About The Last Desert
The Last Desert is the only multi-day race on the Antarctic continent. The Last Desert in Antarctica is one of the most incredible journeys in the world. Competitors traverse up to 250 km / 155 miles across the largest desert in the world which is often referred to as the "White Desert". The race is held around the Antarctic Peninsula which has a remarkable history of polar exploration and whaling. The scenic backdrop includes icebergs, mountains, research bases, seals, birds and penguins.
26 Nov 2024Competitor Briefing, Board Ship and Leave Ushuaia
27 Nov 2024At Sea
28 Nov 2024At Sea
29 Nov 2024 - to - 03 Dec 2024Up - To - 6 Stages Completed in Antarctica
04 Dec 2024At Sea
05 Dec 2024At Sea
06 Dec 2024Return to Ushuaia and Disembark Ship
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27 May 2023
The Gobi March begins on 18 June!
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31 Mar 2023
Antarctic Endurance: Ultramarathon in Earth’s Largest Desert
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23 Mar 2023
RacingThePlanet will again offer a program for Friends and Family
Qualifiers of The Last Desert in Antarctica will again be able to bring along friends and family along to share the amazing experience in Antarctica. The Friends and Family Experience will provide options to kayak, camp, hike and take zodiac cruises, among other activities in and around Antarctica.
13 Mar 2023
Zoom Recording: Get ready for the Gobi March!
Watch the Zoom recording to help you arrive at the start line of the Gobi March well prepared. Listen to Gobi March Course Director Carlos Garcia and get all the tips for a successful race.
01 Mar 2023
Registration is open for The Last Desert (Antarctica) 2024
Book Your Place on a Once-in-Lifetime Trip to Antarctica. There are limted places (just 50) so don't miss out. Even if you are not yet qualified you can still reserve your place.
14 Feb 2023
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Missed the zoom call? Go to our Youtube channel for first-hand accounts from three RacingThePlanet alumni: Hannah Walsh, Zandy Mangold and John Bezou, on what it takes to finish, to win or to achieve the 4 Deserts Grand Slam.
02 Feb 2023
Dates set for 10th Edition of The Last Desert
The Last Desert 2024 will set sail for Antarctica on 26 November 2024. Registration will open soon for the limited places on Antarctica's only multi-stage race.
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