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.
21 Nov 2020Competitor Briefing, Board Ship and Leave Ushuaia
22 Nov 2020At Sea
23 Nov 2020At Sea
24 Nov 2020 - to - 28 Nov 2020Up - To - 6 Stages Completed in Antarctica
30 Nov 2020At Sea
01 Dec 2020At Sea
02 Dec 2020Return to Ushuaia and Disembark Ship
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25 Mar 2020
Looking forward to The Last Desert (Antarctica)
The Last Desert (Antarctica) 2020 is still set to take place in November. Stay inspired to take on the challenge with photos from the final frontier of Antarctica.
05 Mar 2020
"Running with the penguins was so fun"
Watch racers completing a stage of The Last Desert on Danco Island.
27 Feb 2020
How many miles have past racers completed?
The Last Desert (Antarctica) is based on how far you can run in a fixed time. Find out how many miles past racers completed by looking
12 Feb 2020
Share the Antarctica Experience with a friend
Antarctica is a unique place that most people will only visit once in their lifetime. For this reason we open a few places to friends and family member to share the experience (but they don't have to run). If you are interested in bring a friend/family member then let us know.
05 Feb 2020
Follow the footsteps of Captain Cook!
The Last Desert explores the pristine scenery of snow, ice, mountains and waterways and wide variety of wildlife including penguins, birds, whales and seals.
22 Jan 2020
Only 50 places for The Last Desert (Antartica)
If you are planning to join The Last Desert (Antarctica) then reserve your place today!
08 Jan 2020
What is the schedule for The Last Desert?
Find out when to meet, where to meet, how you get there, when the race starts, what you can expect and more!
29 Dec 2019
The most unique way to see Antarctica
If Antarctica isn't on your bucket list it should be. And there is no more unique way to see it than by running up to 250km on up to 6 different locations!
18 Dec 2019
A first hand account of The Last Desert Ultra
Read the blog written in Antarctica after each stage of The Last Desert 2018.
12 Dec 2019
Frequently Asked Questions about The Last Desert!
Thinking about The Last Desert and have some questions? Have a look at the frequently asked questions on the website.
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