Trans Atlas Marathon 2017

  • Published 9 months ago
  • 7.7

Running a marathon is a challenge not many of us get to cross on their bucket list. But what about running an ultra-marathon? That is next level challenge.

Mohamad Ahansal, a world renowned runner from Morocco organizes the Trans Atlas Marathon every year. This year, he organized the fifth such marathon. This documentary explains the race from a runner and participant point of view.

The marathon happens in the Moroccan Atlas Mountain. The total distance covered is 280km, divided into six stages. The daily distance runners need to cover is between 36 and 60km.

The most incredible foot race takes place annually. Ahansal, himself is a multi-time winner of the Marathon des Sables in Morocco. Every year, runners from all around the world gather in Morocco to take place. This year, the Marathon took place in May. There were two races organized. The standard 280km marathon, but also the Challenge marathon, which covered distance of “just” 120km.

From Around the Web

Related Videos


Almost everyone has seen the Godfather. If not, heard about it. But how much do you know about the movie? Most of the things people do not know is how Francis Coppola and ...

  • 54
  • 2 days ago
  • Not Rated
shaquem griffin
youtube icon

Shaquem Griffin, born in 1995, will be part of the 2018 NFL draft. What makes him a unique player is that he is a one handed football player. He was born with amniotic band...

  • 146
  • 1 week ago
  • Not Rated
agarwood perfume
youtube icon

Have you heard of agarwood? Never mind if you haven’t. The secret is you’ve probably used it by now. Agarwood is one of the most precious, rare, and most expensive essent...

  • 403
  • 1 month ago
  • Not Rated
principles of curiosity
youtube icon
Social +1

What is real and what is not? It is a question many of us ask on a daily basis. Nowadays, we are facing the problem all the time. Popular culture is full of misinformation....

  • 391
  • 1 month ago
  • Not Rated

3,689 Videos / 6,367,814 Views

Related Articles
The average life expectancy nowadays is close to 80 years on a worldwide level
  • 245
  • 2 weeks ago
You can laugh as much as you like, but the order is what helps Germany achieve efficiency and lowest unemployment levels...
  • 708
  • 3 months ago
Halloween is a holiday celebrated all over the world. As such, there are always interesting and weird traditions
  • 863
  • 4 months ago
  • 1,294
  • 5 months ago