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Race Calendar

Race Name Location Date
Atacama Crossing Chile 2 Oct 2016
The Last Desert Antarctica 18 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
Sahara Race Namibia 29 Apr 2018
Gobi March --- June 2018
Atacama Crossing Chile 30 Sept 2018
The Last Desert Antarctica Nov 2018
RacingThePlanet TBC TBC
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Runner Battles To Bring Big Race Companion To Scotland

An ultra-marathon runner is desperate to bring a stray  god that followed him on a seven-day desert race "home" to Scotland. Dion Le...

Dogged Marathon Man Races To Be Reunited With Pace Setter

Racing across the stifling Chinese Gobi Desert in the dog days of summer, where temperatures can soar to 52C, is no mean feat (Jack Myers writes).&...

Gobi March Competitor Dion Leonard’s Heartwarming Plan To Bring Stray Dog Who Ran With Him To Uk

Having completed the 155m (250km) Gobi desert race in China with him, ultra marathon runner Dion Leonard now wants to bring Gobi - ...

Adorable Stray Dog Makes Extreme Marathon Runner His Companion In The Gobi Desert

Dion Leonard, 41, became inseperable from the dog after it started following runners on the second stage of the Gobi March, one of a series of...

Heartwarming Bond Between Ultra-marathon Man And The Stray Dog He Refuses To Leave Behind

Now Dion, 41, is fighting to be reunited with the loyal pal that helped him finish the gruelling seven-day event in an impressive second pl...

Ultramarathonien, Mario Sampaio Ne Manque Pas De Souffle!

Mario Sampaio, bresilien d'origine, est nutritionniste et responsable de site Sodexo au Perou. Je suis un coureur de fond et de l...

Ultramarathoner Mario Sampaio Isn't Out Of Breath!

Mario Sampaio, of Brazilian origin, is a nutritionist and site manager for Sodexo in Peru.
I’m a long-distance and ult...

She's Racing Five 7-day Ultramarathons For Charity

If you're endurance athlete Jax Mariash Koudele, that's just the kind of thing you do. The elite runner has already completed three of the ...

Crossing Four Deserts

Sahara, Gobi, Atacama and the Antartic: four deserts, one extreme race. With 10,000 kilometres to cross at temperatures ranging from extreme cold t...

Gob-i-smacked By A Girl's Tribute

She is the youngest Indian woman to complete the Gobi march earlier this year, She did it in the name of her late sibling Prerna Choudhury, wa...

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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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