Marathon Des Sables
Dreamchasers is the official representative of the Marathon Des Sables for individuals who are permanent residents of Canada and the USA. If you are not a permanent resident of one of these countries, please contact the race organizers via their website: www.MarathonDesSables.com. There are no 'qualifying' requirements to enter the Marathon Des Sables.
Want to write a competitor at the 2013 MDS? You can send an email to participants in this year's MDS, from Sunday, April 7 thru Friday, April 12, by visiting this website.
2013 MARATHON DES SABLES APRIL 5 - 15, 2013
A lottery for entry to the 2013 Marathon Des Sables was held from mid-October thru mid-November 2011. The first 80 selected to participate in the 2013 edition of the Marathon Des Sables can be found by clicking HERE. (We accept applicants from residents of Canada and the USA.)
Here are the official results for the past race: 2012 MDS Results
Go here for the official MDS Facebook page for additional pictures, information, etc.:
ENTRY FEE UPDATE: The entry fee for the 2013 Marathon Des Sables is set at US$3,900/$4,100 for each team member. A $200 pre-registration deposit is required to secure a spot. The first entry fee installment of US$1,500 will be due by August 6, 2012 and the balance of the entry fee, US$2,200 ($2,400/team member) is due by January 4, 2013. We suggest that every competitor purchase a trip cancellation policy and thoroughly review the refund deadlines, keeping in mind that the last day to withdraw from the 2013 MDS and receive a partial refund is January 31st, 2013.
If you have received a confirmed place in the 2013 Marathon Des Sables, and have paid the pre-registration and first installment fees, you will need to complete the official registration documents and return those to our office by Friday, September 7th. These will be available for download here by early August..
RACE REGULATIONS: For those participating in the 2013 MDS, please know that it is your responsibility to reveiw and understand the official race rules and regulations. You can download a copy here in the coming months.
2014 MARATHON DES SABLES APRIL 4 - 14, 2014
The 2014 lottery has been posted. Click HERE to view the results.
Dreamchasers Outdoor Adventure Club, LLC is the Official Marathon des Sables Representative for the US and Canada. The Marathon Des Sables usually takes place in late March or early April near the remote town of Ouarzazate, Morocco.
(If you are not a resident of the US or Canada please visit www.MarathonDesSables.com to find your representative.)