Doha, - The Samla Desert Extreme Trek will kick off on Thursday and run untill 10th of April .
The third edition of the race that spans 200km and focuses on the remote and culturally rich locations.
Prize money of more than QR1m will be given away to the winners with QR500,000 for the first place, the second ranked 300,000 and the third 200,000. Competitors who end up in places between 4th and 10th will be rewarded with QR75,000.
Samla is a Qatari traditional word that stands for persistence, patience, and challenge.
The race will take competitors through 10 main different stages. Challenges vary from running, swimming, cycling and dunes challenges.
Competitors have to succeed in each level to move on to the next. It will be held in the desert starting from Sealine region and ending in Khor Al Adid. (QNA)
Source: Qatar News Agency