Date: February 2, 2019
Country: United Arab Emirates
More information: RunBeyond
Race director Mark Buley and friends invited runners to the Desert Trail Backyard Ultra just outside Dubai. This was the first Golden ticket race for 2019. Expectations and the attention from the Backyard Ultra world was high. 37 runners started the grind. Two went past 100 miles and 24 hours. Just before the start of the 25’th lap Rob Jones finally gave up. Mark Haigney ran a last lap and thereby got the Golden ticket to Big’s Backyard Ultra in October.
Excellent race and well done everybody!
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