Running in Morocco

Why trail run in Morocco

Morocco offers a diverse range of trail running options, from the high Atlas Mountains to the sand dunes of the Sahara desert. The country’s rich culture and history also make it a popular destination for trail runners.

When to trail run in Morocoo

The best time to trail run in Morocco is during the spring and fall seasons, from April to June and September to November, when the weather is mild and the trails are typically dry.

Popular trail running cities in Morocco

Some popular trail running cities in Morocco include Marrakech, Ouarzazate, and Imlil. These cities offer access to a variety of trails, including those in the surrounding mountains and deserts.

Run travel in Morocco

Run Adventures in Morocco

Rogue Expeditions – Run Morocco: Backroads of the Atlas – During this 9-day run adventure, take on six guided runs that take you through the Atlas Mountains in Morocco, including the rugged trails and shepherd paths in secluded valleys where life continues on much as it has for centuries. From high-altitude trails to terraced valleys, this is a travel adventure as much as it is a trip through time.

Rogue Expeditions – Run Morocco: Gorges & Sahara – Take in all of the wonders of North Africa with this 10-day run adventure in Morocco as you go from Marrakech markets and the snow-capped High Atlas mountains to ancient kasbahs and giant sand dunes in the Sahara.

Run The World Adventures – Atlas to Sahara – Cross the Atlas mountains from North to South like a true Berber in this 7-day Morocco run adventure.

Morocco run travel in 2023

See the currently announced run travel events happening in Morocco in 2023.

Bucket list trail races in Morocco

Bucket list trail races in Morocco include the Toubkal Trail, which takes place on the slopes of the Toubkal mountain, and the Marathon des Sables, which takes place in the Sahara desert.

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