The Last Desert (Antarctica)

Record-breaking Antarctica Runners Recognised As Australia Day Ambassadors

23 Jan 2013 11:49
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Sydney runners Greg and Matthew Donovan, who raced into the record books with their 150 km run across Antarctica, have been recognised as Australia Day Ambassadors by the Australia Day Council of NSW. The record-breaking father and son will join a host of exceptional Australians at celebrations around the state on 26 January, sharing the story of their ultramarathon mission to

The Last Desert Makes Racing History

06 Dec 2012 09:44
Jean-Loup Fenaux
(30 November 2012, Ushuaia, Argentina)—The Last Desert (Antarctica) 2012 has proved to be a momentous race in 4 Deserts racing history. When the fifth edition of the event came to a close in the snowy setting of Danko Island yesterday, new records were being forged in all directions. Anne-Marie Flammersfeld of Germany emerged as the first woman to ever win all

A Truly Historic Edition of The Last Desert (Antarctica)

22 Nov 2012 14:28
Jean-Loup Fenaux
[21 November 2012, Hong Kong] – One of the world’s most extraordinary endurance races gets underway this Thursday, 22 November, as 55 competitors set out on a journey to race up to 250 kilometers across the world’s largest and coldest desert. It is the fifth edition of The Last Desert, the most eagerly awaited race in the 4 Deserts series because