Race Calendar

Race Name Location Date
RacingThePlanetNext New Zealand 3 Mar 2019
Namib Race

Race of Champions

Namibia 28 Apr 2019
Gobi March Mongolia 28 Jul 2019
Atacama Crossing Chile 29 Sep 2019
Namib Race Namibia May 2020
RacingThePlanet TBC TBC
Gobi March Mongolia Aug 2020
Atacama Crossing Chile Oct 2020
The Last Desert Antarctica Nov 2020

Latest News

11

DEC

2018

Read an Account of a Previous Competitor of the Namib Race

"You need physical fitness but it’s 90% mental stamina that matters"

27

NOV

2018

Follow The Last Desert 2018 in Antarctica!!!

Follow the LIVE updates including results, photos, videos, breaking news etc of the only multistage race in Antarctica!

21

NOV

2018

The Last Desert 2018 Competitors Begin to Arrive in Ushuaia.

Follow the Excitement as the race unfolds for the 8th Edition of the race in Antartica.

13

NOV

2018

Walk the Highest Dunes in the World

The Namib Race gives you the unique opportunity to walk the crest of the worlds largest sand dunes. These dunes are constantly moving and shaped by the wind...

05

NOV

2018

Video of Spectacular Namibia

Namibia is a beautiful and vast country. Take advantage of your time in this magnificent place and explore the rest of the countries wildlife, cultures and vast desert...

23

OCT

2018

Highlight Video of the Namib Race!

More and more people want to experience the Namib Race. This video is a recommended watch if you are planning to join the 2019 edition...

03

OCT

2018

Follow the Atacama Crossing LIVE now

Competitors are currently running across the Atacama Desert in Chile. See the results, photos, videos, blogs, stage updates and more directly from the desert.

27

SEP

2018

Read the Blog of Past Champion - Lucy Hilton

10 years after winning RacingThePlanet: Namibia, Lucy returns to the Namib Desert.

07

SEP

2018

Stage by Stage Account of the Namib Race

Competitors can write blogs from each Camp during the race. Enjoy this blow-by-blow account of the race

31

AUG

2018

Think You Could Not Take on 250km? Read on!

Ruth Upsdell from NZ writes about how she went from "Couch to 250km" to complete the Namib Race 2018