LIVE Coverage of Atacama Crossing (Chile) 2020
Pre Race Breaking News
Breaking news is posted when the race is LIVE. The first Pre-Race breaking news for the Atacama Crossing 2020 will be added on Friday, 25 September 2020. You can sign u...
Thu, 2 April 2020 at 16:00
Stage 6 Breaking News
Breaking news for the final stage of the Atacama Crossing 2020 will be added Saturday 3rd October...
Fri, 3 April 2020 at 10:18
Post Race Breaking News
The post race breaking news for the Atacama Crossing 2020 will be posted on Sunday 4th October...
Fri, 3 April 2020 at 10:29
Stage 1 Breaking News
Breaking news for the first stage of the Atacama Crossing 2020 will be added on Sunday, 27 Septemeber 2020. ...
Wed, 1 April 2020 at 16:19
Stage 2 Breaking News
Breaking news for the second stage of the Atacama Crossing 2020 will be added Monday 28th September...
Fri, 3 April 2020 at 10:08
Stage 3 Breaking News
Breaking news for the third stage of the Atacama Crossing 2020 will be added Tuesday 29th September...
Fri, 3 April 2020 at 10:12
Stage 4 Breaking News
Breaking news for the fourth stage of the Atacama Crossing 2020 will be added Wednesday 30th September...
Fri, 3 April 2020 at 10:13
Stage 5 Breaking News
Breaking news for the fifth stage of the Atacama Crossing 2020 will be added Thursday 1st October...
Fri, 3 April 2020 at 10:15
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13 Apr 2020
The Atacama Crossing Starts on Sunday 27 September 2020. The Pre-Race Stage Updates will be posted on Friday, 25 and Saturday, 26 September 2020 at approximately 9pm local time in Chile each day. In the meantime you may be interested in the following information about the race: Atacama Crossing 2020 Itinerary Photos from previous editions of the Atacama Crossing A short video documentary from the Atacama Crossing Competitors in the Atacama Crossing that are taki... View All
A Run in the Woods ...27th June 2020
A Run in the Woods (Part 1) My last posting was about walking in the woods. And, as much as I like a good walk, and, as much as I know that I will spend a good deal of the Atacama Crossing walking, I am trai...
Posted By: Robert Ripley | 0 Comments
One year to go.... ...22nd November 2019
One year to go .... and I'm injured! No running for me a the moment, I guess I did a little too much running this year, a couple of hundred milers and a few other ultra's ... and now the achilles arn't happy. So currentl...
Posted By: John Howard | 2 Comments
Sarah Opperman's Atacama Crossing (Chile) 2019 Race Report
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 ...Share
Atacama Crossing 2020: What’s not to love?
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 ...Share
The Atacama Crossing 2020 Grand Slam and Grand Slam Plus Hopefuls
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 ...Share
San Pedro de Atacama - What an Amazing Place
“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 ...Share
The Geological Wonders of Atacama
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 ...Share
RacingThePlanet Experience for Friends & Family
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. ...Share
Atacama Crossing - Part of the 4 Deserts Grand Slam (and Grand Slam Plus)
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 ...Share
Women in Multistage and Ultra Races
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 ...Share