Gobi March 2009
12:46-10-June-09: Competitors are beginning to arrive in Kashgar. Frenchman Pierre Beguin, the much loved and much feared course director, has returned from the Gobi Desert. Course details will be updated on the website in the next few hours. The finish is expected to take competitors through the “Old City,” a spectacular part of old Kashgar that will soon be demolished. Temperatures are hot and dusty.
RACINGTHEPLANET is a unique category of rough country footraces that take place over seven days and some 250 kilometers in remote and culturally rich locations around the world. Competitors must carry all their own equipment and food, are only provided with water and a place in a tent each day but are supported by professional medical and operations teams.
Details can be found at: www.racingtheplanet.com.