Against The Grains

WHEN THE SAND, SUF­FER­ING AND SELF-SUF­FI­CIENCY OF THE MARATHON DES SABLES WAS EX­PORTED FROM MOROCCO TO THE HARSH BUT BEAU­TI­FUL ICA DESERT ON PERU’S PA­CIFIC COAST, THE RUN­NING AD­VEN­TURE OF A LIFE­TIME WAS BORN.

Runner's World South Africa - - CONTENTS - BY IAN CORLESS

You’ve heard of the harsh, un­for­giv­ing Marathon des Sables. Ev­ery­one has. Now they’ve ex­ported this pu­n­ish­ing race to the wilds of Peru.

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