Author: Oman Desert Marathon

Stage Four: Camel Savannah The gruelling four-day Oman Desert Marathon race is finally over, and there were many tears. Some were tears of joy and others may have been tears of pain. Morocco’s Mohammed El Morabity took the first spot in the male category with a total...

Day two of the 8th edition of the annual Oman Dessert Marathon (ODM) kicked off January 22nd in Wilayat Bidiyah from Tawi Rashid. The route was a distance of 55 km, and the top three performers for the day were Moroccan brothers Mohammed and Rachid El...

Stage One: The Castle 42 runners from 11 different countries gathered by the historical Al Wasil Fort earlier today to run a 165 km in the sands of Wilayat Bidiyah.  This year’s edition also included amateur runners, with the addition of a 10 km, followed by shorter...

Desert running: gear and strategy  Muscat, 14 November 2022:  Running through the desert is not like any other. A race like the Oman Desert Marathon (21 to 24 January 2023) in which we will also have to be self-sufficient for several days, involves very specific material...

 Muscat, 29/9/2022 – Running is moving, moving is seeing and seeing is discovering. That is the essence of seeking different surroundings for our sport, and that is where Oman and the Oman Desert Marathon come into play. Because after all, the race, any race, is usually...

Oman Desert Marathon has welcomed Oman Air, the national Airline of the Sultanate of Oman, as Official Airline Sponsor of its 2023 event. Under the partnership, Oman Air will offer participants and their relatives special fares when flying into Oman for the race, which is...

Oman Desert Marathon qualifies for International Races  Muscat, September 16th  2022:  The 8th Edition of the Oman Desert Marathon, has been approved by ITRA, (International Trail Running Association) giving the race 3 ITRA points, 1 Mountain point, and confirming the distance of 164.40 Km with...

Oman Desert Marathon 2023 Four stages, many deserts  Muscat, 25/8/2022 – Five months before the Oman Desert Marathon, the playing field, the desert, awaits the runners with the archetypal image that everyone imagines: sand, dunes, a few palm trees, Bedouins… In the Omani desert, the participants of the...