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MdS Photos: A Race Tour

On May 15, 2009, in Racing, by Meghan
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This is the long-awaited Marathon des Sables (MdS) photo post! Please enjoy this photo tour through the 2009 Marathon des Sables (And please take heart in knowing that this is, finally, my last post about this race.).

MdS Stage 3: Sun, Wind, Sand, And The Thoughtful Appearance Of Sean Meissner In The Desert

On May 8, 2009, in Racing, by Meghan
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In the waning light of Tuesday’s dusk, a race official visited Tent 100 with news that Wednesday’s long stage would be 91 kilometers, 56 or so miles. It’s a part of Marathon des Sables (MdS) tradition to have a long stage, and this one would be a bit longer than usual.

MdS Stage 2: A Desert Loop

On May 1, 2009, in Racing, by Meghan
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As a result of the desert storm, the 2009 Marathon des Sables (MdS) became an exercise in adaptability and flexibility for race officials and runners alike.

MdS Stage 1: Erg Chebbi Meanderings

On May 1, 2009, in Racing, by Meghan
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The starting line of Marathon des Sables, or even a single stage during the race, is a sight to behold.