Dave to reveal how he completed six deserts

first_imgTHE ONLY Irishman to have completed six desert marathons, is coming to Limerick to share his experiences. Dave O’Brien has run more than 400 races around the world, including 30 marathons. In 2010 he became one of a handful from across the globe, and the oldest at 56, to complete the infamous, hottest, coldest, windiest and driest deserts in the world in one year, in a 38 week period.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Dave returned from Antarctica in December 2010, where he completed the last of four 155-mile endurance races in the Racing the Planet’s “4 Deserts” series.Earlier in the year he completed the three other 155-mile races across Chile’s Atacama Desert in March, the Gobi desert in China in June, and the Sahara desert in Northern Africa in October while carrying everything on his back to survive, food, medical supplies, clothes, sleeping bag, survival gear, water etc.Dave will be speaking in the Jean Monet Theatre at UL on May 25, at 8pm. Linkedin Facebook Twitter Email Advertisementcenter_img Print WhatsApp NewsLocal NewsDave to reveal how he completed six desertsBy admin – May 23, 2012 649 Previous articleThe Riptide Movement let rip this FridayNext articleEscapism by the bucket load adminlast_img

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