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07 Apr 2020
The Pre-Race Stage Update of the Namib Race 2020 will be posted the day before the race starts. In the meantime you may be interested in the following information about the race: Namib Race 2020 Itinerary Photos from previous editions of the Namib Race A short video documentary from the Namib Race Top contenders and interesting racers in the 2020 field Blogs from 2020 racers You can also sign up to receive breaking news during the race... View All
The 365 Goal - APRIL 2020 ...11th May 2020
The last time I posted, I was a bit low due to the fact that our race had been postponed until the 5th of November due to COVID-19. A part of me couldn't settle with the fact that I wasn't going to achieve my 365-day per...
Posted By: Mabasa Mubatapasango | 0 Comments
Namib Race 2020 .... My Story ...20th March 2020
Namib Race 2020........ My Story Well, where do I begin ? During 2016, I decided to take up the challenge of running the Namib Desert Race , and as it is listed as one of the 10 toughest foot races in t...
Posted By: Johan Bronkhorst | 0 Comments
Namib Race 2020 Postponed due to Coronavirus / COVID-19
It is with great disappointment that we have made the decision to postpone the Namib Race 2020 as a result of the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic. This is not a decision we have taken lightly, but with the health and safety of our participants, volu ...Share
Host Town of the Namib Race (Namibia) – Swakopmund
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 ...Share
Breaking Boundaries for Parkinson’s Disease at the 4 Deserts Ultramarathon Series
August 2019 Alex Flynn was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2008 at the age of 36. Despite the initial setback, his diagnosis became the catalyst in his life for showing people the possibility of creating positive change in the face of adv ...Share
The RacingThePlanet Experience for Friends & Family at the Namib Race
Bring friends and family members with you on your Namib Race journey with the RacingThePlanet Experience for Friends & Family. Find out more here. ...Share
Namib Race - Part of the 4 Deserts Grand Slam (and Grand Slam Plus)
Starting with the Namib Race in Namibia, competitors from around the world will take on the 4 Deserts Grand Slam in 2020. Learn more here: WHAT IS THE 4 DESERTS GRAND SLAM (AND GRAND SLAM PLUS)? ...Share
Top Contenders for the Namib Race 2020
The 2020 edition of the Namib Race gets underway in the oldest desert in the world on Sunday, 26 April. Let´s take a look at the figures: There are 25 different countries represented in the race. Japan is the most represented count ...Share
The Namib Race 2020 Grand Slam and Grand Slam Plus Hopefuls
There are currently 11 competitors attempting the 4 Deserts Grand Slam or Grand Slam Plus in 2020. Find out what drives them to join one of the most exclusive group of endurance athletes in the world: The 2020 Grand Slam and Grand Slam Plus Hopefuls ...Share
Getting to know Team AHO
We are always happy to welcome Team AHO to our races, and at Namib2020 the team will be out in force bringing their largest group ever. They had a great group at the Atacama Crossing 2016 and at RacingThePlanet: New Zealand 2019 there was even a Team ...Share
Discover Namibia - Travel Ideas for your time in Namibia.
One of the best things about competing in RacingThePlanet ultramarathons is the amazing locations. In Namibia we have picked a country with spectacular scenery, culture and wildlife in one of the safest places to travel in Africa. Why not take advant ...Share
Women in Ultra and MultiStage Races
Since our first race in 2003 we have seen more and more female participants, usually between 20-25% of competitors. So far, however, we have not had a female winner but we think it's just a matter of time. Read why here: Women in Multistage and ...Share
Why Do People Choose to Run 250km in the Desert
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 ...Share