30 Nov 2010

Sandes is back from the Antartica

Sandes is back from the Antartica

The “Last Desert” done and dusted..

The last week has been an insane experience and a once in a lifetime opportunity to see Antarctica. Yesterday was defiantly the highlight of the trip…we woke up to views of massive white floating ice mountains and there were orca’s, whales and penguins playing next to our boat. Then later that day competitors ran the last stage of the “Last Desert”… running the last 2.3km loop I realised I had done it and my goal / dream to complete the 4 Desert series was coming true. To win all 4 Deserts was a bonus and really rewarding for some long hours of training over the past two years. I was elated crossing the finish line with a South African flag in hand but also relieved to have “done it” as I felt the pressure leading up to the race.

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24 Nov 2010

Ryan Sandes, already a Hout Bay legend

Ryan Sandes, already a Hout Bay legend

Article By: Rob Peters/iafrica

South African running sensation Ryan Sandes is well on his way to becoming the first person to win all four marathons in the 4Desert Series.

Sandes, who has already triumphed in the Gobi March, the Sahara Race and the Atacama Crossing, is currently taking part in the Last Desert Race in Antartica.

The Cape Town local has already won the first three stages of the Last Desert, and with three stages remaining, he is in a very good position to claim the overall victory.

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