Chiswick Woman in Moroccan Desert Race

Benedicte will take part in woman-only rally

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A Chiswick woman will be taking part in the only woman-only off road rally, which will start next month in the Moroccan desert.

Benedicte Clarkson, who has been living in W4 for the past 13 years, will be in one of the 150 teams in the Rallye Aicha des Gazelles. The rally takes place from March 21st-31st, and she will be leaving from Marrakech. To follow the rally, which allows only maps and compass to be used, as GPS is banned, you can look at its website -

Benedicte who is married to Ian, and whose son Sebastian goes to Latymer Upper, will have her own web page where friends and sponsors can follow her progress.

Further information on the rally can be found at: which explains more about this amazing sporting event. And this video also explains it all .

February 10, 2012