The 4 Deserts Ultramarathon Series is widely recognized as the most PRESTIGIOUS FOOTRACE series in the world

The series consists of the Namib Race (Namibia), Gobi March (Mongolia), Atacama Crossing (Chile) and The Last Desert (Antarctica). Competitors in the races traverse 250 kilometers in seven days over rough country terrain with only a place in a tent and water provided. They are supported by highly qualified staff, all with experience in hiking, marathons and ultramarathons, and medical teams specializing in wilderness medicine.

The 4 Deserts Ultramarathon Series

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  • 10 Apr 24 Who is Racing at the Namib Race

    In a few weeks the Namib Race 2024 gets started.  We have an exciting line up of competitors. Find out the stats, the facts, the speedsters and the more.

  • 27 Mar 24 Watch the Racing Namibia Video Series

    In less than one month the next edition of the Namib Race will get started. Watch this fabulous 9-part video series for insight into what is in store for competitors who will take on the race this year.

  • 11 Mar 24 Sustainability and Giving Back

    Since its founding in 2002, RacingThePlanet has continually looked for ways to support the local communities where its races are held, and for ways to stage the races in the most sustainable way.  Read about some of RacingThePlanet's initiatives to make the world a better place.

  • 26 Feb 24 Personal Trainers and Nutritionist

    How to be sure to get to the finish line, check out our experienced personal trainers and nutritionist.

  • 15 Feb 24 Zoom Recording on the Gobi March

    Find out all about the Gobi March - logistics, format, equipment, course and more by listening to a recent Zoom Info Session.

  • 12 Feb 24 Next Race: Namib Race 2024, Sign up Breaking News

    Less than 80 days to the first race of 2024, and it's never too early to sign up for Breaking News.  Don't miss the latest updates from the field.

  • 22 Jan 24 Watch the Zoom Recording of Namib Race Information Session

    If you missed the Zoom Call about the Namib Race, you can watch the recording. Find all about the logisitics, format, course, equipment and more.

  • 05 Jan 24 Tips & Advice from Personal Trainers

    Check out our Youtube channel for Tips & Advice from Personal Trainers who have completed a RacingThePlanet / 4 Deserts Ultramarathon.

  • 29 Dec 23 Start the New Year with an exciting challenge

    Find out more about RacingThePlanet and what it takes to complete a race by watching this Zoom Recording

  • 22 Dec 23 Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

    Wishing all our alumni, competitors, volunteers, medical teams, media teams, friends and family and staff a joyous Holiday Season. Thank you for being part of our lives. We hope to see you in 2024.

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