Two members of the police staff protecting French President Sarkozy Frédéric Douth (L) and Michel Gregory cross the oasis of Jdaid, during the third stage of the 26th edition of the "Marathon des ... more 
Two members of the police staff protecting French President Sarkozy Frédéric Douth (L) and Michel Gregory cross the oasis of Jdaid, during the third stage of the 26th edition of the "Marathon des Sables" (Sand Marathon) on April 6, 2011, some 300 kms south of Ouarzazate, in Morocco. The Desert Marathon is considered as the hardest in the World with some 840 participants walking and running 150 miles (250 Kms) over 7 days in the Moroccan Sahara desert. AFP PHOTO/ PIERRE VERDY (Photo credit should read PIERRE VERDY/AFP/Getty Images) less 
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