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OMAN DESERT MARATHON BLOG

The last stage of the race, and also one of the most magnificent.  You will not perceive the fatigue at this point: the most is done and the finish line is a couple steps ahead. Even the slowest runners, that get at the camp at late night,...

Stage 4 is like a bridge: from the heart of the desert to the sea, from the fatigue to the perfect adaptation. If the previous stage could be considered a touring point, now the runners that broke this wall are perfectly adapted to the new...

To many runners this stage may appear as the most difficult of the race. It isn’t. If you did it until this point you can make it to the end. The torrid stages are already passed, the high dunes are almost all climbed, the...

Two days of run and two nights are the time necessary to weaken and break the runners that didn’t operate a correct feeding and camping strategy. Lack of calories and minerals added to an uncomfortable sleep can result in a complete breakdown. On the other hand,...

Stage 2 is characterized by a section with very smooth descent, with small climbs and small dunes. after km 15 there will be a big dune and a steep climb and other 4 kilometers on the ridge of the dunes to reach the finish line...

Stage one is an acclimation stage, even if is not the hardest most runners perceive it as difficult. This is for the backpack weight, at its maximum on day one and for the fact that is the first day on the sand. Form the...

A new program, build to maximize your experience and minimize the time spent in transfers.Are you planning to have friends welcoming you to the finish line? We have an option for that! We can also arrange individual transportation if you need to be back to the...

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...