The perfect introduction to multi-stage running, this 140km totally self-supported stage race will take you through rocky mountain terrain and over the spectacular sand dunes of the UAE. There will be plenty of experienced ultra-runners to offer advice and it is a great chance to test out your gear for the coming season of multi-stage races! It might just get you hooked enough to sign up for longer one!

Stage 1 – a 50km run through rocky wadi bed, jeep tracks and goat trails – the afternoon start will have you arriving at the finish of Stage 1 in darkness. (Mountain camp)

Stage 2 – a 35km run out of the mountains and into the spectacular golden sand dunes finishing at the desert camp. (Dune camp)

Stage 2 – a 55km run through the mountains along jeep tracks and goat trails with a bit of sand!

You will carry everything you need: food, water (available approx every 10km), sleeping bag and mat, first-aid. At camp, you will sleep dormitory style under one canvas and get hot water to make your own food. (Please download the Full Info sheet for all the details regarding gear and food).

Make sure you are part of the only self-supported multi-stage footrace in the UAE!

Places limited to first 60 people only!!

Your race pack will be available from AdventureHQ from Wednesday 19th February to 26th February. Race packs WILL NOT be taken to the start point, PLEASE ensure you collect your pack before the event begins – it contains your race bib, important information on start location and race course details, your E3 tubular headband, E3 shirt, iron-on sleeve patch (which MUST be attached to your RIGHT before the race).