100 km du Senegal

6. Edition

from Saturday 16 March to Friday 22 March 2019

A race leg, 100 km in four days in various areas of Senegal becomes an opportunity to learn about places and people in one of the most characteristic country of Africa. An intense program full of emotions, the visit of the beautiful areas of Senegal that will bring you to a true moment of contact with the people and their places of living. In a land of unique and fascinating nature, wild and vivid color, inhabited by a population nice and gentle with a friendly character.

The Event

Dip in the heart of Africa with all its beauty and its contrasts. All this, combined with the passion for racing, are the ingredients of this program that will certainly leave an indelible mark even among the most experienced runners, used to run at all latitudes.

The locationá:
270 km north of Dakar, St. Louis is located, quiet colonial town north of the country, on the border with Mauritania, Senegal situated where the river flows into the Atlantic.
Here the Langue de Barbarie, thin strip of sand separating the ocean from the river, marks the fleuve, a beautiful lagoon waterways, unique in its kind.
St. Louis was in the 30s and 40s an important base of the French postal airlines, with the aircraft from France, used the town as the last stage before the big "jump" over the ocean, to the South America. In the hotels of the city, particularly on the island in the river, you can still breathe a little of that atmosphere.
The landscape around St. Louis, is characterized by the African savannah, acacia and baobabs, which gradually replaces the desert.

The trip:
The miles of bus transfer from Dakar to St Louis will be a real chance of contact with the real Senegal, crossing the villages, colorful markets on the road and the changing of the landscape, make the journey pleasant and various. The 50 years old hotel of colonial architecture, located on the river island in the center of the city, with great service and a well maintained kitchen.


Charity project Senegal

Open a bank account to collect funds to finance some initiatives of solidarity villages crossed by the race.

Zito Adriano-Progetti SolidarietÓ Senegal
n░ conto: 0032-002023264 Banca Popolare dell'Emilia- Ag. 5
IBAN: IT28R0538712905000002023264

Questa Ŕ una competizione qualificata per l'ammissione alla UTMB 2012 e vale 1 punto

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