In partnership with the National Federation of Sport for All, the agency Pro Organization organizes its 15th MARATHON DES DUNES from Friday, December 28, 2018 to Wednesday, January 2, 2019 in Timimoun and Ouled Said -Algeria. City located 1,216 km south of Algiers.
DEFINITION OF THE EVENT:The 15th Marathon des Dunes is a race in the nature, which takes place in two stages, free style, over a distance of 13 km for each stage on two half-days. Usually the events will take place all along the asphalt roads near the dunes and on very flexible paths.
DATES: from December 28, 2018 to January 02, 2019.
THEME OF THE EVENT: Sport-Health - Culture - Tourism - Environment.
HOURS OF RACE STARTS: 10:00 am
PLACES OF DEPARTURES: Downtown Timimoun in front of the Daira. Race in nature distance of 13 km. Possibility free style, run or walk. The second stage will take place in Ouled Said, a town located 20 km from Timimoun.
ORGANIZATION: The Agency Pro Organization in partnership with the National Federation of Sport for All.
TECHNICAL FRAMEWORK: Adrar League of Sport for All with Pro Organization Team.
Mobiles: 00 213 (0) 6184.108.40.206 or 00 213 (0) 5220.127.116.11
COURSE: The course of the race will be decided upon by the Adrar League of Sport for All with the Pro organization team.
PARTICIPATION: Open only to non licensees in an association or other sports structure.
ANIMATION : At the level of departure and arrival, DJ animation and with troops of young musicians from the region.
CLASSIFICATIONS: The participants will be classified for both sexes in a general ranking (the first three) and ranking by age categories (the first) without stopwatch.
CATEGORIES OF AGE:
AGE CATEGORIES CLASSIFIED WITHOUT CHRONOMETER.
• A: 18 - 30 years old.
• B: 31 - 40 years old.
• C: 41 - 50 years old.
• D: 51 - 60 years old.
• E: 61 years old and over.
AWARDS: Cups - Medals.
TOURISM: Organization of tours every afternoon in the Wilaya in the Gourara region with the presence of a guide from the Tourist Office.
CULTURE: Each evening entertainment at the place of accommodation with a folk group of the region.
CRAFT: During the period of the 15th Marathon des Dunes, organization, at the place of accommodation, in Timimoun, a Saharan Handicrafts Fair.
CONFERENCES: Conferences will be hosted by national and foreign experts scheduled each evening before the start of the music concerts.
SPECIAL PROGRAM: (NEW YEAR'S EVE). Organization of the celebration for the participants of the 15th Marathon des Dunes with a special program.
ACCOMMODATION: All participants coming from Algiers and abroad will be accommodated at a campsite in Timimoun.
RESTORATION: Catering (breakfast, lunch and dinner) will be provided at the campsite. Traditional meals could be served during outings outside Timimoun.
INTERNAL TRANSPORT: Is insured by bus of the organization. Vehicles will be assigned for television media and journalists. Assistance at Algiers airport and Timimoun airport to welcome participants.