Een loop van Beyond the Ultimate. Dure lopen, maar wel een goede organisatie en bijzondere locaties. De genoemde dag is het begin van de reis. Voor alle info zie de website.
About this event
This is the Namib Desert, one of the oldest deserts in the world, a vast region of Southern Africa which has been dry for more than 50 million years. Day time temperatures at this time of year reach 35 degrees but as night begins to fall, and the sunset turns the landscape into something other worldly, the temperatures can drop to freezing.
Youíre standing in baking heat and dust, surrounded on all sides by sand and scrubland. The Spitskoppe Mountains loom over you, bare rock rising nearly 2 kilometres from the desert floor. Youíre a dot on the landscape as you stand on a trail that winds itís way through the rocky ground around you and off into sand dunes that shimmer in the heat haze on the horizon.
This is the Desert Ultra.
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Location: Namib Desert, Namibia
Terrain: Sand Dunes, Scrub Land and Dry River Beds
Payments: In full or monthly instalments.
Red Jersey Stage: The Damara Dash
Base Camp: Spitzkoppe Mountains
Finish: Save the Rhino Outpost
Daytime Temperature: 20°C - 35°C
Evening Temperature: -10°C - 0°C
A 250km race split into 5 stages of sand dunes, dry river beds and baking scrubland in the shadow of rocky, martian mountains.
Runners should expect sweltering heat in the long days and freezing nights. There may be periods running in darkness, following a marked route by head torch, under skies free of light pollution and filled with stars.
As a self-sufficient race you are responsible for carrying your entire kit, including food, safety equipment and a minimum of 2.5 litres of water which can be re-filled at checkpoints along the stages. Youíll need some specialist gear to take on the worldís oldest desert.
Accommodation each night is provided by way of campsites built by our race team.
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