It's official! The Expedition Ship, Plancius, will set sail from Ushuaia for Antarctica on 21 Nov 2020. The entire race expedition is 12 days and 11 nights.
PRESS RELEASE: Adventurer with Parkinson's, Alex Flynn, takes on the 4 Deserts Grand Slam Plus Ultramarathon Series in 2020
Alex Flynn was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2008 at the age of 36. In 2020, Alex will take on the 4 Deserts Grand Slam Plus – racing 1,250km / 780 miles unsupported on foot across some of the most inhospitable landscapes in the world.
Ashkan Mokhtari is already a legend in the RacingThePlanet family. Not only he has run 25 races, but he has been at the Atacama Crossing 10 times, returning in 2019 to complete it for 11th year.
With the Atacama Crossing less than two months away the blogs are getting interesting - read the updates from Zeana Haroun, Jim Steele, Sarah Opperman and Checkpoint Captain and 4 Deserts Club member Tony Brammer.
Congratulations to Stefan Zuber of Switzerland and Amanda de Kock of South Africa, the champions, and all the competitors!!!
Find out who will be on the start line - and who will be racing for a podium place at the 2019 edition of the Gobi March starting on Sunday, 28 July.
The national broadcasting company of Japan, NHK, made a 2 part documentary on the Gobi March. Enjoy these two 50 minute programes which show the amazing scenery of Mongolia, the competition at the front of the race and the inspiring stories of those further back in the field.
We are excited to have all the 4 Deserts Ultramarathon Series listed by Lonely Planet EPIC RUNS!!! Big thank you to all of you making our races epic!
See who will be on the starting line at the 2019 edition of the Gobi March in Mongolia!
The 2019 edition of the Namib Race has come to an end. Full results, hundreds of photos, some videos, blogs, stage updates and more are on the website. Are you inspired to join the fun in 2020??!!