Registration is open for all races through 2016.

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.
4 Deserts 2015 2016
Sahara Race
N/A 1 May
Gobi March (China) COMPLETE 19 June
Atacama Crossing (Chile) COMPLETE 2 October
The Last Desert (Antarctica)* Not scheduled 18 - 29 November
Roving Races 2015 2016
RacingThePlanet: Sri Lanka 2016   14 February
*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.

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


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: 4 Deserts Limited
Post Office Box 38
Hudgins, VA 23076
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.


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


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

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.

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