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CELEBRATING 15 YEARSShow All   |    Hide All

The 4 Deserts Race Series will celebrate its 15-year anniversary in 2017. This page looks back at our first fifteen years through photos, features and news. You can also learn more About the 4 Deserts and view our History page for details of each event since the inaugural 4 Deserts race at Gobi March (China) 2003.

LOOKING BACK IN PHOTOS

4 Deserts competitors, volunteers and staff reveal their favorite photos from the past 15 years.

Mary Gadams, 4 Deserts Founder
Zandy Mangold
4 Deserts Competitor & Photographer
Jesse Yoo
Record Holder for 4 Deserts Finishes

 

SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY FEATURES

Running for Education
Dotted along the routes of the Gobi March are many schools which have benefitted from Esquel-Y.L. Yang Education Foundation...
A Beautiful Smile
In 2006, a small, three-year-old girl named A Yiguli arrived at Operation Smile's medical screening site in Kashgar, strapped in cloth that was tied to her mother's back ...

 

IN THE NEWS

National Geographic Radio interviews founder Mary Gadams Mary Gadams, founder of the 4 Deserts, has finished a radio interview with National Geographic Radio host, Boyd Matson. Matson competed in the inaugural Gobi March in 2003...