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

01

DEC

2018

On The Way Home

Two more days on the Southern Ocean till the expedition ship reaches South America! Check out new photos, blogs, videos of the...

30

NOV

2018

The Final Stage Has Concluded!

The final Stage 5 of The Last Desert 2018 took place on Mikkelsen Harbour and the ship is heading back to Argentina. Browse photos of the celebrations...

29

NOV

2018

Wong Ho Chung Wins The Last Desert 2018!

Wong Ho Chung of Hong Kong was the first person to complete the 250km distance. He logged 67.2 kms on Stage 4 crossing the finish line just before...

22

NOV

2018

Stage 4 in Dorian Bay Starts Soon

High winds are preventing landing to Dorian Bay. Follow the Breaking News for latest updates...

28

NOV

2018

Stage 3 Results

Stage 3 has concluded after 10 hours of running in Paradise Bay. Check out the results after Stage 3

27

NOV

2018

Wong Ho Chung Wins Stage 2!

If you have signed up for the breaking news and aren't receiving them at the moment, please read the latest updates from Stage 2 here

27

NOV

2018

Stage 2 Scheduled to Start at 14:00

The Last Desert participants sailed all night from King George Island to the Antarctic peninsula, and are currently motoring through the Gerlache Strait, heading for Danco Island. Stage...

26

NOV

2018

Iulian Rotariu wins Stage 1!

Iulian Rotariu from Romania has won Stage 1! He completed 79.66 kilometers today, followed by Hong Kong's own Wong Ho Chung who reached the same amount of distance...

26

NOV

2018

Stage 1 Update from The Last Desert 2018

And they're off! The Last Desert 2018 has started! Stage 1 countdown took place in front of the Bellingshousen Station at 7:15 this morning, and competitors have had...

19

NOV

2018

Challenge Accepted: Isabelle Sauve

Get to know Isabelle Sauve, a police officer from Canada, Guinness record holder, possibly also the 4 Deserts Champion 2018. Add a love story to this and...