OMAN DESERT MARATHON BLOG

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text duration="1000" delay="200"] The first stage is only 21 km but is the acclamation to the race, so even if is not particularly hard, it is very challenging for most runners. On day one the backpack is at...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text duration="1000" delay="200"]All runners arrived at the Oman Desert Marathon Basecamp, now they are collecting the bib numbers and having their mandatory equipment checked. The Oman Desert Marathon basecamp is in one of the most spectacular spots of the Omani desert. After the bib collection...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_empty_space height="32px"][vc_custom_heading text="Dear Runners," font_container="tag:h2|font_size:32|text_align:left|color:%23dd9933" google_fonts="font_family:Nothing%20You%20Could%20Do%3Aregular|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal" duration="1000" delay="200"][vc_column_text duration="1000" delay="200"]We are getting close to the 3° Oman Desert Marathon, your travel documentation is complete and have been acquired. We are working on the last details along the course and preparing everything to welcome you in Oman. We are...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_column_text duration="1000" delay="200"] The medical team of the Oman Desert Marathon is backed by Oman Medical staff who provides all the necessary material and medication and who are  present with a fully equipped ambulance during the different stages and in the different camps during the...

We have been able to upgrade e and improve the race course adding more spectacular points of interest and an unexpected finish line: on the Ocean shore. The race will still start from the Castle of Wasil in Bidiyah and go in straight line direct...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text duration="1000" delay="200"]The desert is a land of extremes; it can be extremely warm during the day, or very cold during the night. Many runners who have participated in the Marathon des Sables or other desert races have experienced this thermic shock and change...

Nutrition is one of the most important aspects of self supported races. When the race is in the desert it becomes even more important. Food has two functions: to support us during the effort and also give us some psychological confort and support after following...