100 KM OF SAHARA


The “100 km Sahara” leg race is part of the “Trail Running Adventure”, and It could well be considered ideal contact with the world of extreme sports.

For some of the runners, it may be a final, definitive sporting accomplishment, while for others, it may become a launching pad for continued participation in highly demanding extreme running races.

Only after having participated will it be possible to understand in which of the two categories each runner is in.

The race boosts the spirit of each participant in search of his or her own personal feat, and in fact, all of the ingredients are present for those who want to pursue the fascinating world of extreme sports.


IN STAGES RUN  - four 25km stages
 
NO STOP RUN - 
whole 100km race in one day

GRAND SLAM RUN -
100+100 Race




 

PROGRAMME

 

Saturday 08th October 2022 Arrivals

 

Arrival in Tunis with direct flight from Italy or different countries, dinner and overnight in *** hotel.

 

 

 

Sunday 09th October 2022 Transfer to Douz

 

Bus transfer to Douz, lunch by the hotel, technical checks, dinner and overnight

 

 

 

Monday 10th October 2022 First stage

 

wake up and breakfast

 

9:00 AM 1st stage start, km 25. Runners, Nordic Walkers and Walkers. Finish line by the camp, afternoon at leisure.

 

8:00 PM dinner and overnight in camp

 

 

 

Tuesday 11th October 2022 Second Stage

 

wake up and breakfast

 

8:00 AM 2nd stage start, km 25. Nordic Walkers and Walkers. 9:00 AM 2nd stage start, Runners. Finish line by the camp, afternoon at leisure.

 

8:00 PM dinner and overnight in camp

 

 

 

Wednesday 12th October 2022 Third Stage

 

wake up and breakfast

 

 

 

 

 

8:00 AM 3rd stage start, km 25. Nordic Walkers and Walkers. 9:00 AM 2nd stage start, Runners. Finish line by the camp, afternoon at leisure.

 

8:00 PM dinner and overnight in camp

 

 

 

Thursday 13th October 2022 Fourth Stage

 

wake up and breakfast

 

7:00 AM 4th stage start, km 25. Nordic Walkers and Walkers. 8:00 AM 2nd stage start, Runners. Finish line by the camp, lunch and transfer to Djerba.

 

8:00 PM dinner and overnight.

 

 

 

Friday 14th October 2022 Return

 

Transfer to airport, end of services.

 

 

 

NO FLIGHT OPTION:

 

All programmes can be booked without flight with a 200 € discount. In this case meeting will be directly at the Hotel in Tunis on 08th October.

 

 

 

100 km del Sahara no stop - 14th October-18th October 2022 -  Ultramarathon no stop After almost 10 years here’s back the no stop, an ultramarathon thought out for long distance lovers, devoted to serious runners.

 

PROGRAMME Friday 14th October 2022 Arrivals

 

Arrival in Tunis with direct flight from Italy or different countries, dinner and overnight in **** hotel.

 

Saturday 15th October 2022 Transfer to Ksar Ghilane

 

Bus transfer to Ksar Ghilane, lunch, technical checks, dinner and overnight

 

 

 

Sunday 16th October 2022

 

7 AM: start time limit 20 hours (stop gates km 60/12 hours – km 80/15 hours)

 

Waterpoints at km 10 - km 20- km 40 – km 50- km 70- km 90 (drinks, dates and bananas)  Tented waterpoints  at  Km 30 –Km 60- km 80 (drinks, dates, bananas, sandwiches, ect..)
Relax tent at km 60 with mattresses , medical assistance and massage.

 

 

 

Monday 17th October 2022

 

Arrival at the hotel in Douz, lunch, transfer by bus to hotel in Tunis, dinner and overnight

 

 

 

Tuesday 18th October 2022

 

Transfer to Tunis airport, end of services.

 

 

 

NO FLIGHT OPTION:

 

All programmes can be booked without flight with a 200 € discount. In this case meeting will be directly at the Hotel in Tunis on 14th October.

 

 

 

Sahara 100 + 100 grande slam      08th October-18th October 2022. 

 

200 km: 100 km In Stages + 100 km No Stop                                                                                 

 

A double 100+100 distance , expecially thought out for extreme runners.

 

 

 

PROGRAMME Saturday 08th October 2022 Arrivals

 

Arrival in Tunis with direct flight from Italy or different countries, dinner and overnight in **** hotel.

 

 

 

Sunday 09th October 2022  Transfer to Douz

 

Bus transfer to Douz, lunch by the hotel, technical checks, dinner and overnight

 

 

 

Monday 10th October 2022 First stage

 

wake up and breakfast

 

9:00 AM 1st stage start, km 25. Runners, Nordic Walkers and Walkers. Finish line by the camp, afternoon at leisure.

 

8:00 PM dinner and overnight in camp

 

 

 

Tuesday 11th October 2022 Second Stage

 

wake up and breakfast

 

8:00 AM 2nd stage start, km 25. Nordic Walkers and Walkers. 9:00 AM 2nd stage start, Runners. Finish line by the camp, afternoon at leisure.

 

8:00 PM dinner and overnight in camp

 

 

 

Wedensday 12th October 2022 Third Stage

 

wake up and breakfast

 

8:00 AM 3rd stage start, km 25. Nordic Walkers and Walkers. 9:00 AM 2nd stage start, Runners. Finish line by the camp, afternoon at leisure.

