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  • The 4 Deserts Race Series draws people from all over the world with fascinating stories. Have a look at who you might be competing with for our 50th Race!
    Last Updated: Nov 30, 2015
  • There are 36 mandatory items on the Gobi March equipment list. Now is the time to familiarise yourself with these items and start to select and test each one.
    Last Updated: Nov 24, 2015
  • Gobi March 2016 is the 50th race for the 4 Deserts Race Series. Look out for special celebration gifts for competitors of the race.
    Last Updated: Nov 16, 2015
  • The 2016 edition is on the same course as last year. See the elevation and details of terrain and stage distances.
    Last Updated: Nov 09, 2015
  • Need some tips on how to start training for an event - check out our expert article which gives some excellent advice.
    Last Updated: Nov 05, 2015
  • Let the photos speak for themselves...
    Last Updated: Oct 27, 2015
  • The Atacama Crossing has just concluded with a buzz in the air, what better time to start thinking about the next desert to conquer. The majestic Gobi is calling your name.
    Last Updated: Oct 19, 2015
  • The Gobi Desert is the largest desert region in Asia and the fifth largest in the world. Take a look at the Location and Culture information to see where exactly the 2016 course will take you...
    Last Updated: Sep 20, 2015
  • For a small insight into some of the fascinating background stories of our competitors, have a look at the features from this year's Gobi March - truly inspiring!
    Last Updated: Sep 02, 2015
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   July 16, 2014
Five things I learned running my first multi-stage ultramarathon - the 155-mile, seven day Gobi March.

   July 15, 2014
My race started on the fourth day. We’d already run 70 miles over three stages - through the stifling heat of the Gobi Desert; scrambling down and u...

   April 19, 2013
Sharing the experience of the winning company - RacingThePlanet Ltd use Internet to expand overseas business.

   April 23, 2013
More and more women from the financial sector participate in ultra-marathons.

   April 22, 2013
Natalia Watkins, a 40-year-old Hong Kong-based executive for HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA), knows about endurance.

   April 22, 2013
Natalia Watkins, a 40-year-old Hong Kong-based executive for HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA), knows about endurance.

   December 5, 2012
Australia's Born To Run team has completed the Four Deserts Grand Slam, crossing the Sahara, Atacama, Gobi and Antarctic deserts together.

   November 28, 2012
While obesity rates soar in the developed world and we live an ever more sedentary lifestyle, the flip side to this health time bomb is the paradox th...

   December 12, 2012
The legendary ultramarathoner tells us why he blames his little habit on tequila, and that he’d be all in for a marathon in outer space—but also t...

   December 1, 2012
Millions of people dream of traveling more when they retire, but it’s a safe bet that few would approach their leisure years like Len Stanmore.

Sun Mercury


The Gobi Desert is the windiest non-polar desert in the world. The stunning course will take competitors over 250 kilometers of terrain in eastern Xinjiang Province. The area is known for the colorful culture of its ethnic minorities and beautiful green pastures sheltered by the mighty Tianshan Mountains.



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