Trans Atlas Marathon 2017

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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.

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