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  With 16 past champions -- who have a total of 22 RacingThePlanet ultramarathon victories between them -- competing in this year’s Namib Race, April’s Race of Champions is looking to be one of the series’ most competitive y ... 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 4 Deserts race! The reasons people take part in multi-stage races in deserts arou ... View More
AIMP Coaching helped Hichame Moubarak from Qatar to prepare for his first race in the 4 Deserts Grand Slam 2018.  In the Weekly Word PodCast Chris Hauth interviewed Hichame Moubarak going deep into his build and experience of the first of h ... View More
Dean Karnazes, winner of the Atacama Crossing in 2008 and the first person to complete the 4 Deserts Grand Slam. Juan Vicente Garcia Beneito, the only man to have won all 4 Deserts Ultramarathons in the same year. Kevin Lin, who met his Running the ... View More
COUCH TO 250KM – DOCTOR TAKES ON NAMIBIAN DESERT Think you couldn’t run 250km through the desert carrying all your own food and clothes for seven days? Ruth Upsdell, trainee rural hospital and urgent care doctor at Central Otago&rsquo ... View More
The Skeleton Coast National Park is part of the Namib Desert - considered the oldest desert on Earth – which runs along more than one third of the length of Namibia protecting the coast line running south from the very north near Angola. The la ... View More
Namibia is a jewel of a country. Swakopmund is a sparkle in the jewel. You couldn’t ask for a better host town for a 4 Deserts Race than Swakopmund. Swakopmund is the host city for the 4 Deserts, Namib Race (Namibia). It’s a great ... View More
POST RACE REFLECTIONS 9th May 2018 08:15 I love my medal and I loved the week. It has been wonderful. I can safely say I enjoyed (almost) every step of the way.  Some of my highlights from the week are running along the Atlant ... View More