Registration is open for all races in 2018 and 2019.

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.


   Race 2018 2019
Namib Race (Namibia) Concluded 28 April 2019 – USD3,800**
Gobi March (China/Mongolia) 29 July 2018 USD3,800** 28 July 2019 - USD3,800**
Atacama Crossing (Chile) 30 Sept 2018 USD3,800** 29 Sept 2019 - USD3,800**
The Last Desert (Antarctica)* 23 Nov 2018 USD12,900** Scheduled every other year
RacingThePlanet : New Zealand 2019 N/A March 2019 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.

If you are looking for ways to fund your race, you may find this article interesting: RAISING FUNDS FOR A 4 DESERTS RACE


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) Hong Kong dollar check, (2) bank wire transfer or (3) credit card.

(1) Hong Kong Dollar Check

Hong Kong Dollar Check
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
22/F, 148 Wing Lok Street
Sheung Wan
Hong Kong

(2) Bank Wire Transfer
If paying by bank wire transfer, send an email to [email protected] 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 [email protected] 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 RacingThePlanet Ultramarathon, 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.