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Morocco Weekend Challenge

Bike 58km

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Morocco’s Atlas Mountains separate the Mediterranean and Atlantic coastlines from the Sahara desert. Conquer the dramatic vistas as you mountain bike, run and hike through the landscape and cosy up beneath incredible Berber tents at night, sampling the best of local hospitality.

How to enter the Morocco Weekend Challenge

  1. Hike/Run, Bike

    Bike 58km
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Morocco Weekend Challenge route

The Challenge

  • Disciplines: Hike/run, Bike
  • Total Distance: 58km
  • Elevation Gain: 2,100m
  • Capacity: 150


Arrive Marrakech and transfer to Agafay Desert
Registration, briefing and lunch
The IGO Morocco Challenge Stage 1: mountain bike into camp
Afternoon activities
Campfire, dinner and bed


Breakfast in camp
The IGO Morocco Challenge Stage 2: hike/run
Evening celebrations in camp
Camp overnight


Breakfast in camp
Yoga and hike out of camp
Transfers to Marrakech Airport

Event Details

What’s Included


  • Return transfers from Marrakech Airport
  • 2 nights accommodation in canvas tents (based on 4 sharing) including memory foam mattresses
  • Full board. Locally sourced, organic food from Friday lunchtime to Sunday breakfast inclusive
  • Wilderness skills and bushcraft workshop
  • Event-specific training plan
  • Fully signposted & supported route
  • Medical and physio support
  • Timing tracker (Competitors)
  • Walking guide & sweeper as backstop
  • Photography
  • Activities in camp
  • Mountain bikes for the Challenge (participants can bring their own)
  • Traditional music & entertainment
  • Celebratory drink at the finish line on Saturday
  • Technical t-shirt and welcome pack
  • Finishers medal and wristband

Do I need to bring my own equipment?

No – we will provide mountain bikes and helmets. You can of course bring your own bike and / or helmet if you wish but you are responsible for transporting these to and from Morocco. If you are planning on doing this please let us know.

Will I be able to have a shower?

Yes, in Morocco we have showers in camp. We can’t always guarantee the water will be hot – but even a quick rinse is welcome in this environment!

Where do we sleep?

In a beautiful camp with typical canvas tents under the stars.

What do we eat?

Igo will provide your main meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sometimes this will be freeze dried food and sometimes tagines. It is up to you to bring personal snacks, energy bars and electrolytes to supplement your meals on the course. Don’t bring chocolate – it will melt in the moroccan heat!

Morocco Weekend Challenge weather forecast

Overcast throughout the day.

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IconLight breeze possible, up to 5mph

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