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.

Travel partners

We partner with a number of travel agents around the world, who can offer you the World's Fastest Marathon and holiday package from your home country. Some of these partners may offer flights.

Australia

Travelling Fit
Level 1, Suite 1
66 Terrigal Esplanade
PO Box 583
Terrigal NSW 2260
Australia
Phone: 1300 728 296 | +61 2 4385 2455
Fax: +61 2 4385 2476

Belgium

Loopreizen
Villa California
Escudostraat 2
2991 XV Barendrecht
The Netherlands
Phone: + 32 (0) 38087466

Brazil

Kamel Turismo
Praça Demétrio Ribeiro 17, grupo 804
22011-020 Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro RJ
Brazil
Att.: Elisabet Olival
Phone: +(55) 21 2275 0146

China

ZX-Tour
Room 810, Building 10,
Luozhuangxili,
Zhichun Road, Haidian District,
Beijing, China,
Post Code 100088
Phone: +(86) 18511890828

Denmark

Albatros Adventure Marathons
Tøndergade 16
1752 Copenhagen V
Denmark

Germany

Globalrunning.de
Villa California
Escudostraat 2
2991 XV Barendrecht
The Netherlands
Phone: + 49(0)39 292 67 8247

India

Active Holiday Company
No. 134, 8th Main Road,
Between 16th & 17th Cross, (Above TLP Cafe),
Malleshwaram West,
Bangalore 560055
India

Netherlands

Loopreizen
Villa California
Escudostraat 2
2991 XV Barendrecht
The Netherlands
Phone: +31 (0) 104971180

South Africa

Penthouse Travel Sporting Tours
Pope House, Unit 2
Chenoweth Street
Durbanville,
7550 Cape Town
South Africa
Phone: +(27) 21 976 8110
Fax: +(27) 21 976 0411