Couch to 250km – doctor takes on Namibian desert

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Couch to 250km – doctor takes on Namibian desert

Keira
Stephenson
Desert running is a balancing act between staying hydrated and retaining essential minerals
Desert running is a balancing act between staying hydrated and retaining essential minerals. Photo: WWW.RACINGTHEPLANET.COM

We are on our summer break and the editorial office is closed until 14 January. We hope you enjoy this article which is part of Summer Hiatus, an eclectic mix from our archives throughout the year, The Conversation and other publications we share content with. Please note the comment function has been turned off while we are away. Happy reading

The casting of light and shadow over the landscape is insanely beautiful Keira Stephenson talks t, Ruth Upsdell tops up her fluids at a checkpoint. Photo: WWW.RACINGTHEPLANET.COM, Ruth Upsdell, Namibia race