2018 edition of the iconic MTB desert race will be held on 2nd of March

2018 edition of the iconic MTB desert race will be held on 2nd of March

Event will feature a Desert running event. Registration will be open by the end of 2017.

International Cycling Union confirmed the date of the third edition of Al Adaid Desert Challenge to be on 2nd of March 2018. The XCP – point to point race will again cover the astonishing desert track from Sealine to the one of Qatar’s most impressive natural wonders the “Inland Sea” or Khor Al Adaid. Most of the route will be same, with crossing of sand dunes, soft patches and long hard stretches. 2017 edition forced the organizers to prepare longer and more demanding race for the UCI category.

One of the biggest novelties of the 2018 event will undoubtedly be the desert running event (approximately 33 km), most of it will be held on the same route as cyclists one.

All information will be available on official Facebook page FB.com/aladaid.qa and website aladaid.qa.

Relive the 2017 edition here:

Highlights: https://vimeo.com/207918925

Reportage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMAyqaN8qFQ

Photos: LINK

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