This morning at 5:15, all the runners set off for the long section: eighty kilometers for the 250k and 48 for 150k. The hot desert wind blew often, but were the windless moments the worst ones, with the temperature exceeding 50 degrees. Mohamad Ahansal has completed in first place, covering the distance in 11 hours and 47 minutes. The Moroccan champion, winner of five editions of the Marathon des Sables, stopping at the last CP said that this is by far the hottest desert in which he has ever run. Nicola Ciani has achieved a very good time with 12 hours and 45 minutes. “The stage is wonderful. The beauty […]
The Tuscany Camp at Rocco a Pilli, in the province of Siena, hosts and trains since 2014 a shortlist of Italian and African excellent athletes who often have very specific personal stories behind.
Whoever is the winner, in this stage the 250k runners have made a real record: step, walk and run in the hottest place in the world.
Here we are at the end of second stage.
ISRU an amazing first stage. A hard race, many champions Today was the first stage of ISRU and it was definitely an exciting day.