APPLICATIONS

ENTRY DETAILS

Registration is open for all races through 2018.

Note that registration for The Last Desert (Antarctica) is by invitation. Only competitors who have completed two of the other races in the 4 Deserts Race Series are invited to The Last Desert.

If competing as a member of a team, every member should complete a registration form and note the team name and names of all team members on the registration form.

ENTRY FEES

   4 Deserts 2016 2017 2018
Sahara Race (Namibia) Concluded 30 Apr 2017 USD3,700** 29 Apr 2018 USD3,800**
Gobi March Concluded 18 June 2017 USD3,700** June 2018 USD3,800**
Atacama Crossing (Chile) Concluded 1 October 2017 USD3,700** 30 Sept 2018 USD3,800**
The Last Desert (Antarctica)* 18 Nov 2016 USD12, 900* Scheduled every other year Nov 2018 USD12,900**
   Roving Races 2016 2017 2018
RacingThePlanet : Patagonia 2017 Concluded 12 November USD3,800 TBC USD3,900*

*Due to fluctuating fuel costs, this could be subject to a fuel surcharge.
**Estimated price - if the price increases more than 10%, you will have the option of cancelling without penalty.

PAYMENT DETAILS

A deposit of US$1,500 is required to secure a place with the balance due 120 days before the start of the race.

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

   United States Dollar Check Hong Kong Dollar Check
Make a check out to 'RacingThePlanet' Make a check out to '4 Deserts Limited'
Use an exchange rate of 7.8 HKD to 1.0 USD
Mail to:
RacingThePlanet
220 West Brambleton Avenue, #206
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
United States
Mail to:
4 Deserts Limited
22/F, 148 Wing Lok Street
Sheung Wan
Hong Kong

(2) Bank Wire Transfer
If paying by bank wire transfer, send an email to info@4deserts.com and we'll provide bank wire instructions.

(3) Credit Card
Visa, MasterCard and American Express are accepted if paying by credit card. Please email us at info@4deserts.com for a credit card authorization form.

CONFIRMATION OF ENTRY

Within seven days of receiving your online registration and deposit, we will send you an email confirming your entry.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Your entry fee for the each of the 4 Deserts races, excluding The Last Desert (Antarctica) and Roving Races, includes the following:

  • International staff and medical support throughout race
  • Bottled water for the duration of the race
  • Campfire with hot water available for cooking and making warm drinks in the mornings and evenings for the duration of the race
  • Two nights of hotel accommodation (one night pre-race and one night post-race, double occupancy)
  • Pre-race and post-race breakfasts and one pre-race lunch
  • Awards Banquet ticket (including dinner, awards presentation and photo slideshow)
  • Finisher's medal
  • Souvenir race t-shirt or jacket

CANCELLATION POLICY

If notice of cancellation is received 120 days before the event start date, the registrant may receive a full refund less US$600. A notice of cancellation received less than 120 days before the event start date is not entitled to a refund.