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Master Peachey’s Loop 20180622
22 June 2018 @ 05:00 - 08:00 +03Free
You’ll learn how to train your dragon or your camel.
The 18km loop will be unmarked and you will need to use your navigation skills to get back to the start on your own.
Leave Jeddah 05:00 AM
Reach the Hejaz50#1, and Hejaz50#2 car park at 05:45 AM
Start running 06:00 AM
bring camelback (1.5L MIN of Water ) or Backpack.
1-Take the Mersal Village / Air Base Exit on Makkah / Madina Ring Road:
Start from this point, which is exactly opposite of BUDGET car rental sign (zero odometer here).
Take direction EAST & stay on main Mersal road.
2-After about 3.0 km you pass by Mersal Village – keep going straight.
3- After about 7.0 km you face a high Radio Communication Tower & to the left is a wide Rain Channel.
TURN RIGHT at this point.
4-At around 11.0 km there is a little mosque to the right. Keep going straight without turning.
5-At about 14.0 km turn right at Al Jabri Cattle Farm (you can smell it).
Keep the farm wall to your left.
6-At about 18.2 km the road will fork so take the LEFT branch – (there USED to be a yellow / red sign in Arabic . it is gone now ! careful ol’timers)
7-At about 21.5 km you reach Last XC Car park
8-DO NOT enter usual XC car park but stay on same track following clear marking & chalk till you reach Hejaz50 Car Park & Start Line,