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After a chilly night at the desert runners from around the world got ready for the race. The atmosphere at the runner’s camp was filled with adrenaline and their excitement to run in exotic beautiful Oman. Runners had their last warm breakfast before embarking in...

One of the most common mistakes of newbies of staged races is to participate to one of those events without having tested correctly the feeding strategy, or to choose the food as if they do for a non stop race. Staged races are different, and...

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What is the worst enemy when running a desert race? Running for 165 kilometers is a challenge, running for 165 kilometers in the desert is even a bigger challenge. The desert, however, is never “just sand”. Most of the deserts have different types of ground: soft...

The three key answers for an unforgettable experience in the Ocean of Sand. Watching the dunes of the desert, and those runners with tired but serene and satisfied faces we often think: “Sooner or later I will be there!” Sure, but from words to facts sometimes...

One of the most important things when we talk about racing in the desert is where and how we sleep. Yes, sleep is a key aspect of this kind of races: it represents the recovery from fatigue of the day. On the other hand, a...