Registration is open for all races in 2019 and 2020.
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||Race Date||Entry Fee||Deposit||Balance|
|The Last Desert (Antarctica) 2018||23 November 2018||US$12,900||US$5,000||US$7,900|
|RacingThePlanet: New Zealand (2019)||3 March 2019||US$3,900||US$1,500||US$2,400|
|Namib Race (Namibia) 2019||28 April 2019||US$3,800||US$1,500||US$2,300|
|Gobi March (Mongolia) 2019||28 July 2019||US$3,800||US$1,500||US$2,300|
|Atacama Crossing (Chile) 2019||29 September 2019||US$3,800||US$1,500||US$2,300|
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A deposit of US$1,500 is required to secure a place, the balance is then due 120 days before the start of the race. When you register for a race, your confirmation email will include a link allowing you to pay the deposit or full race entry fee straight away by credit card. You can also pay by bank wire.
If you would like to pay in installments, please email [email protected] for more information.
You may pay via (1) Credit Card or (2) bank wire transfer.
(1) Credit Card
Visa, MasterCard and American Express are accepted if paying by credit card. When you register for a race, your confirmation email will include a link allowing you to pay the deposit or full race entry fee straight away by credit card. The email also contains a Credit Card Authorization Form which you can complete and return to [email protected], if you prefer.
(2) Bank Wire Transfer
If paying by bank wire transfer, send an email to [email protected] and we'll provide bank wire instructions.
Your entry fee for the each of the 4 Deserts races, excluding The Last Desert (Antarctica), includes the following:
Your entry fee for The Last Desert includes the following:
The additional costs to consider are your flights / transportation to the expedition ship, any accommodation required in Ushuaia and personal equipment.
For all race, excluding The Last Desert, 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.
The Last Desert deposit and entry fee is non-refundable.