Full of Magic: The 2013 Marathon des Sables

On May 11, 2013, in Racing, by Meghan

The 2013 Marathon des Sables was my fourth time at this race.

2012 Marathon Des Sables: This Is What It’s Like

On July 4, 2012, in Racing, by Meghan

Note: In April, I competed in the 2012 Marathon des Sables, a seven-day, 150-mile stage race in southern Morocco.

Into the Sahara Desert for the 2012 Marathon des Sables

On April 4, 2012, in Racing, Running, Tourism, by Meghan

Oh what an adventure awaits in the Sahara Desert. The 2012 Marathon des Sables (MdS) is about to begin!

Indurare: The 2010 Marathon des Sables

On May 15, 2010, in Racing, by Meghan

I found a rope’s end while lying on the Berber rug of a medical tent during Stage 4 of the Marathon des Sables. When I climbed out of the tent and into the wee hours of a Sahara Desert night, I realized that it was my own. I let go of its frayed end while a million pinpricks of stars flickered in an African sky above me, and I felt so freaking free.

Yeah, I Know

On May 2, 2010, in Racing, by Meghan

I’m not doing well in my attempts to blog about Marathon des Sables. I’m at this point so-danged tempted to just plain skip it and move on! However, it was such a life-altering experience that not documenting it would be more painful than the discomfort incited by trying to write about it.