A truly global store: From our global headquarters, we source the best products from around the world, whether it’s the United States, Europe or Asia. We stock the hard-to-find brands and gear you’re looking for, all under one roof.
Leading gear experts: Our customers and staff live and breathe the outdoors – many are champions in their field. Staff can provide expert advice to help you make that all-important buying decision.
Field tested: Through our unique footraces, the RacingThePlanet Ultramarathon and 4 Deserts Ultramarathon Series, our products are constantly tested in the world’s harshest climates and terrain, from the Gobi Desert of Mongolia and the Namib in Namibia, to the Atacama of Chile and the arid bleakness of Antarctica…we only carry clothing and gear that works.
One-stop shop: Save time and money by getting everything you need for an ultramarathon or trail run.
Expert gear lists: We tell you what you need for any activity saving you the research time and the costs of returning items that don’t work. If it’s not listed, Contact Us and our in-house experts will provide you with a customized kit list.
Outstanding customer service: Real athletes with speedy, multilingual responses to inquiries by email. Get expert advice on any gear or clothing any day or time. Returns are easy with offices in the United States and Hong Kong.
A purpose: RacingThePlanet supports dozens of charities throughout the world with a focus on healthcare and education initiatives in emerging countries. To date, RacingThePlanet has raised more than US$700,000 for the Operation Smile charity to support children with severe facial deformities including burns, cleft lips and palates. RacingThePlanet donates annually to the Y.L. Yang Education Foundation which supports education initiatives, most recently funding seven scholarships for young women of the Gobi Desert in northwest China. Please see a list of the charities we have supported.