ITINERARY FOR THE NAMIB RACE (NAMIBIA) 2020

Host Town

SWAKOPMUND, NAMIBIA

The best way to get to the host town is:

STEP 1: Fly into Johannesburg (or Cape Town) in South Africa

STEP 2: Fly from Johannesburg (or Cape Town) to Walvis Bay in Namibia. Walvis Bay is about 50kms / 31 miles from Swakopmund and will take about 40 minutes by car. 

Monday, 2 November

Volunteers arrive (any time) to the host town

Volunteers stay overnight in the host town

Tuesday, 3 November

Volunteer training (all day)

Competitors arrive (any time) to the host town and stay overnight

Priority Check-In for the 4 Deserts Club members (time to be confirmed)

Wednesday, November 4

Competitor Briefing (compulsory for ALL competitors)

Competitor Check-In: administrative, medical and equipment review.

Departure for Camp 1

Thursday, November 5

Start / Stage 1 – The Salt Pans

Friday, November 6

Stage 2 – Into the Dunes

Saturday, November 7

Stage 3 – Crossing the Desert to Moon Valley

Sunday, November 8

Stage 4 – The 'Dry' River Valley

Monday, November 9

Stage 5 – The Long March Through the Oldest Desert in the World

Tuesday, November 10

Stage 5 (Continued) – The Long March Through the Oldest Desert in the World / Rest day

Wednesday, November 11

Awards Banquet

Competitors and volunteers overnight in the host town of Swakopmund

Thursday, November 12

Departure

*Note that all times are approximate and may change.