Experience one of the greatest feats of mankind while running the most challenging marathon of your life. The Great Wall Marathon will put your physical ability to the test with its steep ascent of 5,164 steps. The World Heritage listed fortification is the largest human-made structure in the world and symbolises sheer human strength and fortitude. Tap into the special Great Wall spirit and join us for this spectacular run which will take you on a journey through ancient Chinese history and stunning scenery. Take on the Great Wall!

Combine the thrilling marathon experience with a classic African safari vacation and sign up for the Big Five Marathon. Running in the Entabeni Private Game Reserve of South Africa, you will encounter zebras, giraffes and antelopes. The spectacular course will even take you through lion territory and you may chance upon a rhino although we advise you to keep on running if you do!

Discover Jordan’s lost city and be challenged by the boundless desert surrounding it. This desert run starts in the ancient city of Petra amid rose-tinted sandstone monuments created thousands of years ago. The course continues into the barren desert landscape before looping back to the city. Experience Jordan’s finest treasure combined with a challenging desert race. Run back in time with us!

Ice as far as the eye beholds. Impossibly beautiful, blue skies. Incredibly fresh air. Musk oxen and arctic foxes on the unique and stark landscape of the arctic tundra. Yes, we are in one of the most remote corners of the world: Greenland. Feel the soft crunch of snow beneath your shoes while running through the arctic desert and Greenland Ice Sheet and immerse yourself in this rare and exceptional natural beauty. This will undoubtedly be the coolest experience of your life.

Tucked away in central Myanmar and home to more than 2,000 temples, Bagan’s beauty and historical significance is unsurpassed. Sacred pagodas and beautiful temples are scattered across the plains of Bagan creating a mystical, striking landscape. The marathon course will take runners on a voyage of discovery into this alluring and untouched land.


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Albatros Adventure Marathons take running to another level. We are both the race organizer and travel agency behind some of the world’s most extraordinary races. Whether in the wilds of the African savannah, on the Greenlandic Ice Sheet, amid Petra’s sweltering desert heat, beside the magical temples of Bagan or climbing the epic Great Wall of China, we offer remarkable courses that will challenge even the most experienced runner – BUT it’s not all about the race! These events are about enjoying time together with family, friends and other running-minded spirits from around the world.

This is where we find an energetic, blood pumping, near breathless synergy with Mikkeller. Similar to our adventure race philosophy, Mikkeller is committed to brewing beer that challenges the tastes buds, pushes the limit and delivers something unexpected. What’s more, as the largest running club in the world, Mikkeller Running Club inspires people to move. What could be more awesome than a collaboration between two brands, who share a passion for beer and love of running the world? We think it’s pretty damn cool, and tasty too.

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