Ultrarunning


 

 

Nepal Ultra Run

RacingThePlanet: Nepal 2011 is expected to take place in the Pokhara region of Nepal, situated in the northwestern corner of the Pokhara Valley, which is a widening of the Seti Gandaki valley. The Seti River and its tributaries have dug impressive canyons into the valley floor, which are only visible from higher viewpoints or from…

Racing the planet Sahara, October 24th 2009

Team good sport 10August 2009 The Sahara Race is a six-day, 250-kilometer foot race. Each individual must also carry his or her own gear, food and clothing in a backpack. The only assistance provided is water (plenty), tents and medical assistance. The average backpack weighs about 20 pounds (9 kilos). There are six stages ranging…

Atacama, Chile Desert Race

The Atacama Crossing is a six-stage, 250-kilometer footrace across the Atacama Desert of Chile. All competitors must carry all their own food, gear and clothing while navigating through about 30 checkpoints (CPs). The Atacama Crossing is part of the 4 DesertsTM, a series of footraces in the world’s four largest deserts (the Atacama, the Gobi,…

80 km Mont Blanc Ultra

After an early morning start (4:00am) from Chamonix the runners rise directly to the Bellachat hut (2276m) where the sun’s first rays will hit the summit of the Mont-Blanc. After a short respite the runners will leave the top of Brevent (2525m) to descend to Planpraz (1st refreshment station). At the heart of the Aiguille Rouges…