The 9th Roving Race, RacingThePlanet: Sri Lanka 2016 which is part of the 4 Deserts Race Series, will take place in Sri Lanka from 14-20 February 2016. This race follows a similar format as the prestigious 4 Deserts Series. It is a 250-kilometer / 155-mile, 7-day, 6-stage endurance footrace through the most remote, stunning and culturally rich places in Sri Lanka. The course include great variety of terrain, scenery and landscapes including golden beaches, velvety tea plantations and paddy fields, jungle and sub-tropical terrain, highlands and waterfalls plus heritage that Sri Lanka is famous for including ancient temples that dot the landscape. The race is self-supported which means that competitors must carry all their own equipment and food, but are provided with water and a place in a tent each day and are supported by professional medical and operations teams.