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.

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    This is just one of the insights shared by RacingThePlanet alumni David McAvoy in this feature about his work life as a General Counsel & Compliance Officer for Brickell Biotech, Inc. and the link between extreme endurance events and success in business. Read the full article here. 

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    If you missed our latest zoom session then this is a must watch! Find out everything you need to know about RacingThePlanet: Georgia 250km / 155 mile ultramarathon that will take place on 15-21 August 2021 in the Javakheti region of the beautiful country of Georgia. 

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  • 23 Jun 21 From Zero to 250km Hero in One Year

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  • 16 Jun 21 Are you tough enough to race the world's harshest deserts?

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  • 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 ...


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