Sesriem (Namibia) - "100km of Namib Desert". The 100km of Namib Desert (Namibia) is a is a 7-day, 4-stage, fully-supported footrace located the Namib-Naukluft National Park, in the Namib Desert, a coastal desert in southern Africa. The course of the 100km of Namib Desert is 104-kilometer (64 miles) long with approximately 1000 meters (3,280 feet) of ascents/descents and takes place over 4 stages: 15km 190m D+ / 21km / 42km 500m D+ / 26km 300m D+. The 100km of Namib Desert is also open to walkers on a reduced distance of 50km (32 miles). The course takes competitors through a wide variety of landscapes: Sossusvlei salt and clay pan, Sesriem canyon, the 550-year-old dead trees in Dead Vlei, and the dunes Big Daddy and Dune 45. The terrain is mixed, with sandy, pebbly mainly compact ground, except for the last stage with the sand dunes. The race route is fully marked, and the event is fully supported, with medical and technical assistance. There are a number of aid stations with solids and liquids. Your base for the duration of the event will be the luxury Sossusvlei Lodge, with air-conditioned rooms and en-suite bathrooms, outdoor pool, bar and free WiFi access. There is also a reading room with a fireplace and an adventure centre, which can organise nature drives, hot air balloon rides and more for non-running companions. For full details, race program and regulations see our website. www.100kmofnamibdesert.com




Swakopmund (Namibia) - "Namib Race". The Namib Race is a 7-day, 250 km / 155 mile footrace that takes place within the oldest desert and the largest dunes in the world. Through the seven days, competitors experience some of the most stunning and iconic desert landscape. The course takes you through amazing desert scenery including wide-open red plains, scattered mountain outcrops, huge expanses of dramatic sand dunes, moon-like landscape, Atlantic waves crashing against the sandy desert shore-line, and a fascinating array of plants and animals. Visit our website. www.racingtheplanet.com/namibrace

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