Breaking News:  Saturday, 1 May, 2010. 12:45pm Stage 6. Salvador Calvo Redondo of Spain has won RacingThePlanet: Australia 2010. American Lia Farley was the 1st placed lady and Team Saigon Children's Charity were 1st placed team. Competitors raced to the finish line at El Questro Station to be greeted by friends, family, volunteers, staff and the children from Dawul Remote Community School, who also helped get the race off to a fantastic start last Sunday. Competitors are now enjoying some cold beers and sodas with food, basking in the sunshine and reveling in their achievements. Results will follow soon.... Breaking News Archive »

  Beyond the 4 Deserts


Entry Fee

The entry fees for RacingThePlanet, the 4 Deserts Series and the RacingThePlanet 100 Series are shown below.



Registration is now open for any event in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 except for The Last Desert (Antarctica) which is an invitation-only event, open only to those who have completed two of the 4 Deserts. If part of a team, you should register as an individual and note on the application that you are part of a team. To register for a RacingThePlanet / 4 Deserts event, you should complete an online application (see below) and pay a deposit to confirm your place; the balance is due 120 days before the event. For RacingThePlanet 100, the full entry fee of US$1600 is due to confirm your place.

Note: For events in 2010, the deposit is US$1,000. For events in 2011, 2012 and 2013, the deposit is US$1,200. The balance is due 120 days before the event.

4 Deserts
Dates & Entry Fees
2010 2011 2012 2013
Atacama Crossing (Chile)
Concluded 6 March
4 March
3 March
Gobi March (China)
Concluded 26 June
24 June
30 June
Sahara Race (Egypt)
3 October
2 October
7 October
6 October
The Last Desert (Antarctica)*
17 November
Not scheduled 26 November
Not scheduled
2010 2011 2012 2013
RacingThePlanet: Nepal
20 November
RacingThePlanet: Jordan
20 May
RacingThePlanet 100
2010 2011 2012 2013
Taklamakan Ultramarathon
21 August
Tibet Ultramarathon
13 May
Kimberley Ultramarathon
2 September

*The Last Desert is held every other year. The entry fee for The Last Desert is an estimate only. Details about The Last Desert will be sent to qualifiers only.

**Estimated price - if the price increases more than 10%, you will have the option of cancelling without penalty.

Online Application
Please complete this online application.

Payment Options
You may pay via (1) US dollar check or Hong Kong dollar check, (2) bank wire transfer or (3) credit card.

(1) US Dollar Check or Hong Kong Dollar Check

US Dollar Check
Hong Kong Dollar Check
Make check out to 'RacingThePlanet' Make check out to 'RacingThePlanet Limited'
Mail to:
Post Office Box 38
Hudgins, VA 23076
Mail to:
RacingThePlanet Limited
GPO Box 5815
Central, Hong Kong, CHINA


(2) Bank Wire Transfer
If paying by bank wire transfer, send an email to and we'll provide bank wire instructions.

(3) Credit Card
If paying by credit card, the following cards are accepted: Visa, MasterCard and American Express. Please email us at for a credit card authorization form.


Confirmation of Entry
Within seven days of receiving your Online Application and deposit, we will send you an email confirming your entry.

Cancellation Policy

If notice of cancellation is received 120 days before event, you will receive a full refund less US$500. Any cancellations received less than 120 days before an event will not receive a refund. For events starting in 2011, 2012 and 2013, if notice of cancellation is received 120 days before event, you will receive a full refund less US$600. Any cancellations received less than 120 days before an event will not receive a refund.

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