07 Sep Rachid El Morabity confirmed his participation at the 8th Oman Desert Marathon
Rachid El Morabity confirmed his participation at the 8th Oman Desert Marathon
The 165 km race will take place in January 2023
Muscat, 31st August 2023: The 9 times Marathon de Sables Winner and 7 times Oman Desert Marathon winner amongst other key achievements and one of the best world ultra-runner, Rachid el Morabity, confirmed his participation at the 8th edition of the Oman Desert Marathon, that will take place 21st– 23rd January 2023.
Rachid El Morabity, is a Moroccan athlete born 3 March 1982 in Zagora. He is a specialist of ultra-trail, and has won the Marathon des Sables 9 times (2011, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, and 2022). He was also ranked 2nd overall in the OCC in August 2016 and came 2nd in the UT4M 90 in August 2015.
About the Oman Desert Marathon
First held in 2013, the Oman Desert Marathon is a 165-kilometre race of self-sufficiency in four stages, including one night stage, through the spectacular Omani landscape with all its variety, from the Al Wasil oasis, crossing the desert to the Al Jawharat resort. The race guarantees participants a unique experience in the most popular and beautiful country of the Arabian Peninsula. The race is held in January to assure runners the best weather conditions.
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