The route

Dust Race

The route

The test will begin the morning of Saturday October 19, 2019 in Madrid, where there will be an exit event in which all participants, family, friends and public in general can dismiss the caravan of participants heading south , not without each team passing the technical and security verifications that the organization will carry out.

The route of the Saturday will be free, having to reach the point of regrouping in the South Point, Tarifa. There we will gather all the equipment to dismiss the day while we enjoy a sunset looking face to face to the hostile desert that waits for us on the other side of the strait. After dinner, you will receive your first technical briefing which will give you some technical advices and will remind you how to use the Roadbook. Other indications will also be given that need to embark the following morning. Those teams in the south of the peninsula who wish, will be able to pass the verifications in Tarifa on Saturday afternoon, thus avoiding having to move to the exit in Madrid.

On Sunday 20 we will suffer the first early morning and the first contact with the Roadbook, which will have to familiarize you to get to the port and embark on the ferry. After a few hours of travel and the corresponding time change, we will arrive in Tangier, after crossing the border, start your first stage in African territory. 400km of travel in which we will have our first contact with the complicated Moroccan roads and begin to get into more and more complicated tracks. Following the indications of the roadbook and with the help of our compass, you will have to try to arrive in time to the first camp, not without before overcome some other surprise during the tour. A very hard day where the main obstacle will be to fight fatigue.

During the following days we will enjoy the change of scenery that supposes to delve more and more to the south of Morocco, crossing the most inhospitable places of the arid desert. At each stage we will not only have to fight the stopwatch to get over each of the checkpoints before the set time, but we will have to overcome different sections of regularity, timing, orientation and even, in some stages, the Overcoming special tests that will not be unveiled until the briefing of the previous night.

Finally, on Friday the 25th and, after overcoming the Tizi N’Tichka, the highest road crossing in North Africa, we will reach the finish line in the city of Marrakech. After the celebration we will move with our vehicles to one of the best hotels in the city where we can relax and put on our best gala to enjoy the dinner and the end of the career ceremony with the corresponding award of prizes It’ll lengthen until our tired bodies hold.

The return to Spain will be completely free and have open ferry tickets that can be redeemed until 1 week after the end of the race (if any daring would like to extend their stay in Morocco and do some traditional tourism). You must monitor and care at all times your punished vehicles to face the near 1300km that separate Marrakech from Madrid.


and Go!