A mighty impressive effort from my friend Michelle! Read a little about her adventures running across the Sahara Desert…
Marathon des Sables was more than just a race. It was incredible. There is so much I could tell you about it, but here is an overview!
During a six hour coach ride from Ouarzazate airport in Morocco to the start point of the race we were presented with ‘the roadbook’. The coach avidly scanned the book, I think many to see how long the longest day in the history of the race would actually be (92km)!
Eventually we pulled off the road, into the darkness……with head torches on we made for the bivouac to find our home for the week. Tent 115 ‘Yorkshire tent’ turned out to be a very happy place. The eight of us shared highs and lows and made fantastic memories – some painful – together.
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