We officially have our first Namibian winner of the Desert Ultra.
Stage Four may be the shortest but you’d be foolish to underestimate the Damara Dash…
–NEWS FLASH– Just as we began uploading this report a mother elephant and her baby have wandered to within about 20m of camp!
At 6am local time, Francois, our chief Namibian rooster impersonator gave his usual morning alarm call and our day got off to a start.
Stage One is over and 30 lightly toasted runners are now safely in their tents…
As the sun sets here, the place becomes a prime selfie spot. Expect our runners social media accounts to be packed with glowing sundown shots for the coming weeks.
Every runner who makes it through our sun-baked 150 mile #DesertUltra is a winner in our book – but who was the fastest?
Today is world rhino day. What a perfect time to have our runners cross the finish line.
Most of the runners had a night of broken sleep on account of the lion outside the perimeter who roared every half hour or so…
Once again we used a helicopter as a starting gun. Our pilot gave the runners a haircut as he roared overhead and sent the runners out onto the course.
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