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The Telegraph: Alex Flynn will complete the 4 Deserts Grand Slam Plus with Parkinson's

The Telegraph: Alex Flynn will complete the 4 Deserts Grand Slam Plus with Parkinson's

Feb 03 2020    "I had to prove to my sons that Dad doesn't give up", Alex Flynn's world was rocked when he was diagnosed with Parkinson's, but endurance challenges help him to cope.

METRO: ‘I lost my wife and job when I got Parkinson’s, now I run ultra marathons’

METRO: ‘I lost my wife and job when I got Parkinson’s, now I run ultra marathons’

Dec 26 2019   An ultra-endurance athlete planning to ‘make history’ by completing a host of staggeringly tough events has spoken movingly about how Parkinson’s disease changed his life.    

10 Insane Ultramarathons That Are Worth the Hurt

10 Insane Ultramarathons That Are Worth the Hurt

Dec 14 2019   4 Deserts Race Series named alongside UTMB, Western States and Badwater as 10 insane ultramarathons that are worth the hurt

Film "Run for Dreams" about Tommy Chen's 4 Deserts Grand Slam journey

Film "Run for Dreams" about Tommy Chen's 4 Deserts Grand Slam journey

Nov 18 2019   The film about champion runner Tommy Chen who completed the 4 Deserts Grand Slam in 2018 has been released on Cathay Pacific inflight entertainment.

LONELY PLANET: Epic Runs of the World

LONELY PLANET: Epic Runs of the World

Jun 25 2019   Epic Runs of the World - RacingThePlanet.

NHK: Film of the Gobi March by the National Boradcasting Company of Japan is released in English (Part 1)

NHK: Film of the Gobi March by the National Boradcasting Company of Japan is released in English (Part 1)

Jun 19 2019   "GREAT RACE" is a documentary series that follows extreme races covering hundreds of miles and exceeds the limits of body and spirit. The runners say the races have changed their lives.

NHK: Film of the Gobi March by the National Boradcasting Company of Japan is released in English (Part 2)

NHK: Film of the Gobi March by the National Boradcasting Company of Japan is released in English (Part 2)

Jun 19 2019   "GREAT RACE" is a documentary series that follows extreme races covering hundreds of miles and exceeds the limits of body and spirit. The runners say the races have changed their lives.

BBC OUTSIDE SOURCE: Interview RacingThePlanet about Ultimate Human Endurance

BBC OUTSIDE SOURCE: Interview RacingThePlanet about Ultimate Human Endurance

Jun 10 2019   RacingThePlanet's Samantha Fanshawe comments live on BBC's Outside Source news round up about the latest study about ultimate human endurance limits. 

TREK TV: Trek TV in France features the Gobi March 2018

TREK TV: Trek TV in France features the Gobi March 2018

May 25 2019   Trek TV in France features the Gobi March 2018

SCMP: 4 Deserts, Namibia: Hongkonger Takes Second Place at Race of Champions, Riding Highs Before Lows of ‘Hating Yourself'

SCMP: 4 Deserts, Namibia: Hongkonger Takes Second Place at Race of Champions, Riding Highs Before Lows of ‘Hating Yourself'

May 09 2019   Dan Parr brings home silverware for his youngest child, finally rounding off a victory for each of his offspring. He doubles his charity aim, raising money for SPARKS, and uses the donations to motivate himself as he pushes around the course

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