Congratulations on registering for The Last Desert! Remember that you must first qualify by completing two races in the 4 Deserts Ultramarathon Series. The next step to confirm your place in The Last Desert is to pay the entry fee! You can pay here using a credit card or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to pay by bankwire.
The deposit of US$5000 needs to be paid to secure your place. The balance is due on 1 May 2024. You can also pay the full entry fee now.
The Last Desert is up to 250 kilometers (155 mile) over six-stages and takes place in Antarctica.
The Last Desert is part of RacingThePlanet’s 4 Deserts Ultramarathon Series - the most prestigious footrace series in the world, ranked by TIME Magazine as the “World’s Top Endurance Races” and profiled on BBC, ESPN, NatGeo, CNN, ABC, and NBC Sports.
Racers of all levels, ethnicities and ages, from 19 to 80, compete in this race across the Final Frontier. They are supported by the world’s most skilled professionals including expedition staff, wilderness medical doctors and volunteers.
The 4 Deserts Ultramarathon Series encompasses the Atacama Crossing (Chile), Gobi March (Mongolia), Namib Race (Namibia) and The Last Desert (Antarctica). There is also the RacingThePlanet Ultramarathon – a separate race which moves to a new location each year. RacingThePlanet: Lapland was in August 2022.
*Note: A fuel surcharge of US$25 per night / US$250 may be applied if fuel prices exceed US$100 / Brent barrel, or US$50 per night / US$500 if fuel prices exceed US$150 / Brent barrel.