Marathon des Sables, adventure of a lifetime!

adventure of a lifetime

Ultrarunners, adventure athletes and anyone who enjoys a good adventure story about a life-changing epic race, check out the short videos below. If you want the full story on what it was like to train for and experience the weeklong race through the Sahara, please visit Jeff’s MDS2008 blog.


With the 2011 26th Edition of the Marathon des Sables set to kick off in a couple days (April 3rd), we wanted to wish this year’s competitors the very best! Dream big and if those dreams include a future go at the Marathon des Sables, then please contact us for expert coaching. All the best to the 2011 MDS athletes. May your dreams come true, may you discover the best gift of the MDS (the new friendships and camaraderie) and may you have an experience of a lifetime!!



Jeff Grant is the author of Flow State Runner: Activate a Powerful Inner Coach’s Voice, Hill Running: Survive & ThriveRun Faster: Unlock Your Speed in 8 Weeks, Running Heavy, and UltraRunning: Ultimate Guide. Based in Switzerland, Jeff is a coach and writer who specializes in mental coaching, peak performance, and transformation. Refer to Jeff’s bio for more information, and please check out Jeff’s Coach & Author page on Facebook.