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100km del Sahara

04-Oct-2020 Douz, Tunisia , Tunisia

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Desert Race Race Terrain
100KM / 62Miles
5 Days - max 300 Runners

Alternate Distances: 100KM/62M 200KM/124M

DIFFICULTY Race Difficulty Advanced  

The 100km del Sahara, is a fully supported footrace set in the Sahara Desert.


For the 20th edition of the 100km del Sahara, Zitoway Sport & Adventure are proud to present 3 unique, challenging programs.



  • 4 stages of 25km each from 4 to 11 October open to Runners, Nordic Walkers and Walkers.
  • No-Stop, 100km in one stage from 11 to 16 October. 
  • Grand-Slam, 200km total comprised of 4 stages of 25km each AND 100km in one stage, from 4 to 16 October.


The 100km del Sahara race course covers a wide variety of terrain, ranging from desert pistes with compact sand, to areas with soft sand, small dunes, rocks and stones, dried river beds and oasis.


  • The race route is fully way marked, and the event is fully supported.
  • There are a number of aid stations with solids and liquids.
  • At camp meals and food are supplied by Zitoway Sport & Adventure, luggage is transported from one camp to another.



For full details, race program and regulations see: www.100kmdelsahara.com
email: info@zitoway.com

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Maria Bellini for Zitoway

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Beginner

Elevation: Very little change < 500 metres. Benign running terrain, not technical.

Suitable for: First ultra runners completing a marathon or doing regular long distance running in the last six months.

Intermediate

Elevation: Increase of up to 1000 metres

Suitable for: Runners who have completed at least one ultra distance race (or similar event) or are doing long distance running (>26 miles) regularly, with elevation shown.

Advanced

Elevation: Increase of up to 1500 metres

Suitable for: Runners who have completed several ultra distances or similar events, or are doing long distance running regularly, with elevation shown.

Expert

Elevation: Increase of up to 2000 metres with some challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity or heat) and or technical terrain

Suitable for: Experienced runners who have completed at least regular ultra distances in last 12 months, or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races may be subject to evidence of recent qualifying race participation and recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements.

Brutal

Elevation: Increase of up to 2000 metres with very challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity, heat or at high altitude) and or technical terrain.

Suitable for: Very experienced long distance ultra runners (min 3 years’ experience) or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races is often subject to evidence of recent qualifying race participation and recent medical examination certificate. Purchase of specialist kit is often recommended for these races.

Endurance - Multi-activity

Type: An ultra distance race including at least two of the following activities such as running, swimming, cycling, kayaking, skiing and climbing. It may also include different climatic conditions (eg ice, snow, humidity, cold water, mud or heat).

Suitable for: Experienced multi-skilled athletes who have trained for the different activities included in this event. Admission to these races may be subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements and any specialist equipment required such as a wetsuit, skis or a mountain bike.

Global - Virtual

Type: A virtual race which can be run at any time shown on the dates shown, on any type of terrain in any country.

Suitable for: For runners from beginners to experienced as you choose your own course and challenge based on the guidelines and options set by the virtual race organiser.

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