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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  • 09 Jun 21 Top 10 Tips To Raising Money For Charity

    Tom Gallagher highlights some top tips to help fellow RacingThePlanet competitors reach their fundraising goals. 

  • 26 May 21 12 weeks until RacingThePlanet: Georgia

    We are so excited to get back out racing - and what a great place to kick off the post-COVID race calendar! Have a look at the details on the website and let us know if you have more questions ([email protected])

  • 19 May 21 Book a Call with the RacingThePlanet team

    If you would like to know more about RacingThePlanet Ultras you can book a call with a member of the RacingThePlanet team to ask any questions or simply to get an overview of the races. Maybe you want to know: how to get started, will you be able to finish, more about the race format or anything else ...

  • 12 May 21 NEXT RACE - RacingThePlanet: Georgia in August 2021

    Are you ready for an adventure? Check out the itinerary, be inspired by the photos of this undiscovered gem and get signed up! Let us know if you have any questions.

  • 05 May 21 Message from Mongolia

    It is with great sadness that we have postponed the Gobi March. Dalai, our local partner sends this message from Mongolia.

  • 30 Apr 21 Get Inspired to Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone

    Be inspired by the spectacular scenery, local culture, inspiring people and physical challenge of the Namib Race. "It was something I had never done before - it was a wonderful sense of independence".

  • 19 Apr 21 Watch the Recording of the Info Session about RACING IN ANTARCTICA

    If you are thinking of joining The Last Desert (Antarctica) then watching this is a must!

  • 07 Apr 21 Everything you need to know about Racing in Antarctica

    Join our Zoom Info Session on 18 April to find out all about The Last Desert and racing in Antarctica. Click the link to RSVP and get the log in details for the time that best suits you.

  • 27 Mar 21 2021 & 2022 Race Calendar

    Our 2022 race schedule is already in place - have a look at when the races take place in 2022 as well as this year. Take the first step towards the experience of a lifetime!

  • 17 Mar 21 Series of Information Videos to Help You Prepare for a Race

    Find out How to Prepare, What Equipment is Needed and Plan Food & Electrolytes for a 250km Ultra by watching this series of recorded Info Sessions which are on the RacingThePlanet YouTube Channel.


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