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4 Deserts

Index 4 Deserts

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

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


Antarctica is Earth's southernmost continent.

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Atacama Desert

The Atacama Desert (Desierto de Atacama) is a plateau in South America (primarily in Chile), covering a 1000-km (600-mi) 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 one of the most accomplished ultramarathon runners in the world and author of the riveting memoir. Engle has a track record of winning or placing in many of the toughest endurance foot races across the globe.

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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 (born Constantine Karnazes; August 23, 1962) (pronounced car-NEH-zis), 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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A desert is a barren area of landscape where little precipitation occurs and consequently living conditions are hostile for plant and animal life.

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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, education, 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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Eastern Desert

The Eastern Desert is the part of the Sahara desert that is located east of the Nile river, between the river and the Red Sea.

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Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

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A gale is a strong wind, typically used as a descriptor in nautical contexts.

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Gobi Desert

The Gobi Desert is a large desert region in Asia.

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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 is an oasis city in Xinjiang, People's Republic of China.

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Kevin Lin

Kevin Lin (林義傑, November 19, 1976) is a Taiwanese ultramarathon runner from Taipei.

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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) is the largest of the South Shetland Islands, lying off the coast of Antarctica in the Southern Ocean.

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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 (Arabic: البتراء, Al-Batrāʾ; Ancient Greek: Πέτρα), originally known to its inhabitants as Raqmu, is a historical and archaeological city in southern Jordan.

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

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Ray Zahab

Raymond Zahab, (born in 1969) is a Canadian long-distance runner and public 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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The Sahara (الصحراء الكبرى,, 'the Great Desert') is the largest hot desert and the third largest desert in the world after Antarctica and the Arctic.

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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 2004 British fictional documentary about a manned voyage through the solar system.

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Trans World Sport

Trans World Sport (TWS), originally stylised Transworld Sport (still used in some television listings and electronic programme guides) is a sports-orientated television programme produced by IMG Media in London, England.

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Wadi El Hitan

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

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


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

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