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Nov 18 2023 挑戦に年齢は関係ない ５８歳の城戸さん（熊本市） 砂漠レース四大会制覇 Age doesn't matter when it comes to challenges: 58-year-old Kido (Kumamoto City) has won 4 Deserts races
Nov 13 2023 Nineteen years ago in 2004, Lin Yijie was the Atacama Crossing champion. This year he was invited by the organizer to return to his old place to compete. He brought five other amateur runners, including Xiaobai, who had never run an ultramarathon, to participate in the seven-day race. A six-night, 250-kilometer race with self-supply and weight.
Oct 01 2023 A Twin Cities native is continuing his mission to show donating a kidney doesn't impose physical limitations — by running a dozen marathons in one year.
Sep 23 2023 "RacingThePlanet" führt durch vier Wüsten auf vier Kontinenten. Harald Gruber schwitzte in der Atacama, Christine Eder quälte sich durch die Gobi. Beide haben dafür gute Gründe
Sep 15 2023 Yoo Ji-seong, the CEO of Outdoor Sports Korea (OSK), is embarking on his 24th participation in the 4 Deserts race after a four-year hiatus since 2019. This grueling race spans six days, covering a distance of over 250 kilometers across the arid Atacama Crossing in Chile, scheduled from September 24 to 30. Had it not been for the disruptions caused by COVID-19, Yoo would have made more challenges of desert marathons.
Aug 21 2023 Ken Rideout had never slept in a tent, run with a backpack, or been in a race longer than 26.2 miles — but when the 52-year-old heard about the grueling Gobi March ultramarathon, something told him he could win it.
Jul 22 2023 Dawn O’Dowd is the first to admit that she must be “a little bit bonkers” to take part in the extreme sport of ultra running, which has seen her run the equivalent of two marathons in a single day!
Jul 06 2023 RacingThePlanet is a series of four main races in the world's harshest deserts and several more races in other challenging locations, including the Gobi Desert in Mongolia.