Samarathon 2018. The 4th edition of the desert singletrack race returns to the wilderness of the Negev and Southern Arava Desert, to the ancient camel trails, the singletracks of the Israel Bike Trail and the amazing riders village in Timna Park.
3 Full Race Stages that will thoroughly exhaust you but will leave just enough energy to enjoy and recharge like a good biking vacation with friends.
200 tough kilometers away from civilization, in wide horizons of primordial vistas, and close to 40% singletracks skillfully built to give the perfect flow.
A Riders’ village that is an oasis, around the little lake of Timna Park, where you will get everything a marathon racer needs – and whatever is needed to for a desert vacation: shaded and cozy chillout zone, riders’ pub, food, beers, communal fire, live music on Friday night and a million stars above.
RyanAir and Wizzair fly directly from major European airports to Ovda Airport, which is 35 minutes drive from Timna Park. for shuttles try eilatshuttle.com
All other airlines fly to Ben Gurion Tel Aviv airport, which is 3.5 hours drive from Timna Park.
Stage 1 | 69 Km | 920 M | 40% singletracks
Stage 2 | 76 km | 1230 M | 30% Singletracks
Stage 3 | 53 km | 860 M | 25% Singltracks