Welcome to the World Marathon Challenge. The World Marathon Challenge is an amazing logistical and physical challenge to run seven marathons on seven continents in seven days. Run 7 continents – Antarctica, Africa, Australia, Asia, Europe, South America and North America – in 7 days or 168 hours. Are you up for the challenge?
The Jerusalem Marathon is one of the most exciting events in Jerusalem. The marathon is set against the backdrop of Jerusalem's magnificent views as you run through streets filled with history. One of the most unique marathons in the world.
Bellissimo Roma! There can be few more impressive cities to run around than Rome and with spring in Italy bringing lovely warm weather this is a great marathon choice. Voted as the top choice by Runner's World survey of city marathons. See the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Vatican City. Why walk when you can run!
Join 50,000 runners as you start your marathon on "the most beautiful avenue in the world", the Champs Elysées. One of the oldest big city marathons, the Paris Marathon is essentially a sightseeing tour of the city. Get to know the most beautiful city in the world, while running the legendary 42.195km distance!
Join over 40,000 runners in the Vienna City Marathon and enjoy the rousing atmosphere of this wonderful city. A romantic city, located on the banks of the Danube where you can waltz to Strauss, enjoy the Museum Quarter and also run a marathon!
The Virgin Money London Marathon is one of the six Abbott World Marathon Majors and, as such, hugely in demand. A spectacular event conducted through the streets of London, to the sounds of hundreds of thousands cheering supporters. What an event!
When you run the Volkswagen Prague Marathon, you are running through the centuries in a city that was built when Emperors chose to make it the capital of Europe. Awe-inspiring views throughout the race course have made this marathon a popular running holiday in the Czech Republic.
The Midnight Sun Marathon takes place in the Arctic city of Tromsø at 70°N. Run in broad daylight in the middle of the night! The marathon takes place during Norway's high season for the midnight sun, where the sun never sets! A truly unique event.
An ultra scenic run on the trails of Sound of Music. The Mozart 100 is one of the most beautiful ultra marathons in Europe. The city of Salzburg, UNESCO world cultural heritage and world famous for its extraordinary setting, and the surrounding Salzburger land sets the stage for an exceptional event for runners and nordic walkers.
Join the most entertaining Marathon in the world, as the Marathon du Medoc weaves its way through the vineyards of Bordeaux. If beautiful scenery, inspiring villages and names such as Chateau Lafite Rothschild and Chateau Mouton Rothschild pique your interest and stimulate your taste buds, then this is the marathon for you.
Runners from all over the world come to Estonia to experience the Tallinn Marathon, the largest sporting event in Estonia. Choose your distance, from 5km to 42.195km and run in one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe. Estonia is an absolute must for all runners and travellers alike.
Berlin is renowned as being the fastest marathon in the world but it’s not just the elite runners who benefit from the superb weather conditions, flat course and slick organisation. The Berlin Marathon, one of the six World Marathon Majors, makes marathon history. Join us in Berlin and make history of your own!
Loch Ness is one of the best-known destinations in the world and offers one of the most scenic marathons in the UK. With a route that hugs the southern shores of the loch, you may even catch a glimpse of the Loch’s most famous resident – Nessie! Training prepares you for the race. Nothing prepares you for the scenery.
The Budapest Marathon is the only marathon in the world that includes two UNESCO World Heritage Sites on its course. A flat, scenic course leads you through one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Come and admire the panorama of the capital from both banks of the river Danube. Budapest is waiting for you!
An unrivalled marathon backdrop, with the Mediterranean sea on one side and the distant alps on the other. Join in the magic of the French Riviera Marathon (Marathon des Alpes-Maritimes) as it winds its way from the Promenade des Anglais in Nice to La Croisette in Cannes. Experience the joie de vivre and all else that’s on offer!
One marathon, two continents! The Instanbul Marathon spans the continents of Asia and Europe, the course crossing the magnificent Bosporus Bridge. Experience of the world’s great cities – exotic, cosmopolitan and uniquely situated between Europe and Asia. Perfectly situated to continue your travels in Europe!
The Athens Marathon is one of the ‘must run’ marathons in the world. Run from the town of Marathon into the atmosphere and history that is the Panathinaikon Stadium, the venue of the Olympics. Follow in the footsteps of thousands of runners in an event that encapsulates the sport of marathon running. Feel the shiver down your spine.