Posts Tagged ‘sporting events in Morocco’

The TransMarocaine – not just a race in Morocco, more an Atlas adventure!

Friday, March 11th, 2011

The 6th running of the TransMarocaine takes place from Saturday 12th to Sunday March 20th 2011.

What is the TransMarocaine? Described as a Multi-Sports Challenge, the event is open to Men and Women of all levels of athletic ability and is a fabulous way of seeing some of the best of Morocco.

The objective is to cross the Atlas mountains in five stages, from south to north, by mountain bike, kayak, (on Lake Ouarzazate), and on foot (walking, running and orienteering) amid some of the most outstanding natural scenery in Morocco.

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Marrakech Marathon 2011

Monday, August 9th, 2010

Under the patronage of King Mohammed VI, the 22nd running of the Marrakesh marathon, one of Morocco’s major sporting events with an expected entry of 5,000 competitors from around the world, especially Europe, takes place on 30th January 2011 in the ideal 20+ degree temperatures of the Moroccan winter.

One of the leading producers of world-class distance runners, Morocco is proud of its many champions and you’ll have the chance to see the best of the current elite squad if you join the crowds lining the picturesque course around the town.

Considered to be one of the fastest in the world, the flat circuit follows the ancient city walls, continuing along the elegant boulevards of the residential Hivernage and commercial Géliz districts en route to La Palmeraie, with its golf course, palm groves and smart villas, before returning to town.

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