Africa Desert Running Calendar 2021

Africa is home to some of the world’s largest and most unique deserts, including the Sahara, Namib and Kalahari. Increasingly, these deserts and other parts of the continent with desert and semi-desert characteristics, host a wide range of footraces, making Africa the premier international desert running destination. Unfortunately, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, various... Continue Reading →

Atacama Crossing – The Final Countdown

Greetings from San Pedro in Chile. Just two days to go before the start of the 2015 Atacama Crossing... I arrived in San Pedro last night after more than 24 hours of travelling from South Africa. My trip included three flights - Johannesburg to Sao Paulo in Brazil, then to Santiago in Chile, and finally... Continue Reading →

Atacama Crossing – What’s in the bag?

Greetings from San Pedro in Chile. Only three days to go before the start of the 2015 Atacama Crossing. Competitors in multi-day, self-sufficient, footraces face many challenges. These include the weather, sand, injuries, blisters, tiredness, thirst, lack of comfort and privacy, etc. But there is one challenge which ultimately could make or break your race... Continue Reading →

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