The Moroccan, Mohammed El Morabity, won the 3rd stage of the Marathon of the Sands tournament. The time stopped at 03h 11min 27sec. Rachid, his older brother came 2nd for 03h 14min 08sec. He is ahead of another Moroccan, Aziz Yachou, 3rd with a time of 03 h 14min 10sec. 02 seconds apart. Course of 13 km of dunes. The winner of the third stage said that his performance will allow him to successfully complete the fourth stage. A journey of 37.1km the longest marathon. According to him, the winner of this race will have a strong chance of winning the Marathon of the Sands. For his part, Rachid El Morabity said that Tuesday’s stage was less hard and less tiring. Compared to Monday’s, the day before in terms of race surfaces. The aim is to start the « Long » in good physical condition. Rachid explained with his point of view that he decided to reduce his pace during the 2nd and 3rd stages. He saves effort to take the next stages in hand. The course and distance of the 4th stage, commonly called « the Long », have not yet been revealed by the organizers of the 35th edition of the Marathon of the Sands, in Morocco.