100 km du Senegal, in 5 stages:
For Runner's
the first a night / night prologue of 5 km around, the second 20 km on the sand and on the ocean shore, the third , of 20 km in the middle of the African Sahel and the fourth a marathon of 42 km. between the Sahel and the sea. The last stage in the only sand dune areas of all Senegal
For Walkers : 5 + 11 + 11 + 21 km.


The 100km du Senegal is also a wonderful journey.
The first two nights we sleep at the Lodge Chez Salim on the Pink Lake.
3 nights in St Louis at the Campement Ocean & Savannahs and the last night in Lompoul at a permanent tented camp Ecolodge with 2 and 4 seater tents (www.ecolodge-senegal.com)


Fully marked route using high visibility tables, bows and flags and is patrolled by the organization's medical and technical assistance.
In case of need it will be possible to be recovered and transported to the camp

What is missing for the next edition


The Race,

100km du Senegal,

This are the


Registration with flight from Italy included
+ €60,00 agency
  • Flight Milano-Dakar
  • Transfer bus and 4x4
  • 2 nights Chez Salim
  • 3 nights Ocean & Savane
  • 1 nights tent camp
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner in all types of hotel accommodation and tented camps
  • Medical assistance
  • Technical assistance
  • Tourist assistance
  • Insurance

NO Flight

Complete program without flight
+ €60,00 agency
  • Transfer bus e 4x4
  • 2 nights Chez Salim
  • 3 nights Ocean & Savane
  • 1 nights tented camp
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner in all types of hotel accommodation and tented camps
  • Medical Assistance
  • Technical assistance
  • Tourist assistance
  • Insurance

Race Registration

Runners and Walkers
BIB Number
  • BIB Number
  • tecnical T-shirt
  • Cap with veil
  • Technical assistance
  • Medical assistance in competition (with Italian doctors)
  • Refreshment
  • Medal
  • Finisher T-shirt

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100km du Senegal,

Saturday 14 March 2020


  • 11, 50 Departure from Milan, via Madrid for applicants for the IBERIA flight program
  • 9:40 pm arrival in Dakar, organization assistance at the airport and transfer to Lake Rosa (1 hour approx) at Lodge Chez Salim and overnight stay

Sunday 15 March 2020

5 km prologue at night

  • Alarm clock and free breakfast
  • 11.00 am technical checks and bib distribution
  • 1.00 pm lunch at the Lodge restaurant and free afternoon
  • 7.30 pm departure of night prologue on the sand and on the ocean shore
  • 9.00 pm dinner at the Lodge and overnight stay in a tented camp

Monday, 16 March 2020

2nd stage Km 20 (walkers 10 km)

  • 6.30 am Breakfast
  • 8.30 am start of the race
  • 1.00 pm Lunch, and transfer by bus to Campement Ocean & Savane (time 2 hours) accommodation in 2/3 bungalows / 4 places
  • Dinner and overnight

Tuesday 17 March 2020

3rd stage 21 km (walkers 11 km)

  • 6.30 am Breakfast
  • 7.30 am transfer to the departure area (approximately 1 hour)
  • 8.30 am race start
  • Lunch organized at the arrival of the stage with the possibility of a cold shower < li> Afternoon free for the visit (optional but strongly recommended) of St. Louis
  • 8.00 pm dinner and overnight

Wednesday 18 March 2020

4th stage 42 km (walkers 21)

  • 6.00 am Breakfast
  • 7.30 am Start of the race
  • 1.00 pm lunch buffet
  • Relaxing afternoon
  • 20.00 pm dinner at the restaurant and overnight
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Thursday 19 March 2020

5th stage 13 km

  • 6.30 am Alarm and breakfast
  • 8.00 am Departure transfer by bus to Lompoul (3 hours)
  • 1.00 pm Lunch at the tented camp
  • 5.00 pm last departure stop
  • 20.00 hours dinner and final party, award ceremony at the tented camp
  • Overnight stay

Friday 20 March 2020


  • Transfer to the airport in Dakar in time for the return flight to Italy

Following some


  • What documents do I need to travel? Passport

  • Do you need vaccinations? No

  • What is the official currency in Senegal, I need money in the tender? CFA Franc

  • All right the SIM card (for mobile) Italian? No, better to buy a local SIM

  • Where is Senegal, in Africa? Senegal is located on the west coast of Africa, bordered to the south by Mauritania, to the east by Mali and to the south by Guinea Bissau and New Guinea.


