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Event Name Location Date
Sahara Race Namibia 1 May 2016
Gobi March China 19 June 2016
Atacama Crossing Chile 2 Oct 2016
The Last Desert Antarctica 18 - 29 Nov 2016
Sahara Race Namibia 30 Apr 2017
Gobi March China 18 June 2017
Atacama Crossing Chile 1 Oct 2017
RacingThePlanet Patagonia 12 Nov 2017
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Sahara Race (Namibia) is FULL - next race with places is Gobi March

With more than 200 people confirmed for the Sahara Race (Namibia) registration is now closed. Next race to sign up for is the Gobi March which starts on 19 June. 15 weeks is ideal preparation time.

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Joost Muylle Joins The Sahara Race (namibia) 2016!

Last year Joost successfully completed the Gobi March challenge, one of the 4 Deserts races. This year he will run another desert race: the Sahara Ra...

Coffee With: Esther Ho Racing Across The Blazing Sahara

Richmond s Esther Ho is leaving town Monday to take on the hardest challenge of her life. Ho is about to spend seven days in an African desert, racing...

Blind Runner Aims To Make History

WHEN Simon Wheatcroft appears at the starting line of the Sahara Race in Namibia this May, he will be doing something that has never been attempted be...

Gobi March (cina), 2016 : La 4 Deserts Celebra La Sua 50 ^ Gara

L organizzazione 4 Deserts il 19 giugno 2016 festeggia un compleanno importante dando il via alla 50 gara della sua storia. Le sue sono tutte competiz...

An Easy Way To Prevent Blisters? Try Tape

Exercise science today is exploring countless mysterious, exciting and poetic aspects of human physiology and performance. But sometimes you just wish...

Never Get Blisters Again! Scientists Spend Two Years Studying Runners To Discover A Single Strip Of Surgical Tape Is All You Need

After studying 128 ultra marathon runners, the researchers said the trick lies in using just a single piece of everyday, cheap surgical tape.

Easy Way To Prevent Blisters: Surgical Tape

Is there anything worse than getting a blister on the 25th mile? OK, maybe not everyone is an ultramarathoner. But doctors who got sick and tired o...

Paper Tape May Help Prevent Blisters For Ultramarathoners

Ultramarathoners who apply common, inexpensive paper tape to their feet before a race get fewer blisters on those areas than on non-taped areas, accor...

Here Is The Best Way To Prevent Blisters

To find out if paper tape really helps stop blisters from forming, Lipman decided to study ultramarathon runners. Their feet are just getting wrecked,...

Staggering Solution For Blisters Costs Just 60p

Scientists are claiming that a cheap, easily available product is the simple, yet most effective, solution. Their study has potentially put paid to th...

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The 4 Deserts Race Series is widely recognized as the most prestigious outdoor FOOTRACE series in the world

The series consists of the Sahara Race (Namibia), Gobi March (China), Atacama Crossing (Chile) and The Last Desert (Antarctica). Competitors in the races traverse 250 kilometers in seven days over rough country terrain with only a place in a tent and water provided. They are supported by highly qualified staff, all with experience in hiking, marathons and ultramarathons, and medical teams specializing in wilderness medicine.

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