28 Apr '16, 10am

2016 Marathon Des Sables: Three American Ultrarunners On A Whirlwind Tour Of The Sahara Desert

The MdS experience is easy to catalog, but nearly impossible to describe. It’s a French-accented logistical juggernaut with more than a thousand runners and hundreds of volunteers running and camping in different locations in the middle of the Moroccan Sahara. The international make-up of the runners, the unique social mores and loose camp dress code that arise, the water rationing and distribution system, the laundry list of penalties you can accrue, the Berber race employees pulling the black burlap tents down around you in the morning so that they can transfer camp to the day’s finish line, the fishing-vest-clad volunteer army, the nightly mail call, the lack of anywhere private to pee, the daredevil helicopter film crew, the recorded happy-birthday music before each “Highway to Hell”-scored start, and the hunger… No, the Hunger. And then there is the race itself, run o...

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