16th Edition of Atacama Crossing

250km ultra across South America's most beautiful desert. 26 Sept 2021


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Namib Race (Namibia) 2021

250km ultra across the world's oldest desert. 25 Apr - 1 May 2021


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Gobi March (Mongolia) 250km Ultra

Follow the footsteps of Genghis Khan across the Mongolian wilderness. 20 June 2021


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The Last Desert (Antarctica)

The only multi-stage ultramarathon in Antarctica. Nov 2021


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RACINGTHEPLANET: GEORGIA

Located around The Caucasus Mountains, the 12th RacingThePlanet Ultramarathon will take place along the Ancient Silk Road and feature medieval monasteries and castles, historic cave networks, mountains, the world's oldest vineyards, rivers and streams...12th Edition.

15 August 2021

NAMIB RACE (NAMIBIA) 

Located in the famed area around Swakopmund, the Namib Race takes competitors into the vast and untouched landscape and across massive  dunes and into the oldest desert on Earth....15th Edition. 

25 April 2021

GOBI MARCH (MONGOLIA)

Located in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia, where Ghenghis Khan once ruled, Gobi March competitors stay in traditional gers and tents while traversing amazing grasslands, rocky mountains, and rivers and streams...17th Edition.

20 June 2021

ATACAMA CROSSING (CHILE)

Set around the charming San Pedro de Atacama in the driest place on Earth, the Atacama Crossing showcases the amazing lunar landscape, famed Salar de Atacama and night stars...16th Edition.

26 September 2021

THE LAST DESERT (ANTARCTICA)

Competitors in The Last Desert set sail on an expedition ship from the tip of Argentina to Antarctica where they run on six locations in and around the Antarctic Peninsula...9th Edition. 

November 2021