What do we know about multi-stage desert racing?
We have completed the Marathon des Sables in 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016. Elisabet finished 1st woman in 2015 (20th overall) and 4th woman in 2016 (32nd overall). She is also the Oman Desert Marathon Ladies' champion, and has raced in South Africa, Namibia and Australia (she won the Big Red Run in the Simpson desert outright in 2016). We have the most current MdS experience you will find amongst UK retailers specialising in desert running and we have kitted out desert racing competitors on the whole spectrum from elite to walkers. We always give personalised advice and listen to each individual's needs, tailoring kit suggestions to balance race ambitions, experience, preferences and budget considerations. If we don't think it is right for you, we won't try to sell it to you. It's that simple.
About the Kit List
It can be pretty daunting to get your head around what you need for races like the MdS, especially with so many differing opinions out there. The reality is that there is no "one size fits all" solution. There are however certain categories of items that you need and it is our aim is to provide a rough guide to help you narrow down the options that might be right for you in each of those. We have had to make some assumptions to create this list. This is a very simplistic view of reality but where we feel it is relevant we indicate for what type of competitor the product is most suitable as follows: Marathon des Sables MDS at myRacekit
= Good Choice = It Depends = Less Suitable W = Women's Specific Design / Model
If you create a store account you can make use of our "wish list" functionality to single out and save the options that you prefer. That way you can start building your personalised kit list and keep track of what you have left to buy. What's also handy about the wish list is that you can just e-mail it to friends and family to steer them in the right direction with regards to birthday presents and christmas gifts...:-) Marathon des Sables MDS at myRacekit
With a store account you will also automatically collect our loyalty "Kit Points" on your purchases. You can then convert these to discounts on future purchases.
Click on the links below to get to the different categories.
**PLEASE NOTE: CATEGORIES ARE CURRENTLY BEING UPDATED WHERE LINKS ARE MISSING - CHECK BACK SOON** Marathon des Sables MDS at myRacekit