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  • 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
  • Photos, photos, photos
    Considering the Sahara Race (Jordan) 2015? See photos from last year's race on the website now...
    Last Updated: Aug 25, 2014
  • (enter your name here) of Arabia 2015!
    Why let T.E.Lawrence have all the Arabian glory? Join this epic race across 4 Jordanian deserts and end in the incredible ancient city of Petra. Lawrence used a camel, he was not a hardcore ultra-runner like you!
    Last Updated: Aug 18, 2014
  • 4 Deserts for the price of 1!
    While the Sahara Race is located in Jordan the name 4 Deserts is a little light. 4 distinct deserts now feature within this race alone! (Wadi Rum, Kharaza, Humaima & Wadi Araba) Do not fear, no plans are in place to rename ourselves 7 Deserts any time soon!
    Last Updated: Aug 12, 2014
  • What an incredible course
    The Sahara Race (Jordan) course is a true spectacle to be marveled at. Have a look at the Course and Stage pages to get a glimpse of what is in store for those fortunate enough to experience it.
    Last Updated: Aug 04, 2014
  • Jordan: The Best of the Middle East
    Jordan is so often described as a Middle-Eastern gem. With incredible wadis, canyons, people, culture, history, landscapes, and the most amazing lost ancient city, Jordan offers a very safe yet gloriously rich tapestry for all to enjoy.
    Last Updated: Jul 28, 2014
  • Singapore Sessions
    Singapore based competitors/runners/interested parties can find out more about our races at the upcoming informal, fun, and social sessions on August 1 & 2.
    Last Updated: Jul 21, 2014
  • Beauty that will not be denied!
    The changing landscapes of the deserts of Jordan never fail to impress. Even in the darker hours during the longest stage, the beauty of the surroundings will not be denied!
    Last Updated: Jul 14, 2014
  • The dreamlike beauty of Jordan
    Jordan has moved many to write about it including T.E.Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia). The ethereal beauty of the deserts, the canyons, and the grand finale in Petra make the race experience an absolute wonder. Shortly after the event, do not be surprised to ponder 'was that actually real...?'
    Last Updated: Jul 07, 2014
  • Pre-Race
    A Pre-Race update will be provided on Saturday, 7 March 2015....
  • Stage 1
    Stage 1 update will be provided on Sunday, 8 March 2015....
  • Stage 2
    Stage 2 update will be provided on Monday, 9 March 2015....
  • Stage 3
    Stage 3 update will be provided on Tuesday, 10 March 2015....
  • Stage 4
    Stage 4 update will be provided on Wednesday, 11 March 2015....
  • Stage 5
    Stage 5 update will be provided on Thursday, 12 and Friday, 13 March 2015....
  • Stage 6
    Stage 6 update will be provided on Saturday, 14 March 2015....
  • Post-Race
    A Post-Race update will be provided on Sunday, 15 March 2015....
The Guardian: Gobi March: five practical kit tips
July 16, 2014
Five things I learned running my first multi-stage ultramarathon - the 155-mile, seven day Gobi March.

The Guardian: The Gobi March ultra: a 155-mile, seven-day antidote to modern life
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 up ...

Ming Pao: SMEs develop oversea markets by Internet
April 19, 2013
Sharing the experience of the winning company - RacingThePlanet Ltd use Internet to expand overseas business.

DIE WELT: UBS-Hedgefonds-Managerin läuft 250-km-Marathon in der Wüste Gobi
April 23, 2013
More and more women from the financial sector participate in ultra-marathons.

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

Pushed to the limit: The World's Toughest Endurance Challenges
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...

My Perfect Adventure: Dean Karnazes
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 that ...

Adventure traveler Len Stanmore is not your average retiree
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.

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Jordan is a kingdom on the East Bank of the River Jordan. Considered to be part of the "cradle of civilization," Jordan is located in the Levant region of the Fertile Crescent, containing the most moist and fertile land in Western Asia.


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