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4 deserts Sahara Race: stage three, 43 km, 7th!

Today was tough, it started well, very nice scenery again in the dune. I joined Olivier and ran with him for a while. Then Jude, another french caught us and we ran the three of us for a while, having 3 Frenchies in the top 6. I made the first half in just 2:30 hours […]
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4 deserts Sahara Race: stage two, 42 km, 5th overall!

Thank you all for the support I get through your emails! Keep on sending, they really help me staying focused and pushes me to try my best. As I wrote yesterday, I had a hard time to finish but I recover rather well. The good thing with having lots of food, even though it’s heavy, […]
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4 deserts Sahara Race: stage one, 37 km, 6th after first day!

Yesterday night was nice, the camp was beautiful with a view over the lake. The temperature after 5pm is pleasant and the night was fresh without being cold. I put the sleeping bag on top of me but did not go inside. I slept okay even though the sand get packed after a while so […]
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4 deserts Sahara Race: leaving for the first camp

All competitors arrived yesterday, we’re around 150 coming from 30+ different countries. This year there are many runners from Asia with a great representation from Taiwan, Japan and Korea. Sahara Race: arriving at camp 1 (© P. Gatta) We had a massive breakfast this morning, enjoying the comfort of a luxury hotel before leaving for […]
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4 deserts Sahara Race: Arriving in Cairo

After a 12 hours trip – door to door – I arrived in Cairo for the Sahara race. For once I made it without flight delay and my luggage made it too. “Easy” compared to the runners coming from Asia or America. Unlike an Himalayan expedition, we don’t have to worry much about the weather, […]
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