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

On July 4, 2012, in Racing, by Meghan
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Note: In April, I competed in the 2012 Marathon des Sables, a seven-day, 150-mile stage race in southern Morocco.

2012 Marathon des Sables Training Update #2

On March 18, 2012, in Racing, Running, by Meghan
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I’m back to talk Marathon des Sables (MdS) training once more.

An Ultrapilgrimage

On December 9, 2011, in Epic Backcountry Trips, Friends, Running, by Meghan
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About six weeks ago, I became obsessed with running rim-to-rim-to-rim (R2R2R) in the Grand Canyon before calendar year 2011 ended. It took about 37 minutes to inspire Danni into a similar obsession.

2012 Marathon des Sables Training Update #1

On November 15, 2011, in Lifestyle, Running, by Meghan
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As you may know, I’m racing the 2012 Marathon des Sables (MdS) next April in Morocco.

Indurare: The 2010 Marathon des Sables

On May 15, 2010, in Racing, by Meghan
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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.