Gobi March (Mongolia) is a 7-day, 250-kilometer / 155-mile self-supported footrace. The course is located in the Karakorum region in Central Mongolia. The host town of the race is Ulaanbaatar. The 250 kilometer / 155 mile course takes competitors through vast green grasslands, stupas and temples, sand dunes, great rock valleys, old forests and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre of the Orkhon Valley, while they will at times sleep in traditional Mongolian yurts. The race concludes at the ancient city of Karakorum, the former capital of Genghis Khan’s empire.
More information about the race is available at www.racingtheplanet.com/gobimarch