We are excited to announce that we will have a team of women from Afghanistan competing at 250km Ultramarathon, RacingThePlanet: Georgia!!   Completing an ultramarathon is an extreme challenge even with the best preparation. For three athletes ... View More
Georgia’s diverse landscape provides plenty of opportunities for a tour before or after your race experience. Steeped in history and tradition, cultural, adventure and gastronomical tours are all on offer, enriching your experience of the fasci ... View More
There has always been a buzz around the big announcement for the next RacingThePlanet Ultramarathon and when the small country of Georgia, surrounded by the Caucasus mountain range, was revealed to be the new location for 2020 the excitement was no d ... View More
Tbilisi is the host city for the next RacingThePlanet Ultramarathon: Georgia, The Great Caucasus 2020. East meets west in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia and the country’s largest city with a population of 1.5 million people. Founded in the 5th ... View More
What would make you want to run 250 kilometres in a desert? This is possibly the most common reaction of friends and family when someone decides to run a RacingThePlanet race! The reasons people take part in multi-stage races in deserts around th ... 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
WOMEN IN MULTISTAGE / 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 usually have b ... 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