2nd Transomania | 10 Years of Experience with Hardest Trails in the World

10 Years of Experience with Hardest Trails in the World

2nd Transomania

2nd Transomania

 

January 24th – January 31st 2016

This is our latest grand challenge brought to you by Raid Sahara Organisation. It takes place in the country where we’ve already organized 8 events and we are well familiar with the terrain. This time we will make the “coast to coast” raid – passing through the mountains elevating above the Indian Ocean.

We will start the race from the White beach at the northern coast and finish it off at the west coast on the still wild fishermen’s and turtles’ beach.

Distances

You can choose among three different lengths on the same track:

  • 285 km Non stop in max. 100 hours
  • 200 km Non stop in 75 hours
  • 130 km Non stop in 50 hours

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Landscapes

We will pass through three different types of landscape:

  • 80 km of mountains
  • 60 km of canyons
  • 145 km of sand dunes and wadis (track through the desert)

Meeting Point and Bivouacs

We will meet and part at the Majan Hotel (5 *****) where we are well accepted on all of our raids in Muscat. If you want to meet us directly at departure point, please let us know. It is also possible to book an extra night stay at the Majan hotel or at the Safari camp at your request.

5 bivouacs will be set up for you – at departure point and on the track for you to refill your supplies or have rest:

at departure (0 km) on White Beach – one day for acclimatisation where we will control your obligatory equipment and calories

  • in Wadi Bani Khalid at km 82
  • in Safari Camp at km 154
  • in Wahiba Dunes Camp at km 200
  • at arrival on Imlil Beach at km 285

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Visa and Formalities

Very practical – Visas will be issued at the airport upon our arrival in Muscat.

Briefing

Before start, we will brief you with the necessary information and check if you have the required medication and equipment.

It is a part of the application form and we will not allow you to run without checking it.

Calories and Drop Bag

Each runner must have 6000 calories in total, and the control must justify before departure.

Each runner has the option on the 285 km to file a drop bag with extra 2000 calories : 4000 departure + 2000 calories on drop bag – No drop bag for 200 km and 130 km races

Compulsory equipment

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  • Mattress – Sleeping bag
  • hydration system (flasks or bag) holding min. 3 liters
  • survival blanket
  • signalizing mirror
  • whistle
  • 2 head lamp
  • 2 sets of spare batteries
  • lighter
  • small first aid kit
  • one role of elastic band (min. 1 m)
  • compass
  • pocket knife
  • 3 Cyalum (glow sticks)
  • 2 paper tissues

Preparation tips

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Shoes

  • at least one and a half size bigger than your usual size;
  • bring your shoes with you in the airplane cabin (you can never know if your baggage will get lost)

Feet

  • – bring feet care products
  • – bring thread and needles, eodin, plasters, 2 cm double layer elastic bandage, scissors, compresses …
  • – take povidone-iodine antiseptic bath (eg. Betadine) 10 days before;

Friction

Bring an elastic band for each critical areas (shoulders, thighs, crotch, toes … )

Supplies and 12 Check points

Cold water app. every 25 km
Hot water – coffee at the 5 bivouacs
you are obliged to leave each check point (CP) with 3 liters of water

PK
Name
Kilometers
Remaining
ECART
TOTAL
Departureprologue4.5279285
CP1wall122717.5285
CP2Tours3524823285
Free2Village60223285
CP3col64.421929.4285
CP4WBK83200
17.6285
CP5cross11317031285
CP6Mosque13415021285
CP7Safari Camp15412920285
CP8arbre18210028285
CP9dunes2087526285
CP10épicerie2354827285
CP11dunes2641929285
Arrival2850285

The Route –  January 2014

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Non Stop program or 6 steps

Tracking – satellite tag – follow live

For those who wish we will provide you the GPS file: GPX –  KMZ

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More than a race – an ADVENTURE!

 And the adventure continues in Jordan:

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