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2 marathon treks

52 miles in 2 amazing days...

Over 100 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

2 Marathon Distance Treks 

20-24 October 2016

Take on this unique Challenge as we Trek 2 tough Marathons 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 Saharan finish line with camels and palm trees dotting the landscape, and sand dunes as far as the eye can see.

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 over 2 days

  • Most will trek - some might jog!

  • 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 trek

  • Celebration party & dinner in Marrakech

  • Medics & support vehicles

  • Pre-event briefing in London

  • Training trek to get fit

  • Fundraise for a charity or Self-Fund

  • FREE place on 50km UK Ultra Challenge

Join us for an autumn adventure ...

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

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