Marathon Des Sables Medical Certificate

Our Marathon Des Sables Pre-Event Screens will ensure you make it do the start line in peak condition and give you the peace of mind that it’s safe to compete.

Fit to Compete

Renowned as the toughest footrace on earth, the Marathon des Sables tests human endurance to it’s limits. An arduous multi-stage race in the hostile environment of the Sahara Desert. The demands of the event require that competitors are fit to take part.

Helping you reach peak condition

Our thorough assessment at our Parsons Green Clinic can help to:

Identify any underlying conditions that may make it unsafe to compete in the Marathon des Sables

Help people with existing medical conditions participate in the event

Identify training error that may predispose to injury.

Optimise training and competition performance

A comprehensive assessment

Your Marathon des Sables Medical Involves:

Full Medical History

Review of Training and Diet

Examination of the heart and lungs

Blood Pressure check

Electrocardiogram (ECG)

Musculoskeletal Examination


Same Day Booking

Our Pre-Event Screen will help make sure that you have the confidence that you can safely complete one of the toughest races on the planet.

Marathon des Sables Medical Certificate £125 includes copies of results and all documentation required.

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