Atacama Crossing (Chile)

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Competitors to embark on 250 kilometer footrace across Atacama Desert

04 Oct 2015 11:43
Jean-Loup Fenaux
[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 grueling 250-kilometer course. Now in its 11th year, the 4 Deserts Race Series began hosting the Atacama Crossing in 2004. The race returns with an exciting field of 168 competitors,

The Atacama Crossing Hosts a Remarkable Field for the 10th Anniversary Edition of the Race

08 Oct 2014 13:05
Jean-Loup Fenaux
A group of outstanding individuals is gathering in the Chilean town of San Pedro de Atacama this week to celebrate the 10th anniversary edition of the Atacama Crossing. On the morning of Sunday, 5 October, a diverse group of 163 competitors from 36 nations— spanning double Olympians, blind athletes and many raising funds for charities—will set out on the stunning 250-kilometer

Daniel Rowland Wins the Atacama Crossing 2013

11 Mar 2013 13:24
Jean-Loup Fenaux
The Atacama Crossing 2013 concluded with 132 competitors crossing the finish line, including a cancer survivor, two blind men, and two women living with diabetes. Daniel Rowland of Zimbabwe vied with Australia’s Vlad Ixel to snag first place. The two men sprinted to the finish line within seconds of each other in multiple stages. In the end, Daniel edged Vlad out

The Atacama Crossing Unleashes New Levels of Ambition

04 Mar 2012 19:00
Jean-Loup Fenaux
[29 February, 2012, Hong Kong] – The eighth edition of the Atacama Crossing kicks off this week in the Chilean desert town of San Pedro de Atacama, with one of the most ambitious groups of competitors to ever embark on the 250-kilometer footrace. Of the 160 competitors setting out on the world-renowned race through the Atacama Desert, 13 are aiming to