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ATACAMA CROSSING (CHILE) 2020 FEATURES

Sarah Oppermann, Ireland / Stage wins: 2 / Finishing Position: 5th Female 24th Overall/ Finishing Time: 39 hours 37mins 45 What and where: The Atacama Crossing (by RacingThePlanet) is a 250km, six stage self-supported race. Carrying all you need for ... View More
Get a first-hand view of the Atacama Crossing. Read Nick Coyle's journey through the race in 2019 through his blog here.     ... View More
What’s not to love about this iconic race, in the driest of the deserts in the 4 Deserts Race Series and the world! The Atacama Desert is situated in the north of Chile and some areas have never been known to receive even a drop of rainfall s ... View More
Dean Karnazes of the United States, the famed "Ultramarathon Man",  completed all 4 Deserts Ultramarathons (4 x 250km ultras) in one calendar year (2008), becoming the first person to complete the 4 Deserts Grand Slam. Read about the indivi ... View More
“The most chilled town I've ever visited” said two-time 4 Deserts competitor and three-time volunteer Natasha. “It hasn't changed much since the first time I was there 11 years to when I volunteered for 4 Deserts more recentl ... View More
The Atacama desert is characterized by an array of geomorphological formations that define part of the beauty of this amazing place. During the race you will see some of the most characteristic and important formations so it’s worth knowing abo ... View More
  To give your friends or family members a better idea of your time at the Atacama Crossing, take a look at the RacingThePlanet Experience for Friends & Family. Contact us at [email protected] if you have any questions.  ... View More
    The Atacama Crossing 2020 is one of four races in the 4 Deserts Grand Slam. Find out what it takes to attempt to complete 4 x 250 kilometer (155 mile) ultramarathons across the world's most forbidding landscapes and in the most ex ... View More
Over the years we have seen an increasing number of women taking part at RacingThePlanet and 4 Deserts ultras. Though we've not seen a woman winning a race (yet) we're sure it's just a matter of time. Read more here: Women in Multistage and Ultra ... View More
    RacingThePlanet and our friends at Unbound Running have put together some training plans to help you with your preparation. There are three levels available: Beginner Intermediate Advanced Good luck with your training! ... View More