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News-Optimist: Former Unity resident, NBCHS alumnus medals in elite running event

Nov 21 2019   In September of 2019, Schaab completed the Atacama Crossing 250 km Ultra Marathon.  The event is a seven-day, self-sustained event, taking runners across some of the most extreme terrain out there. The race is split into six stages, all at a distance of roughly 40 km each, with day five at a staggering 80 km. 

The Korea Times: Kim Gyeong-su writes his memoirs of 17-year desert racer

Nov 05 2019   Kim Gyeong-su has released a book reflecting on his 17-year adventure as a desert marathon runner who has completed six RacingThePlanet Ultras starting with the Gobi March 2005

Panathlon Challenge: Tears, tornadoes and tiptoeing through landmines… all for Panathlon!

Oct 29 2019   Andy Haven reflected on a “life-changing experience” after running six marathons in five days through the brutal Atacama Desert – raising £15,000 (so far!) for Panathlon and the Royal Marsden Hospital.

Tanja Schonenberg talks about the Atacama Crossing on German Television

Oct 17 2019   After discovering running Tanja Schonenberg turned her life around to lose weight and live a healthy lifestyle. She has just launched a book about her transformation which included her participation and podium places in the Gobi March 2018 and the Atacama Crossing 2019. Her book is launched on German TV. Listen to her interview from minute 7:12

RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS NEWS: Wrexham Hotelier Takes on World’s Toughest Race Supporting Parkinson’s UK

Sep 24 2019   Mark Williamson, owner of The West Arms Country Inn in Wrexham, will join super athlete Alex Flynn, in one of the 4 Deserts Ultramarathon Challenge’s in support of Parkinson’s UK.

TELEGRAPH UK: 'You're never too old to run an ultra': meet the 75-year-old running 155 miles across the world's harshest terrain

Sep 20 2019   On Sept 29, Bill Mitchell will undertake the epic race, held in the driest spot on earth, the Atacama Desert in Chile. Over the past decade, he has completed 183 marathons or ultra-marathons.

CORREDORA: El premio a la constancia y perseverancia: Ángeles Barrios in the Gobi March 2019

Sep 12 2019   El premio a la constancia y perseverancia:  Ángeles Barrios in the Gobi March 2019

Sportvicious Magazine #44 (September - October 2019)

Sep 01 2019   Article about Gobi March written for Albert Bosch

SCMP: 4 Deserts Champion Wong Ho Chung places 6th in 2019 UTMB

Aug 31 2019   UTMB 2019: Hongkonger Wong Ho-chung finishes in top 10 by running ‘the perfect race’

SCMP - UTMB 2019: Southeast Asia’s top runners excited about Chamonix race week

Aug 27 2019   Four of the top ranked runners in Southeast Asia are heading to the famous Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB) to test themselves against the best in the world.

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