PROGRAM 2019
November 22nd:

9.00-11.00 Welcome desk with flags and signs at the arrivals area of Muscat Airport.
11.30 Shuttle bus departs at 11.30 from the airport.
13.00 lunch at camp in Bidiyah
17.00 Bib distribution
19.00 Briefing
20.00 dinner

November 23rd:

5.30 – Breakfast at the Oman Desert Marathon Basecamp. Food and drinks are provided by the organization.
6.30 – Race starts: stage 1

Start of the self-sufficiency period

Finish line in Alwasil Bidiyah with the welcome of the local community.
30 minutes transfer to the base camp of stage 2 by 4×4 car.
From this moment the race will be a straight line directly to the Arabic Sea.

November 23rd to 28th Self Sufficient Race.

Camp Daily routine:
4.45 – 6.15 and from 17.30 to 19.00 hot water is provided by the organization
6.30 Race starts
15.00 Last runner arrives.
16.00 Results are printed and posted on the camp board
17.00 Evening briefing. Stage recap and results posted at the camp
19.00-21.00 screen projection of video and images of the stage

November 28th

As the runner crosses the finish line, he will get a packed lunch.
16.00 transfer from the beach to the Hotel in Bidyah
20.00 full dinner with buffet at the Hotel in Bidyah

November 29th

6.00 – 9.30 Breakfast
9.00 – 12.00 Visit to Wadi Bani Khalid included in the race price but optional
12.00 Lunch
19.00 Ceremony
21.00 Gala Dinner at the Hotel

November 30th

4.30 Transfer to the airport
7.00 Shuttle bus arrives at the airport

Optional Muscat tour (included in the price):
7.00 – The bus takes the runners to the Mutrah Souq, the runners can leave their luggage in the bus
11.00 the bus takes the first group back from Mutrah Souq to the airport
16.30 the bus takes the second group back from Mutrah Souq to the airport