Discover the HALF MARATHON DES SABLES!

4 days, 3 stages and the adventure of a lifetime

HMDS ADVENTURE

Spend 7 days out of time in the most beautiful places in the world. 4 days of adventure in the middle of the desert, a route divided into 3 stages, 100 or 120km, to be done by running or walking.

Each HMDS has more than 500 participants, including a majority of walkers, with an average of 53% women and a 93% finisher rate.

AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE

RUN & TREK

  • Choose between 2 distances: 100 or 120km
  • Possibility to run or walk on both distances
  • Wide time barriers: 3.5km/h minimum speed allowed
  • Average speed at the HMDS: 5.5km/h

BIVOUAC

Organized in cells of 6 tents, the bivouac is the place where you will rest and eat, but must of all, exchange with other competitors.

The organization will provide you with a large individual tent.

DISCOVER UNIQUE PLACES

WATER

The organization takes care of the water supply. It will be distributed in the evening, at the refreshment stations during the stages and at each arrival in sufficient quantities.

FOOD

As the HMDS is an adventure on which you will be food self-sufficient, you will need to bring and carry your own personal food for the 4 days.

It is up to you to choose freeze-dried dishes, snacks, compotes, soups, cereal bars, gels or other energy sources.

BREATHTAKING LANDSCAPES

EQUIPMENT

You will need to bring a backpack, technical running gear, light clothing for the mornings and evenings at the bivouac, as well as night, hygiene and cooking equipment.

THE ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME

The deserts of the whole world are waiting for you with the HALF MARATHON DES SABLES.

DESTINATIONS

Fuerteventura 2022

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Peru

Coming soon

Testimonies from former participants

Equip yourself for the HMDS

WAA Ultra has been developing specialized products for HMDS participants since 2009.