The 11th edition of the Zagora Marathon will be held Sunday under the theme “Sport and Solidarity”, announced the Morocco Association Great Races, organizer of the event.
The event, initiated by Ahansal brothers, 15 times champions Sand Marathon, has become a global standard and has attracted one of the most important international competitions, namely the “K42” Argentina Series.
Three races are planned: (10 KM 21 KM 42 km), plus hiking will allow all (pro or beginner.) To live an adventure in an extraordinary site in the heart of Zagora to the desert.
This competition will show all the races of the facets in the desert, through a course that will provide runners and walkers a unique view: dunes, kasbah, palm groves, wadis, mountains.
This competition aims to promote sport in the region of Zagora with the support of the province, municipality, local authorities and associations, detect young athletes who may be accompanied to their future sports career while helping them improve their living conditions if necessary.
It also aims to contribute to the development of tourism, sports, economic and cultural development of the Zagora region, promoting social solidarity in the area of the construction and development of rural schools, wells, irrigation pond, etc.