Welcome to Oman, one of the most picturesque countries in the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula in Asia. For 6 days runners across the world gathered in order to feel the unique adventure of crossing the Omani desert! 2019 Oman desert Marathon, one of the most well-known ultra marathons, is a total self-sufficient footrace starting from the oasis of Bidiyah and after 6 stages and 165km is finishing on the shore of the Arabian sea.
The desert adventure started with the arrival of the athletes in the basecamp in Bidiyah. First stage’s route started with big climbs that proved challenging for many of the participants, however the course did not have abundant raised areas until the finish line. Next morning everything was set for the big adventure. The atmosphere at the runner’s camp was filled with adrenaline and their excitement to run in exotic beautiful Oman. Runners had their last warm breakfast before embarking in the desert from 6 days in a total self-sufficient adventure.