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Event Name Location Date
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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GOBI MARCH (CHINA) – 19 June 2016

The next race in the 4 Deserts Race Series 2016 calendar is the Gobi March (China). This race marks the 50th race organised by the 4 Deserts Race Series over the last 13 years.

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'you Have Cancer' : Three Words That Got Jim Willett Running, And Three More That Keep Him Out There

Three small but devastating words sent Jim Willett off on a journey across deserts and plains, through mountains and forests, to some of the most stun...

Runner Seeks To Be First Women To Complete Gruelling Desert Races

She calls it project running. Every hour she takes a salt tablet. At an hour and fifteen minutes she eats from her trail mix, her own blend that inclu...

Magic Happens

Camel Fung lost one of his legs in a motorcycling accident back in 1979. Lying in the hospital bed, he never could have imagined that his life 36 ye...
Multi-stage In The Tropical Sri Lanka

This year, the ninth edition of the 4 Deserts Roving Race - organized by RacingThePlanet - headed to the beautiful tropical island of Sri Lanka in the...
This Blind Man Is Running A 155 Mile Ultra-marathon With The Help Of An Ibm App

Simon Wheatcroft is completely blind. But that is not going to stop him running a 250 kilometer (155.3 mile) race in the desert. The British runner...

How One Blind Marathon Runner Is Using Technology To Run Solo

By collaborating with IBM, Simon Wheatcroft wants to give blind runners the tools to run independently. Running a marathon blind can be terrifying:...

Belgie: Nee Vir Nam Indringerbos

Subsidie ter waarde van miljarde euro vir n kragstasie in Belgie wat indringerbos uit Narmibie vir opwekking gaan gebruik, is in die gedrang omdat die...

Chen Yen Po Won The First Runner-up In A 250 Km Endurance Foot Race

Taiwanese competitor Chen Yen Po, completed the last day of race in a 250km endurance foot race in Namibia. His finishing time is 23 hours 47 minutes ...

So Much Pain To Win The First Runner-up In Sahara Race 2016

Dream Fighter Chen Yen Po won the first runner-up in 4 Deserts Sahara Race 2016, which is a 250 km endurance foot race that 209 competitors had joined...

Atravesar Cuatro Desiertos

Sahara, Gobi, Atacama y la Antartida: cuatro desiertos, 1.000 kilometros y 28 dias para pasar del frio extremo a los 40 grados. Llegar es el premio.

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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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