Trans Atlas Marathon 2017

  • Published 2 years 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

New

Singapore is both a city and a country. Located just off the southern tip of the Peninsular Malaysia in Southeast Asia, the locals are proud they are an anomaly.The economy o...

  • 88
  • 3 days ago
  • Not Rated
Lifestyle
greenland documentary
youtube icon
01:10:01
New

Greenland is quite popular at the moment. There were rumors that American President Donald Trump suggested America bought the island from Denmark. But that was denied, and th...

  • 73
  • 3 days ago
  • Not Rated

Simone Biles might be the best female gymnast ever. At 22 years, she already has five Olympic medals, and she has broken several records. There are even moves named after her...

  • 170
  • 1 week ago
  • Not Rated
Sports
rise of dwayne wade
youtube icon
01:17:39

Dwayne Wade will go down in history as one of the best shooting guards in the NBA. During his career, he won three titles, and was Finals MVP for the first championship.His p...

  • 174
  • 2 weeks ago
  • Not Rated
Avatar

4,030 Videos / 9,972,800 Views
Tags

Related Articles
The drink dates back to 800 AD, and legend says that herders noticed the effect caffeine had on their goats. After eatin...
  • 508
  • 1 month ago
The North Sentinel Island is widely considered the most isolated island in the world. The Sentinelese have spent thousan...
  • 1,326
  • 1 month ago
With just little under 70,000 residents, Colmar feels more like a quaint country village than a city. All of the archite...
  • 896
  • 3 months ago
According to the Constitution of Law, the emperor in Japan is “the symbol of the state and of the unity of the people...
  • 520
  • 4 months ago