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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 ... 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
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 ... View More
  Bring friends and family members with you on your Namib Race journey with the RacingThePlanet Experience for Friends & Family. Find out more here.   ... View More
    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)? ... View More
        We hope you are keeping well and staying positive regardless of the challenging situation that aff ... View More
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 ... View More
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 ... View More
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 ... View More
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 ... View More
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 ... 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