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.
|1||Rachid El Morabity||MOR||19:35:49|
|2||Mohamed El Morabity||MOR||20:01:28|
Race website: www.marathondessables.com
Additional race coverage from: IanCorless.com