 

8:00 PM dinner and overnight in camp

 

 

 

Thursday 13th October 2022 Fourth Stage

 

wake up and breakfast

 

7:00 AM 4th stage start, km 25. Nordic Walkers and Walkers. 8:00 AM 2nd stage start, Runners. Finish line by the camp, afternoon at leisure.

 

8:00 PM dinner and overnight in camp

 

 

 

Friday 14th October 2022

 

Rest day by the hotel in Douz

 

 

 

Saturday 15th October 2022

 

Transfer in bus to Ksar Ghilane. Meeting with the No Stop arriving group, lunch, dinner and night in tented camp.

 

 

 

Sunday  16th October 2022

 

7 AM: start time limit 20 hours (stop gates km 60/12 hours – km 80/15 hours)

 

Waterpoints at km 10 - km 20- km 40 – km 50- km 70- km 90 (drinks, dates and bananas)                                                                                                                                                   Tented waterpoints  at  Km 30 –Km 60- km 80 (drinks, dates, bananas, sandwiches, ect..)  Relax tent at km 60 with mattresses , medical assistance and massage.

 

 

 

Monday 17th October 2022

 

Arrival at the hotel in Douz, lunch and awards ceremony, transfer and flight to Tunis, dinner and overnight.

 

 

 

Tuesday 18th October 2022

 

Transfer to Tunis airport, end of services.

 

 

 

the race and the trip shall be confirmed with a minimum of 40 participants

 

Penality fees in case of cancellation

30% of the rate for cancellation up to 90 days before the departure 50% of the rate for cancellation from 89-60 days before the departure 80% of the rate for cancellation from 59-30 days before the departure 100% of the rate for cancellation from 29 days before the departure                    in case of NO-SHOW                                 - in case of non-regular personal expatriation documents REGISTRATION FEE TO THE RACE and REGISTRATION FEES TO THE PROGRAMM

are not refundable!

 

In case of air tickets issued related to this program please note:

air tickets are non-refundable and subject to 100% penalty.

 

Registration: send the form directly from the website www.born2run.it click on 100 KM SAHARA, then on Registration and then send the registration. Or send an email to born2run@melville.it

 

Deposit: (per person) 40% participation fee + registration fee

Balance: within September 05th 2022

Bank details:

INTESA SAN PAOLO - Reggio Emilia business branch - P.zza Martiri 7 Luglio 2 - Reggio Emilia

IBAN: IT08 L030 6912 8281 0000 0002 364 / BIC: BCITITMM

Headed to: Melville Travel & Leisure S.R.L. - Reggio Emilia

 

Or by credit card, directly from the website www.born2run.it

 

 

IDEATION AND GENERAL ORGANIZATION

ZITOWAY Sport & Adventure – Modena  info@zitoway.com   +39 059 359813

TECHNICAL ORGANIZATION AND DISTRIBUTION:

Agenzia Melville / Born2Run - Reggio Emilia   born2run@melville.it  +39 0522 272266

Flights. The planned flights are from Milan and Rome to Tunis with Tunisair. International runners who’ll choose to join these flights, must arrange their own flight according to the schedule that will be communicated.

 

  1. All the domestic transfers to Douz and Ksar Ghilane and back to Tunis, will take place by bus, average time is 5/6 hours.

 

Camps. Accommodations at camps will be in 6 places tents or single tent provided for free by the organization. Every tent will be marked with a number; in case of single tent it will show the same race bib number, in case of shared tent a number the runner must remember. In any case, the tent/s will be the same for the entire race, in all camps. In case of single tent, this will be managed directly by the client, with possible staff instructions for the first night. Camps – arranged with mess tent, infirmary, race direction, showers, etc. – will be managed by local staff supervised by Zitoway management.

 

Hotel. In Tunis night in a3* hotel, on half board treatment; in Douz 4 * hotel full board when planned by own programme. In the stage programme are included 3 nights in hotel and 4 nights at camps. All hotel accommodations will be in single or double rooms with twin beds.

Documents : For foreign runners is not compulsory, but given the location and the climate, a serious pre-race check-up is highly recommended. An extension of the basic insurance provided by the organization is highly recommended.

 

Temperatures: Usual desert weather offers a dry, warm climate, with hot sun and clouds. Unusual random weather situations can be expected though and some very windy day. During the race period, day temperatures can range between 25°C and 28°C, reaching up to 30°C-35°C during the hottest hours. Night temperatures are lower, but never really cold, approx. 15°C-20°C.

 

Terrain : The itinerary develops on typical desert surfaces: sand dunes, hard surfaced pistes with random sand tongues.

 

Personal baggage: during race’s days it will be carried on trucks at 7 AM and delivered at the next arrival line.   

 

Compulsory equipment: At least 1 liter of water (in bottles or camelbak reservoirs), mineral salts, aluminium blanket, whistle, lighter, headlamp.

Highly recommended: sun hat, sun glasses, high-protection sunscreen, small knife and Compeed plasters. The compulsory equipment can be checked at any moment by the organization and any missing item will produce a penalty to the runner.

For No Stop runners a red flashing light to fix on the backpack during dark hours and a head lamp are compulsory (at 8PM approximately is dark).

 

Time limit. for every 25km stage is 6 hours. In the No Stop race the time limit is 20 hours – 3 AM of the day after. Gates: km 60,00 by 7,00 PM and km 80,00 by 9,00 PM

 

Race doctors. Medical staff will be formed by Italian doctors. Medical and race assistance staff will be completely active during the race and in pre- and post-race time.

Walkers: walkers can be carried on 4x4 organization’s vehicles in case they decide to stop before completing the 25 km distance.