Racing the Planet new sponsor in 2014

We are excited and proud to announce our latest new sponsor of the Grassland Marathon 2014: RacingThePlanet. Headquartered in Hong Kong, RacingThePlanet – the Outdoor Store has become famous as a centre of expertise in offroad running and outdoor adventures, and all GKF participants now get a prime opportunity to upgrade their running experience. A great match and we are looking forward to a long and splendid cooperation!

Founded in 2002, RacingThePlanet provides the best outdoor equipment, clothing and nutrition through their worldwide online store with more than 250 brands (such as 2XU, Canada Goose, Garmin, The North Face, Injinji , Icebreaker, RaidLight) and over 26,000 products . “The RacingThePlanet and 4 Deserts series provide the ultimate testing ground for endurance racing, outdoor, and rugged technology products,” according to the company’s marketing department. “The expertise and knowledge gathered by RacingThePlanet and its participants enables us to credibly identify the most reliable, useful, innovative and lightweight outdoor products, footwear, Gadgets & Electronicsenergy bars & gels, outdoor clothing , Bags and backpacks available and ship them worldwide.”  With selections made and guidance given by considering activity, terrain and events, RacingThePlanet’s international online store is indeed the top resource for endurance racers and outdoor enthusiasts in the world (products are shipped from warehouses in both Hong Kong and the United Kingdom).

World’s first truly global store: based on the edge of China, RacingThePlanet source the best products from around the world whether it’s in Vietnam, the United States, Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom, Spain or Korea.

World’s leading gear experts: RacingThePlanet staff lives and breathes the outdoors – many are champions in their field.

Field tested: products are constantly tested in the world’s harshest climates and terrain from the Gobi Desert of China to the Atacama of Chile to Antarctica…RacingThePlanet carries only clothing and gear that work.

One-stop shopping: save on postage by getting everything you need for any activity, whether it’s competing in an Ironman, running an ultramarathon or climbing one of the Seven Summits.

Expert gear lists: staff at RacingThePlanet tell you what you need for any activity saving you the research time and the costs of returning items that don’t work.

The main categories:

– Men: jackets, shirts, clothing, footwear, accessories

– Women: jackets, shirts, clothing, footwear, accessories

Bags and backpacks, tents and sleeping bags

Foot care and gaiter

Drinking System, Hydration Backpacks

Gadgets & Electronics

Cooking / Accessories: Freeze-dried food, energy bars and gels, supplements

All confirmed participants for the 2014 edition of the Genghis Khan Festival will receive a discount code in their registration confirmation email. Use this code on the RacingThePlanet online store and take advantage of this superb opportunity! If you have already registered for our event, please contact

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