20th November, 2018
Desert Ultra 2018 got underway at 8am sharp local time under cloudy skies and with the remnants of last night’s billowing desert winds keeping the runners cool
19th November, 2018
After a 5 hour drive across Namibia from Windhoek, the runners arrived at Spitzkoppe basecamp ready for the start of the Desert Ultra 2018 earlier this afternoon.
5th August, 2018
When the winner of the race crossed the finish line earlier he was handed a medal by the greatest marathon runner on earth…
4th August, 2018
The tired legs were forced to warm up quickly with a twisting, technical descent through a spectacular steep-sided ravine filled with pillars of deep, burnt orange soil…
3rd August, 2018
As the sun rose over a ridge looking over our campsite, our helicopter took off and performed a low fly-by to start the pack moving…
2nd August, 2018
Today has been typified by hills, heat and herds…
1st August, 2018
We had a lot of spectators at the start line to see the runners off on this remarkable event, the near life-sized rhino costume at the front of the pack causing a particularly large stir…
31st July, 2018
It’s World Ranger Day today. A day to honour the brave people who put their lives on the line to protect Africa’s wildlife. The Rangers stand between Africa’s giants and the poachers who hunt them for profit.
8th June, 2018
They have come so far only to find they have so far left to go…
7th June, 2018
In a word… mud.
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