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4 Deserts

The 4 Deserts Race Series is an annual series of four 250-kilometer (155-mile) races across deserts around the globe. [1]

24 relations: Atacama Desert, Charlie Engle (marathoner), Daniel Rowland (runner), Dean Karnazes, Deception Island, Desert Runners, Documentary film, Dorian Bay, Gale, IMG (company), José Manuel Martínez, Kashgar, Kevin Lin, King George Island (South Shetland Islands), Mars, Multi-day race, Petra, RacingThePlanet, Ray Zahab, Ryan Sandes, San Pedro de Atacama, Space Odyssey (TV series), Trans World Sport, Wadi Al-Hitan.

Atacama Desert

The Atacama Desert (Desierto de Atacama) is a plateau in South America, covering a strip of land on the Pacific coast, west of the Andes mountains.

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Charlie Engle (marathoner)

Charlie Engle (born September 20, 1962) is an ultramarathon runner who appeared in the documentary Running the Sahara.

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Daniel Rowland (runner)

Daniel Westcar Rowland (born 3 May 1984) is a Zimbabwean long-distance trail runner.

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Dean Karnazes

Dean Karnazes (b. Constantine Karnazes August 23, 1962) (pronounced car-NAH-sis), is an American ultramarathon runner, and author of Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All Night Runner, which details ultra endurance running for the general public.

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Deception Island

Deception Island is an island in the South Shetland Islands archipelago, with one of the safest harbours in Antarctica.

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Desert Runners

Desert Runners is a 2013 documentary film directed by Jennifer Steinman that follows a group of non-professional runners that attempt to complete 4 Deserts, a series of ultramarathon races often considered the most difficult in the world.

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Documentary film

A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction or maintaining a historical record.

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Dorian Bay

Dorian Bay is a cove on the northwest side of Wiencke Island, 0.5 nautical miles (1 km) east-northeast of Damoy Point, in the Palmer Archipelago of Antarctica.

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Gale

A gale is a very strong wind.

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IMG (company)

IMG, originally known as the International Management Group, is a global sports, other events and talent management company headquartered in New York City.

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José Manuel Martínez

José Manuel ("Chema") Martínez Fernández (born 22 October 1971 in Madrid) is a Spanish long-distance runner.

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Kashgar

Kashgar (known in Chinese as Kashi) is an oasis city with an approximate population of 350,000.

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Kevin Lin

Kevin Lin (Traditional Chinese:林義傑, November 19, 1976) is an ultramarathon runner from Taipei, Taiwan.

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King George Island (South Shetland Islands)

King George Island (Argentina: Isla 25 de Mayo, Chile: Isla Rey Jorge, Russian: Ватерло́о Vaterloo (Waterloo)) is the largest of the South Shetland Islands, lying off the coast of Antarctica in the Southern Ocean.

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Mars

Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second smallest planet in the Solar System, after Mercury.

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Multi-day race

Multiday races are ultramarathon running events which are typically either segmented into daily events of a specified distance or time, or staged so that runners can run as far as they want, at their own discretion, over a set course or over a set number of days.

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Petra

Petra (Arabic: البترا, Al-Batrāʾ; Ancient Greek: Πέτρα) is a historical and archaeological city in the southern Jordanian governorate of Ma'an that is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system.

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RacingThePlanet

RacingThePlanet is an organizer of off-trail and rough-country endurance foot-races, including the 4 Deserts.

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Ray Zahab

Ray Zahab (born 1968 or 1969) is a Canadian long-distance runner and motivational speaker.

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Ryan Sandes

Ryan Nicholas Sandes "Hedgie" (born 10 March 1982 in Cape Town), is a South African trail runner.

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San Pedro de Atacama

San Pedro de Atacama is a Chilean town and commune in El Loa Province, Antofagasta Region.

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Space Odyssey (TV series)

Space Odyssey: Voyage to the Planets (released as Voyage to the Planets and Beyond in the United States) is a fictional documentary about a manned voyage through the solar system.

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Trans World Sport

Trans World Sport is a sports-related television programme produced by IMG Media in London and shown worldwide on a variety of television channels.

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Wadi Al-Hitan

Wadi Al-Hitan (وادي الحيتان, "Whales Valley") is a paleontological site in the Al Fayyum Governorate of Egypt, some 150 km southwest of Cairo.

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Atacama Crossing, Gobi March, Sahara Race, The Last Desert.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/4_Deserts

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