Marathon des Sables 2018 Results

Marathon des Sable 2018
Marathon des Sable 2018

The Marathon des Sables 2018 finished earlier today with a short charity run. Rachid El Morabity won the race for the 6th time, 5th time in a row, and his brother Mohamed El Morabity in his first MdS finished in second place just 26 minutes behind establishing, perhaps a new Morrocan dynasty. Robert Merile from France taking third spot to prevent a clean podium sweep for the hosts.

Former Western States winner American Magdalena Boulet won the womens race, 11th overall. Bouchra Eriksen took second place and British runner Gemma Game held third place from the second day.

Over 1000 runners started this 250 km 6 day stage race.

PosNameCountryMiles
Men
1Rachid El MorabityMOR19:35:49
2Mohamed El MorabityMOR20:01:28
3Robert MerileFRA20:41:00
Womenr
1Magdalena BouletUSA25:11:19
2Bouchra EriksenDEN26:33:55
3Gemma GameGBR27:00:23

Race website: www.marathondessables.com
Additional race coverage from: IanCorless.com

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