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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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
Sep 12 2019 El premio a la constancia y perseverancia: Ángeles Barrios in the Gobi March 2019
Sep 01 2019 Article about Gobi March written for Albert Bosch
Aug 31 2019 UTMB 2019: Hongkonger Wong Ho-chung finishes in top 10 by running ‘the perfect race’
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.