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Marathon Des Sables Expo 2016
Sat 22 October 2016, 08:30 – 17:30 BST
The 5th annual UK MdS Expo date has now been confirmed for 22nd October 2016 at the IET in central London, situated on the Embankment next to the Savoy Hotel, a few minutes walk from either Waterloo or Charing Cross mainline and Embankment tube stations.
The Expo offers a series of talks, seminars and workshops to select from, with experts and experienced MdS runners, to give you a days immersion into all things MdS. You will walk away with a comprehensive understanding of your undertaking and what you need to complete the MdS with the least amount of pain and anxiety, replaced with lots of “best practice” advice and confidence to get you over the finish line. The information is aimed at the first timer through to those who set their performance sights high and additionally, we will have a larger range of kit and training exhibitors who will be selling their MdS specific wares.
If this wasn’t enough to make a good day great, all registered 2017 UK / Irish runners who attend the day will be picking up a WAA MdS backpack which retails at €189 as our gift to you. Sorry - if you are not a registered entrant for 2017, you will not be eligible for the backpack.
We are delighted to confirm that in addition to some world class speakers, you will have the chance to speak to experts in nutrition, training and experienced MdS runners.
Also - if you are resident and registered in the UK (or Ireland) with RunUltra for the 2017 MdS, you will be able to attend this event for free. We ask you to pay a refundable £50 registration fee to reserve your place - this will be refunded within 7 days of the event. If you are not entering the 2017 MdS or are not resident in the UK and have not registered with RunUltra - please select the "Visitor - non-refundable ticket" option.