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Race Calendar

Race Name Location Date
Race Name Location Date
Sahara Race Namibia 30 Apr 2017
Gobi March China 18 June 2017
Atacama Crossing Chile 1 Oct 2017
RacingThePlanet Patagonia 12 Nov 2017
Sahara Race Namibia 29 Apr 2018
Gobi March --- June 2018
Atacama Crossing Chile 30 Sept 2018
The Last Desert Antarctica Nov 2018
RacingThePlanet TBC TBC

Latest News

05

DEC

2016

The Next Edition of The Last Desert is in November 2018

The Last Desert (Antarctica) takes place every other year. Invitations to the 2018 edition will be sent out this month. You can register your interest now.

28

NOV

2016

The Last Desert 2016 has Concluded

The final Stage of The Last Desert 2016 has concluded. Competitors are now on their way back to Ushuaia where they will arrive in the early morning of...

20

NOV

2016

Stage 1 is Set to Start at 8am on Mon, 21 Nov (local time)

When competitors wake up they will head to shore on King George Island for an 8am start of Stage 1. Read blogs from their trip through the Drake...

20

NOV

2016

See Pre-Race PHOTOS on the Ship

Competitors have a two-day voyage across the Drake Passage to Antarctica before starting Stage 1. See photos from the ship.

19

NOV

2016

The Last Desert 2016 is underway

Competitors have set sail on the expedition ship to Antarctica. Stage 1 is planned to start on 21 Nov. See pre-race photos.

17

NOV

2016

Sign up for Breaking News for LIVE Updates from Antarctica

On 18, Nov competitors for The Last Desert 2016 will set sail across the Drake Passage to Antarctica. Sign up for breaking news to receive live updates.

11

NOV

2016

PRESS RELEASE

History will be made at the world’s only multi-stage race in Antarctica - The Last Desert (Antarctica) which starts on 18 November

07

NOV

2016

Connecting with Competitors in Ushuaia

We look forward to seeing everyone on the streets of Ushuaia next week. If you would like to connect with each others before the official meeting, you can...

02

NOV

2016

Introducing Expedition Ship M/V Plancius

M/V Plancius, a former oceanographic research vessel for the Royal Dutch Navy, will be your home for the 12-day journey to Antarctica. The ship sections tells more about...

31

OCT

2016

Why Antarctica Matters?

Antarctica is a remarkable continent – remote, hostile and uninhabited. Before we embark on The Last Desert race you may want to read this article to learn more...

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