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Pre-Race Update

The next edition of the Sahara Race (Namibia) starts on 29 April 2018.  Competitors shall be in arriving in the beautiful desert coastal town of Swakopmund on or before Friday, 27 April.  The pre-race briefing and race check-in will take place on Saturday, 28 April before everyone is transported to the Namib Desert where they will spend their first night under the desert stars before the race starts the next morning. 

The Pre-Race Stage Update will be posted on Saturday, 28 April 2018 evening time in Namibia.

Stage 1 Update

The next edition of the Sahara Race (Namibia) starts on 29 April 2018.  The Stage 1 Update will be posted on Sunday, 29 April 2018 evening time in Namibia.

Stage 2 Update

The next edition of the Sahara Race (Namibia) starts on 29 April 2018.  The Stage 2 Update will be posted on Monday, 30 April 2018 evening time in Namibia.

Stage 3 Update

The next edition of the Sahara Race (Namibia) starts on 29 April 2018.  The Stage 3 Update will be posted on Tuesday, 1 May 2018 evening time in Namibia.

Stage 4 Update

The next edition of the Sahara Race (Namibia) starts on 29 April 2018.  Stage 4 is the Long March which is 80km / 50 miles over two days.  The Stage 4 Update will be posted on Thursday 3 May 2018 noon time in Namibia.

Stage 5 Update

The next edition of the Sahara Race (Namibia) starts on 29 April 2018.  The Stage 5 Update will be posted on Friday, 4 May 2018 evening time in Namibia.

Stage 6 Update

The next edition of the Sahara Race (Namibia) starts on 29 April 2018.  Stage 6 is the final Stage of the race.  The Stage 6 Update will be posted on Saturday, 5 May 2018 afternoon time in Namibia.

Post-Race Update

The next edition of the Sahara Race (Namibia) starts on 29 April 2018 and will conclude on Saturday, 5 May when competitors cross the final finishline of the race in the Skeleton Coast National Park and return Swakopmund.  

The Post Race Update will be posted on Sunday, 6 April 2018 in the morning in Namibia.  It will include the final list of winners, age group winners and the winner of the Sportsmanship and Spirit Award.