of this season, that is about 15 C°. A chilly start for a 27 kilometers run that took the 100 runners...

They started as rockets on a super challenging terrain! Today’s stage consisted in 20 kilometers of soft sands, high dunes and small portions of desert with compact ground and camel grass. “ a continuous up and down, not easy, very hard” – explains the Omani...

First 25 kilometers of the 5th Oman Desert Marathon. The race started at 8.11 Am, just after the celebrations for the Oman National Day and the local authorities welcome. This stage was supposed to be one of the fastest and easiest of the race: a...