05-Communiqué

Pure Delight…

The Africa Eco Race 2010 got back underway today after a well-deserved rest day at the seaside resort of Agadir.  The timed stage between Agadir and Greid Lareich was beautiful, and generally very fast.  Towards the end of the route, a few dunes made their appearance, without causing any problems…

From the start to the 103 km point, it was vital to follow the headings, while trying to stay on the main route.  Various rocky descents took the competitors to a track which became gradually more sandy, but still very winding.  

Towards the 250 km point, there were some winding routes between the dunes, with the terrain very soft in sections.  To avoid the potential traps of the parallel tracks, it was essential to follow the right direction.

 

Read more: Communiqué N°6