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Rachid El Morabity wins Marathon des Sables

Moroccan Rachid El Morabity has won the grueling Marathon des Sables ultramarathon. He recorded an overall time of 20 hours, 27 minutes and 37 seconds across the five race 156 mile journey through the harsh desert environment.


29th Marathon des Sables begins on Sunday

Blisters, scorching heat, chaffing, dehydration, sand storms – these are just some of the things that over 1,000 runners will face on Sunday 6th April 2014, when the 29th Marathon des Sables kicks off in Morocco’s Sahara Desert.