Running in Sand

By Altie Clark Running in sand is hard.  Running in sand with a 10 kg backpack is very hard.  Running in sand, in 45 degree Celsius heat with a 10 kg backpack is extremely hard.  Running in sand, in 45 degree Celsius heat, with a 10 kg backpack on day 4 of a 250 km...

Training to “Run” the KAEM

By Dirk Cloete According to the statistics of Racing the Planet, the company who presents the 4-Deserts Series approximately 20% of participants run the entire course.  This number is of course dictated by the course, weather conditions and what pace is regarded as...

Food Tips for Self-sufficient 7 Day Event

Blind adventurer Geoff Hilton-Barber, who has completed the Kalahari Augrabies Extreme Marathon five times, compiled this suggested Food and Packing List. Introduction This food list/menu is intended only as a guide to people who are participating in the Kalahari...