ATACAMA CROSSING (CHILE) 2020 FEATURES

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
Welcome Everyone here at RacingThePlanet wishes you the best in preparing for the race ahead. We want to see you as fit and healthy as you can possibly be at the start line! The race ahead will be tough. Every competitor will be challenged. Committ ... View More
Welcome  Everyone here at RacingThePlanet wishes you the best in preparing for the race ahead. We want to see you as fit and healthy as you can possibly be at the start line!  The race ahead will be tough. Every competitor will be challen ... View More
Welcome Everyone here at RacingThePlanet wishes you the best in preparing for the race ahead. We want to see you as fit and healthy as you can possibly be at the start line! The race ahead will be tough. Every competitor will be challenged. Committ ... View More
 WOMEN IN MULTISTAGE AND ULTRA RACES Ultra running over the years has been predominately the preserve of male participants. At RacingThePlanet and 4 Desert Ultramarathon Series races we have noticed similar rates of participation, and we usuall ... View More
The 4 Deserts Grand Slam takes place in even numbered years and, therefore, will again take place in 2020 starting with the Namib Race in Namibia. In one calendar year, competitors from all over the world will attempt to complete 4 x 250 kilometer (1 ... 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
After spending 7 days running 155 miles through the desert, sleeping in a tent and eating dehydrated food having not showered for the week racers are usually excited for a burgers, pizzas, beers and showers but above all it is often their families th ... 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