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Walk, Jog or Run it

2 marathons in 2 amazing days...

Over 200 adventurers will set off in the mountains and through the lush Draa Valley to the dunes on the edge of the Sahara. Stunning scenery with Bedouin Camping under the stars.

The Saharan Challenge


WALK, JOG, or RUN...

12-16 October 2017 

Take on this unique Challenge; 2 tough Marathon treks or runs over 2 Days through some stunning Moroccan landscape. Through ancient Berber mud-brick villages in the mountains and lush green valleys we will adventure down towards our sun baked Saharan finish line with camels and palm trees dotting the landscape, and sand dunes as far as the eye can see. A great trek for all - or a tough run for some!

You'll be fully supported by our team on this all-inclusive challenge; from a pre-event briefing, training walk, flights to Marrakech, ground logistics, hotels, guiding you on the trek, to Bedouin style campsite hospitality under the stars.

  • 2 Marathon Treks/Runs over 2 days

  • Walk, Jog, or Run - at your pace!

  • 5 day adventure - door to door

  • All inclusive package 

  • Thursday London flight - return Monday

  • 1 night camping - 3 nights hotels

  • All meals included - during & after challenge

  • Celebration party & dinner in Marrakech

  • Medics & support vehicles

  • Fundraise for a charity or Self-Fund

  • FREE place on 50km UK Ultra Challenge

Up for an unforgettable autumn adventure?

If you've a question - call 0207 609 6695 or email  info@thesaharanchallenge.com

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