Competitors to embark on 250 kilometre footrace across Atacama Desert

Posted October 4, 2015  /   By richard  /  0 Comments

[3 October 2015, San Pedro de Atacama] – Competitors from nearly 40 countries will race across the Atacama Desert during the coming week, carrying their own equipment and food over a gruelling 250-kilometer course. Now in its 11th year, the 4 Deserts Race Series began hosting the Atacama Crossing in 2004. The race returns with …

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The Last Desert (Antarctica) 2014

Posted November 30, 2014  /   By richard  /  0 Comments

[1 November, 2014, Ushuaia] —The Last Desert (Antarctica) is enjoying its biggest year yet as this weekend a diverse, international cast of competitors look to push against their mental and physical limits in the White Continent. This celebrated race, which was first staged in Antarctica in 2006 and is now held every two years, has …

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A Rare Sahara Race in the Ancient Deserts of Jordan

Posted February 14, 2014  /   By richard  /  0 Comments

[12 February 2014, Hong Kong] – As the ninth edition of the Sahara Race kicks off on 16 February 2014, competitors will find themselves in one of the most fabled desert-scapes on the planet, beneath the towering sandstone mesas of Jordan’s Wadi Rum, also known as Valley of the Moon. This year’s Sahara Race is …

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January Newsletter out now!

Posted January 14, 2014  /   By richard  /  0 Comments

News of sponsorship and a 15% discount from RacingThePlanet, plus all the latest news on all of our ultramarathons.  

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Beyond Marathon low cost mobile phone based race timing solution

Posted November 20, 2013  /   By richard  /  0 Comments

Beyond Marathon have created a low cost chip timing solution.  We developed this for small organisations who simply cannot afford the high setup and ongoing costs of existing timing systems.  You can purchase and download the Beyond Marathon Race Timer Pro App from the Google or Play store (£4.99). A demo version with less features is available too.  …

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Beyond Marathon events partner – RacingThePlanet (UK)

Posted August 16, 2013  /   By richard  /  0 Comments

Company Profile RacingThePlanet (UK) Founded in 2002, RacingThePlanet provide the best outdoor equipment, clothing and nutrition through our worldwide online store with more than 250 brands (such as 2XU, Canada Goose, Garmin, The North Face, Injinji, Icebreaker, RaidLight) and over 26,000 products . The RacingThePlanet and 4 Deserts series provide the ultimate testing ground for endurance racing, outdoor, and rugged technology products. The expertise and knowledge gathered by RacingThePlanet …

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RacingThePlanet Store 15% discount

Posted July 27, 2013  /   By richard  /  0 Comments

RACINGTHEPLANET, THE OUTDOOR STORE As a Beyond Marathon fan, from now until 31 August 2013 you can enjoy a one-time discount of 15%* on everything at both the flagship store  located in Hong Kong and online store of RacingThePlanet. To receive this discount, please present a copy of this post upon check out or enter the discount code supplied to you as …

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Gobi March 2013 press release

Posted May 20, 2013  /   By richard  /  0 Comments

  The world-renowned Gobi March celebrates its 10th anniversary this June with a striking new course through one of China’s most fabled regions. Kicking off on Sunday, 2 June in the northwestern province of Xinjiang, competitors will embark on a 250-kilometer course through lands once ruled by Genghis Khan, an emperor simultaneously revered and feared …

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April Newsletter

Posted April 3, 2013  /   By richard  /  0 Comments

Welcome to the April newsletter.  We didn’t send this out on April 1st, in case we were not taken seriously.  I mean, who would believe a newsletter dedicated to people who run all day, run all night, run national trails in just one day, or participate in Herculean legends? We’ve split up this newsletter into …

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Our latest participants

Posted March 18, 2013  /   By richard  /  0 Comments

The latest to sign up for July’s The 12 Labours of Hercules Ultramarathon are as follows. Welcome to our latest pair to sign up last night, Team name  – “2 men 1 mission” – John Goodson and Leigh Gillatt from North Lincs. John runs for Barton and District AC. Also welcome to Titans pair “The …

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