  • What is the official language? French.

  • In which area of ​​Senegal does the race take place? It takes place mostly in the north, in the area of ​​St Louis and for a stop at Lake Rosa, not far from Dakar.

  • What is the climate like? Warm, quite humid

  • How are the temperatures? They vary depending on the time, between 25 and 35 degrees.

  • What time zone is it? There is one hour less difference than in Italy GMT 0

  • What is the terrain? Sandy slopes alternating with more compact stretches in the north, beaten earth and sand at the Rosa lake.

  • Which animals can you meet along the way? Animals mostly domestic: donkeys, cows and sheep.

  • Will we pass through villages? Yes

  • 1. What is the mandatory material? 1 liter of water (minimum quantity), mineral salts, survival cloth, lighter, whistle.

  • How is the route reported? With fluorescent orange bows and arrows

  • Where do I put waste along the way? The waste must be kept with you, in your backpack or racing pouch and be thrown away for refreshment.

  • What will be in the restaurants? Water, tea, fruit, biscuits

  • Is GPS useful? It can be useful to adjust your pace or keep records of stages. It is not necessary to orient yourself in the race, as the stages are completely marked and monitored by our vehicles

  • Does the phone take along the way? No

  • To take part in the competition, do I need a medical certificate of competitive fitness? Yes

  • Should I sign up for a personal insurance? Integrating the planned basic insurance is recommended.

  • Are there any Zitoway Staff along the way? Yes, several 4x4s and quads, including the medical service, follow the race from start to finish.

  • Is there internet in the accommodation? Yes

  • Which plug (adapter) do I need to load the devices in the lodge? The plugs in Senegal are of the C / D / E / K type. The European ones are needed.

  • What do you eat with meals? There is a discreet variety of food: chicken, fish, vegetables, rice, soups, bread.

  • I have food needs what can I do? They must report to the Born2Run agency that will inform the facilities

  • I would like to extend the trip and stay a few days in Senegal, who can I contact? Is it possible to ask the Born2Run agency for any extensions

  • What are the best shoes for running the 100km du Senegal? The terrain is quite varied. Recommended shoes with a fairly structured trail, possibly with the possibility of fixing anti-sand gaiters. It is advisable to buy a larger size, as the foot tends to swell with high temperatures.

  • And which socks are better? Excellent stockings with separate fingers to prevent blisters

  • Need gaiters? Gaiters help a little, but don’t completely solve the problem in sandy stretches

  • How should I dress for the race? In the morning it can be cool, but as the sun rises the temperatures rise and then shorts are fine; watch out for sunburn though! T-shirt better than tank tops and high protection cream for those with fair skin. Recommended hat with veil.

  • I do the 100km as a RUNNER: Are the poles useful? No.

  • Is the rubbing cream useful? Yes

  • How do I prevent blisters? The ideal is to use appropriate stockings; those with separate fingers work very well. Compeed type patches can be useful and also have a shoe a little more abundant than the number we usually wear.

  • In the evening, how is the best way to treat / clean feet? It is essential to wash your feet perfectly to remove very fine sand that infiltrates everywhere and creates friction. A protective cream can be very useful.

  • What can I put in an emergency kit suitable for the areas? A broad-spectrum antibiotic, an anti-diarrhea, lactic ferments (the lodge is a 4-star hotel that offers hygienic conditions of European level , but the long journey and the different climatic conditions can sometimes cause some gastro-intestinal disturbance), an anti-pyretic (Tachipirina), a painkiller (Brufen, Oki or similar). There is however 24-hour medical assistance for the entire duration of the race.

  • I wear contact lenses, are there any contraindications? Sand can cause discomfort to those who wear contact lenses. The use of glasses or a frequent washing / changing of lenses is recommended.
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