This video recap from the race this month could just have the answer!
Another epic edition of the Atacama Crossing has come to a close - relive the week through the stunning photos by our photographer Onni
Jovica Spajic of Serbia and Deborah Barber of Australia have won the Atacama Crossing, the 15th edition of the race that Time Magazine calls "One of the Top Endurance Races in the World." Competitors in the Atacama Crossing continue to cross the finish line in the Town Square of San Pedro de Atacama in Chile. There are smiles and happiness all around. Pizza and cold drinks are being devoured.
Follow all the LIVE updates from the Atacama Desert during the 15th edition of the Atacama Crossing.
With only 7 days to go, our blogosphere is burning with all the updates that runners post about their experiences and thoughts through their journey at the Atacama Crossing.
Getting closer to the race, we want to dedicate these lines to all that world class people and elements that make this possible: local team, drivers, volunteers, media, doctors, cybertent, campfire, medals, flags. Thank you!
The list of official competitors is final and closed. 88 runners (71% men, 29% women) will be representing 25 countries. See the full list to see the names of the brave ones.
At the final stretch to the Atacama Crossing 2019, runners, volunteers and staff are preparing their final details and getting very, VERY, excited.
The course of the Atacama Crossing is much more than just a 250km track in the dessert. Filled with geological, natural and cultural details, you will be in awe in each of the six stages.
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.