Argentinian Meet Up
In only 12 days time the adventure/race of a lifetime begins for 69 hardly souls. Amazing scenes are guaranteed as are icy polar winds!
Last Updated: Oct 20, 2014
Fundacion Amigos de Jesus: Making a real difference
The 4 Deserts is proud to be supporting Fundacion Amigos de Jesus through the 10th Anniversary edition of the Atacama Crossing. Read about Event Director Alina Prendiville's visit to the foundation...
Last Updated: Oct 19, 2014
Atacama Crossing Champions
Double Olympian Chema Martinez of Spain takes overall victory at Atacama Crossing 2014 while Hong Kong based Emily Woodland won the women's category with an overall finish of 5th place!
Last Updated: Oct 13, 2014
RacingThePlanet: Ecuador 2015
Ecuador, the smallest of the Andean countries celebrated for its spectacular diversity will host the 8th Roving Race starting on 26 July 2015...
Last Updated: Oct 12, 2014
Updates from the 10th Anniversary of the Atacama Crossing
Congratulations to all competitors who finished The Long March! Review updates from 'the hardest day ever' and the post stage celebrations, including blogs, results, stage updates, photos are videos..
Last Updated: Oct 11, 2014
Chema Martinez Fernandez wins The Long March
Spain's Chema Martinez Fernandez is the winner of The Long March at the 10th Anniversary Atacama Crossing, finishing the stage in a time of 7:55:24. Many competitors are still out on the course. Read
Last Updated: Oct 10, 2014
Stage 4 is now complete
Stage 4 of the Atacama Crossing (Chile) is now complete. Jose Manuel (Chema) Martinez Fernandez and Emily Woodland capture their fourth consecutive stage. Results, updates, photos and videos are avail
Last Updated: Oct 08, 2014
Fastest Women team up for the Atacamenos Trail
Stage 3 of the Atacama Crossing proved to be the hardest for many. Woodland and Simpson crossed the finish hand in hand where as Lehner made great progress and is now in second place...
Last Updated: Oct 07, 2014
Stage 2: Slot Canyons has concluded
Stage 2 of the Atacama Crossing (Chile) 2014 has concluded with Chema and Woodland keeping the lead. Mariano Burundarena of Argentina was the last across the finish line at 19:23. Review the contents
Last Updated: Oct 06, 2014
The Guardian: Gobi March: five practical kit tipsJuly 16, 2014 Five things I learned running my first multi-stage ultramarathon - the 155-mile, seven day Gobi March.
The Guardian: The Gobi March ultra: a 155-mile, seven-day antidote to modern lifeJuly 15, 2014 My race started on the fourth day. We’d already run 70 miles over three stages - through the stifling heat of the Gobi Desert; scrambling down and up ...
Ming Pao: SMEs develop oversea markets by InternetApril 19, 2013 Sharing the experience of the winning company - RacingThePlanet Ltd use Internet to expand overseas business.
DIE WELT: UBS-Hedgefonds-Managerin läuft 250-km-Marathon in der Wüste GobiApril 23, 2013 More and more women from the financial sector participate in ultra-marathons.
SFGate: women go to extremesApril 22, 2013 Natalia Watkins, a 40-year-old Hong Kong-based executive for HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA), knows about endurance.
Bloomberg: women go to extremesApril 22, 2013 Natalia Watkins, a 40-year-old Hong Kong-based executive for HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA), knows about endurance.
An endurance ordeal by sand and in snowDecember 5, 2012 Australia's Born To Run team has completed the Four Deserts Grand Slam, crossing the Sahara, Atacama, Gobi and Antarctic deserts together.
Pushed to the limit: The World's Toughest Endurance ChallengesNovember 28, 2012 While obesity rates soar in the developed world and we live an ever more sedentary lifestyle, the flip side to this health time bomb is the paradox th...
My Perfect Adventure: Dean KarnazesDecember 12, 2012 The legendary ultramarathoner tells us why he blames his little habit on tequila, and that he’d be all in for a marathon in outer space—but also that ...
Adventure traveler Len Stanmore is not your average retireeDecember 1, 2012 Millions of people dream of traveling more when they retire, but it’s a safe bet that few would approach their leisure years like Len Stanmore.