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15-Oct-18

Running for Good

By Alice Morrison

Running for Good is a feature-length film following Fiona Oakes’ attempt to set a new global record in endurance racing. She takes part in “toughest footrace on earth,” the Marathon Des Sables, a 250km race through the Sahara Desert.

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14-Apr-18

Marathon des Sables 2018 stage 5 and stage 6

By Alice Morrison

Marathon des Sables 2018 is over for another year with victories for Rachid El Morabity and Magdalena Boulet.

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12-Apr-18

Marathon des Sables 2018 Stage Four - The Long Stage

By Alice Morrison

The Long Stage of the Marathon des Sables is the big test of the race and often the one where it is won or lost.

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11-Apr-18

Marathon des Sables 2018 Stage Three

By Alice Morrison

It was stage 3 of the Marathon des Sables 2018 in Morocco on Tuesday which means the runners are already half way through this year’s race.

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10-Apr-18

Marathon des Sables 2018 Stage Two

By Alice Morrison

Stage two is traditionally tougher than stage one, although with the first day under their belt, the runners will have the advantage of understanding the conditions a bit better.

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09-Apr-18

Marathon des Sables 2018 first stage

By Alice Morrison

The 33rd Marathon des Sables kicked off on Sunday in the Sahara Desert in Morocco. The first stage was 30.6km long with a time limit of ten hours.

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31-Jan-18

Snow in the Sahara

If you are in the last throes of training for this year’s Marathon des Sables, you may be straining your way through Hot Yoga sessions or, perhaps, have splashed out for some sessions in a heat chamber.

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05-Dec-17

Marathon des Sables Peru Results 2017

Desert legend, Rachid El Morabity from Morocco, and super-strong Nathalie Mauclair of France, are the winners of the first MDS to take place in Peru.

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10-Apr-17

Marathon des Sables 2017 Begins

It is the 32nd edition of the infamous Marathon des Sables (MDS) and the runners have had their first day of enduring the burning sun and the soft sand of the dunes. The race is 250km long and takes place over six stages in six days. The first stage was 30km.

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14-Mar-17

How to run an ultra: Matt Buck talk in London

If you fancy hearing some first-hand experiences of the Wild Elephant Trail (and who wouldn’t) and also getting some top tips on ultra running from an expert, then check out How to Run an Ultra by Matt Buck hosted by Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports.

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