100km del Sahara

Edition 22

Douz, Tunisia
28 Oct, 2023 (Sat)

Trail running

100 km

About the event

BIG NEWS AT THE 21st EDITION OF THE 100KM DEL SAHARA.From the upcoming 21st edition 100 km del Sahara changes the formula, the race will no longer be itinerantfrom the oasis of Douz to that of Ksar Ghilane, but the group will be transferred by 4×4 vehicles to a fantastic permanent campsite, in a desert area close to Tembaine Mountain, an iconic site in the Tunisian Sahara, surrounded by big sand dunes, and positioned in the heart of the desert.  
The campsite offers 2, 3 o 4 beds tents with private shower and WC; beds are provided with mattress and blanket. Restaurant, bar and relax tents are available, all in a unique, amazing location fully immersed in the dunes. This will be our headquarter for the entire event. Every stage will start and finish directly at the campsite;moving the baggage won’t be anymore an issue. Catering will be a fusion between locale and italian cuisine, severything supervised and cared by our chef , using also italian products. Medical services will always be provided by Italian medical specialists.

for the first time, it will be possible to travel with friends or family that do not run. the opportunity to share the trip with their friends or relatives, in fact, thanks to the new logistical arrangement, a stay in the middle of the desert will be offered with adequate comforts and services, thus being able to fully enjoy the suggestion and emotions that the desert can offer.
HALF 100 KM of SAHARA for Walkers
New program reserved for walkers, 50 km in 5 stages. The stages will be exactly half the size of those reserved for runners. The starts will be all together, and the finish of the walkers’ stage will be at the mid-stage refreshment of the runner’s, from where transport will be organized by the organization’s vehicles. There may be stages where the start will be given by the runners’ mid-stage refreshment and the finish directly at the campsite.

Races offered by this event

You have 5 weeks to prepare

100km del Sahara

28 Oct, 2023 (Sat) - 09:00
Trail running - Stage race
100 km
100km in 4 stages of 25km each 4th to 11th October
3 categories, same distances.
1. Runners
2. Nordic Walking.
3. Walkers

There is 1 aid station each stage. The race is fully supported. The 100km del Sahara start line is in Douz oasis, and the finish line is in Ksar Ghilane oasis.
The 100km del Sahara 2020 programme covers 8 days and 7 nights: the first two and last nights are in a four star hotel, one night in a permanent camp in Ksar Ghilane and 3 nights in tented desert camps. The terrain is mainly desert pistes with a compact surface, but the race route often crosses large areas of sand dunes.
On site
Point to point

Course details

Course highlights

The 21st edition of the 100km del Sahara October 28-November 4, 2023 100km in 5 Stages (one at night): 12, 21, 22, 10, 35 km. Runner's Category All stages will have departure and arrival directly from the camp. HALF 100km del Sahara The "HALF 100km del Sahara" is planned for the Walker's category. The distances will be half of those provided for the Runners.

Start address

Tembaine, Tunisia

Finish address

Tembaine, Tunisia

What’s included in entry

These are included in your entry
Finisher medal
Event T-shirts
Custom BIB number
Goodie bag
Shuttle to Start Line
Nutrition Stations
Video Service
Finisher’s T-shirts
Drink Stations
Bag drop
Photo Service
Post-race meal
Accident insurance
Medical Assistance
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