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Shropshire Three Peaks

I decided for my 42nd Birthday I’d do the whole Shropshire Three Peaks Challenge, a route I had set for an event in June, as well as any anytime challenge. I’m a long time out of running, with a spinal injury, so this would be a hike.  I’d shoot for 14 hours or 3 miles …

Competitors to embark on 250 kilometre footrace across Atacama Desert

[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 …

The Last Desert (Antarctica) 2014

[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 …

A Culturally Diverse Gobi March Kicks Off in Far-Western China

A remarkable race through one of the most culturally-diverse regions of China’s far northwest gets underway on June 1st as the Gobi March takes to the highest plateaus of the Gobi Desert. The 11th edition of the world-renowned, 250-kilometer rough country footrace will see competitors from 41 countries gathering at the starting line in Bortala …

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