The Last Desert - Part of the 4 Deserts Grand Slam (and Grand Slam Plus)
To complete the 4 Deserts Grand Slam Plus, an individual must successfully complete the Atacama Crossing (Chile), the Gobi March* (Mongolia), the Namib Race (Namibia), The Last Desert (Antarctica) and the RacingThePlanet Ultramarathon, all within one year. To date, only eight individuals have completed the 4 Deserts Grand Slam Plus.
The 4 Deserts Grand Slam includes successfully completing the Namib Race in Namibia, the Gobi March* in Mongolia, the Atacama Crossing in Chile and The Last Desert in Antarctica also all in one year. To date, just 78 individuals from around the world have completed the 4 Deserts Grand Slam.
*In 2022, a Special Edition, RacingThePlanet: Georgia was substituted for the Gobi March in Mongolia due to the pandemic.
The 4 Deserts Grand Slam (Plus) is one of the most difficult endurance challenges in the world.
AL KATHEERI, Ahmed* GS+ (UAE)
BEZOU, John* GS (United States)
CAVANAUGH, Matthew* GS (United States)
GAWRON, Michal* GS+ (Poland)
ILCZYSZYN, Julita* GS (Poland)
MORISHITA, Terumichi (Mori Mori)* GS+ (Japan)
MUTAGUCHI, Rena* GS+ (Japan)
WHITMAN, Beth* GS (United States)
WILLIAMS, Michael (Mike)* GS+ (United States)
ZENDER, Elise* GS+ (Germany)
SWART, Anim* GS+ (Canada / United States)