Mohamad Ahansal

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Mohamad Ahansal
Personal information
NationalityMorocco
Born (1973-01-01) January 1, 1973 (age 45)
[Zagora[Morroco]]
Sport
SportUltramarathon

Mohamad Ahansal (born January 1, 1973) to a nomadic family near Zagora in the Sahara desert is a Moroccan ultramarathon runner best known for his 5 wins of the Marathon De Sables and has taken part in it 21 times[1] His first victory in this race came in 1995. His brother Lahcen has won the race 10 times. He first started running at the age of 17[2]

Mohamad has also run many half-marathons and full marathons. He holds the Guinness World Records title for the fastest crossing of the desert[3] and has the podium record for the Marathon De Sables (MDS) 16 times out of 19 entries.

In 2010, he won the Marathon des Sables in achieving a flawless, winning all the steps!Sahara and mountains in Chile, Mohamad won the Volcano Marathon in 2013, on an elevation of 4500m.

In 2015 he and his brother created their own ultramarathon in Morocco, the Trans Atlas Marathon. Mohamad Ahansal lives in the German city of Ingolstadt and runs for MTV Ingolstadt.

Accomplishments[edit]

  • Marathon De Sables - 5 Time Winner
  • Volcano Marathon - Winner 2013
  • Silk Road Ultra Marathon - Winner 2016

Half Marathon marathon[bewerken][edit]

  • 1999: 4th Berlin Half Marathon - 1:05.49
  • 2004: 4the Ingolstadt Half Marathon - 1:10.14
  • 2007: Ingolstadt Half Marathon - 1:12.09
  • 2009: 5th Ingolstadt Half Marathon - 1:12.04
  • 2009: 4th Regensburg Half Marathon - 1:12.05

Marathon[edit]

  • 2000: Davos Marathon - 3:04.33,1
  • 2001: 9th Jungfrau Marathon - 3:07.40,2
  • 2001: Munich Marathon - 2:28.37
  • 2002: 8th Jungfrau Marathon - 3:08.35,8
  • 2002: Davos Marathon - 3:09.00,3
  • 2003: 13th Jungfrau Marathon - 3:21.09,0
  • 2005: Davos Marathon - 3:12.53
  • 2005: Menden Marathon - 2:39.12
  • 2006: 32nd Jungfrau Marathon - 3:35.33,2
  • 2007: 11th Jungfrau Marathon - 3:16.28,2
  • 2007: 7th Luxembourg Marathon - 2:38.31
  • 2007: 4th Triesenberg Marathon - 3:14.50,2
  • 2007: 6th Riffelberg Marathon - 3:20.44,3
  • 2009: Van Boise Marathon - 2:43.25
  • 2010: 6th Regensburg Marathon - 2:36.48
  • 2011: Kourci Dial Zaid Marathon - 3:10.45

Ultramarathon[edit]

  • 1998: Marathon des Sables - 16:22.29 (220 km)
  • 2001: Swiss Alpine in Davos (78 km) - 6:09.51
  • 2007: Swiss Alpine in Davos (78 km) - 6:19.57
  • 2008: Marathon des Sables - 19:27.46 (245 km)
  • 2009: Marathon des Sables - 16:27.26 (202 km)
  • 2010: Marathon des Sables - 19:45.08 (250 km)

Cross-Country[edit]

  • 2002: 5th Hornlauf in Kitzbühel - 1:04.14
  • 2003: Zugspitz Extremberglauf in Ehrwald - 2:16.17,5
  • 2005: Zugspitz Extremberglauf in Ehrwald - 2:03.46,7
  • 2007: Zugspitz Extremberglauf in Ehrwald - 1:46.28

References[edit]

  1. ^ "I Run 4 Hope Interview with Mohamad Ahansal". I Run 4 Ultra. 2016-05-05. Retrieved 2018-02-07.
  2. ^ "The Desert Express: A Profile Of Mohamad Ahansal". www.irunfar.com. Retrieved 2018-02-07.
  3. ^ "Mohamad Ahansal - I Run 4 Ultra". I Run 4 Ultra. Retrieved 2018-02-08.