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Isabelle Sauvé recently won a series of ultramarathons that takes runners through some of the most challenging terrain in the world. Here, the Ontarian shares her best strategies for running through extreme weather—including heat, snow a ... View More
If they cross the final finish line at The Last Desert 2020, 11 people will join a select group of just 78 athletes from all over the world to have completed the 4 Deserts Grand Slam - all 4 Deserts ultra (4 x 250km) in one calendar year. Those who t ... View More
    The Last Desert (Antarctica) is the final race in the 4 Deserts Grand Slam and 4 Deserts Grand Slam Plus  in 2020. Find out more here: WHAT IS THE 4 DESERTS GRAND SLAM (AND GRAND SLAM PLUS)?   ... View More
Very few people get the chance to visit Antarctica, so why not bring along those closest to you? The RacingThePlanet Experience for Friends & Family at The Last Desert is a unique way for your friends / family to join you in one of the mo ... View More