• South America bound
    With 13 days to go until Atacama Crossing & 40 until The Last Desert, South America will see it's fair share of international lycra in the upcoming weeks. San Pedro & Ushuaia we will see you soon!
    Last Updated: Sep 22, 2014
  • From Madagascar to Chile
    As the dust (so much dust) settles on a fantastic race in Madagascar, there is no chance for post-race blues or event comedown. We now look with absolute delight to Atacama Crossing 2014 in Chile!
    Last Updated: Sep 15, 2014
  • Exciting new features from RacingThePlanet: Madagascar 2014
    Now that the Madagascar race is complete, you have time to read more in these features on Madagascar competitors, volunteers and more...
    Last Updated: Sep 08, 2014
  • Stage 5 Update - Sandes and Iino complete The Long March through the Grey Tsingy...
    Race leaders Ryan Sandes and Iino Wataru have completed the epic 76.9-kilometer long stage of the Roving Race this afternoon, coming the finish line just seconds apart from one another...
    Last Updated: Sep 04, 2014
  • Life's long distance race: Celebrating 10 years of the Atacama Crossing
    Marking its 10th anniversary this year, the Atacama Crossing has grown in size and stature but the essence of the race has remained...
    Last Updated: Sep 02, 2014
  • Official Madagascar Pre-Race Press Release now available
    Ryan Sandes returns to the 7th Roving Race amid dazzling landscape as competitors from 43 nations descend on Madagascar's northern tip...
    Last Updated: Aug 29, 2014
  • Next up? Only 5 days to Madagascar!
    Our next event, the Roving Race in Madagascar, begins this Sunday, 31 August. Follow the action live!
    Last Updated: Aug 26, 2014
  • 4 Deserts Official Website
    Regretting not coming to Madagascar 2014? Do not fear, Ecuador 2015 promises to be equally as incredible!!!
    Last Updated: Aug 18, 2014
  • Sam and Riitta are on their way!
    The excitement mounts as the first 4 Deserts staff members depart for Madagascar 2014. The startline is almost within touching distance, the atmosphere and tension starting to build already!!!
    Last Updated: Aug 12, 2014
  • Jordan revisited
    Sahara Race 2015 revisits Jordan. This may be the final time this magnificent country plays host before the race reverts back to Egypt. Course Summary: Wadi Rum to Petra with much wonder in between!
    Last Updated: Aug 04, 2014
Checkpoint Captain Tony Brammer
Tony Brammer is a true character that became the first British resident to complete the 4 Deserts Race Series and join the 4 Deserts Club......
Oldest Competitor: Yoshiaki Ishihara
At the age of 69, he has completed more than 200 ultramarathons and was one of the very first 4 Deserts Club members......
From Survivor to Madagascar
Having survived the television show Survivor: The Amazon......
Japanese Frontrunners
Wataru Iino of Yokohama has proven himself a force to be contended with......
Best of the Madagascar blogs
We look at some bloggers who have been charting their journeys via the Cybertent each day......
Mantras in Madagascar
Melissa Gosse is here with her partner, Jonathan Sinclair, both wearing matching white shirts and their sponsors Xero shoes......
Life's Long Distance Race: Celebrating 10 Years of the Atacama Crossing
Marking its 10th anniversary this year, the Atacama Crossing has grown in size and stature but the essence of the race has remained......
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SFGate: women go to extremes   April 22, 2013
Natalia Watkins, a 40-year-old Hong Kong-based executive for HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA), knows about endurance.


Bloomberg: women go to extremes   April 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 snow   December 5, 2012
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My Perfect Adventure: Dean Karnazes   December 12, 2012
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Adventure traveler Len Stanmore is not your average retiree   December 1, 2012
Millions of people dream of traveling more when they retire, but its a safe bet that few would approach their leisure years like Len Stanmore.


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