The Atacama Crossing: Fast Facts
• The Atacama Crossing is one of the main events in the 4 Deserts Race Series, together with the Gobi March in China, the Sahara Race (currently run in Namibia) and the Last Desert in Antarctica. • Each race covers 250km, over seven days, and is self- supported: only water and a tent are provided. • It’s considered one of the world’s most prestigous endurance races. • In 2010, South African trail legend Ryan Sandes became the first runner to win all four races. • For more information about the series, visit 4deserts.com.