The Atlas Mountain Race, sponsored by PEdALED, is a fixed route, unsupported, single-stage cycling race from Marrakesh to the Atlantic coast…
Event photo by Lian van Leeuwen
The Atlas Mountain Race is a fixed route, unsupported, single-stage cycling race that starts in Marrakesh, crosses the Moroccan Atlas before taking riders through the Anti-Atlas and on to Agadir. The clock does not stop and there are no prizes. It follows gravel, single and double track and old colonial pistes that have long been forgotten and fallen into disrepair. There is very little tarmac. There is some walking, and at times there is great distances between resupply points.
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