Dream. Dare. Do
1500k back in time.
second of five
Join us at TranSahariana - Algeria at the second of five incredible races in five countries with pristine otherworldly deserts and incredible terrain and cultural highlights.
In Algeria you begin your adventure on Tamanrasset.
You will traverse mountains, canyons and red sand desert, circumnavigating Assekrem and the Hoggar Range before reaching Tissalatene, where the race will finish.
Apply for a race spot today. Space is limited to 70 racers.
- 300 km non-stop or by 6 Stages
- 200 km non-stop
- 130 km non-stop
- 300 km of rugged, mountains, canyons, rocky surfaces and deep valleys with incredible lunar landscapes.
FOR 300km - 6 bivouacs/camps and 14 checkpoints
will be set up for you to refill your supplies or have a rest:
Control point and Departure point (0 km) at Tamanrasset one day for acclimatization and a day to check and confirm your obligatory equipment and calories carried for the race
(First station/bivouac 1) is at km 63
(station/bivouac 2) at Twin Peaks at km 118
(station/bivouac 3)in Issakarassene area at km 152
(station/bivouac 4) at Twin Peaks is at km 190
(station/bivouac 5) at Illeman is at km 217
(station/bivouac 6) at Tuareg Village is at km 251
Arrival to final to Tissalatene at km 300
The water CP's will be about 20 to 30 kms apart. At each it will be mandatory to leave with 3 liters of water. There will be approximately 13 CP's for the full route and CP 13 will be the finish.
meeting point - Tamanrasset Airport
The first meeting will be the _______ Resort in Tamanrasset.
If you want to go directly to the departure point/start you must advise organization. It is also possible to book an extra night at Movenpick or at the Desert camp at Wadi Rum. Contact us to arrange this.
race briefing/gear check
A briefing will be done before the start of the race. This will be followed a medical check and mandatory gear check
It is a require part of race registration
and is mandatory.
No racer may start without a physician's signed medical certificate.
Preparation and tips
Shoes: broken in shoes, not new! It's just good advice...
At a minimum, 1 size and a half (can be 2 sizes + ) above your standard shoe size, as your feet may swell
Care of feet, front Betadine bath, thread, needles, eosin dressings, Moleskin, Elasto 2 cm scissors, compresses...
Take your shoes or anything essential for the race into your carry on.
Friction: be prepared with anti chafing products, all parts: (thighs, crotch, shoulders, Back , toes...)
Visa - on site
Very easy – visas will be obtained by organization at the Consulate at Algeria. We will need passport information from all participants/runners.
IMPORTANT: Each runner must have a minimum of 6000K calories in total. This must be verified at the at the gear check/control point before race Start.
Every 300k non-stop runner has the option to send a Drop Bag forward with 2,000 additional calories, 4000 at departure + 2000 calories. No drop bag for the 163km or 100km.
Stage race participants can forward their
kit/bag to next camp each day.
- A warm jacket for the cold
- A mattress
- hydration system or bag, 3 liters minimum.
- Survival blanket.
- Signaling mirror
- A whistle.
- 2 headlamps. 2 sets of spare batteries
- A lighter.
- A first aid kit complete
- A roll of elasto 1 m minimum
- a compass
- a Pocket Knife
- At least one glow stick
- 2 rolls toilet paper
- 1 food reserve of 6000 kcal
- 1 reserve food relief of 1000 Kcal
Our amazing organizing team is made up of veteran runners and race organizers from all over the world. They are experts in multi-day races and have organized 9+ races in Oman alone. They know how to prepare you and keep you safe while in some of the most beautiful, rugged and challenging terrains you can possibly imagine.
300km 2350 Euro
200km 2250 Euro
130km 1950 Euro
300k non-stop or stage race
200k non-stop option
130k non-stop option