Welcome to the 6th Anniversary – 2018 White Continent 50k, Marathon & 1/2 Marathon!

Our 2017 WCM Adventure was another outstanding and successful Adventure! This was the 3rd year we camped overnight and once again all of our runners completed their races on King George Island, Antarctica.   During the race, our runners were cheered on by penguins and seals.  Following the races our runners were able to enjoy excursions to a penguin colony, where they saw Gentoo, Adelie & Chinstrap penguins.  They also explored the nearby Russian Research base and their ornate Orthodox Church.

Check out a highlight video of the 2016 WCM Adventure here:

We are proud to be the Antarctic race with the most world records set at it, including: the first female hand cyclist to complete a Marathon in Antarctica (and now all 7 continents); the youngest female to complete a marathon on all 7 continents (in 2014 by a 15 year-old and again in 2015 by a 12 year-old); the youngest male to complete a marathon on all 7 continents (age 11); the shortest number of days to complete 7 official marathons on 7 continents by a tethered group; the shortest number of days to complete 7 official marathons on 7 continents (both female & male), the shortest number of days to complete 7 official half-marathons on 7 continents (both female & male) and in 2017 the oldest male to complete a marathon in Antarctica and marathons on all 7 Continents (age 77) and many others.  It is overwhelming and extremely gratifying to see everyone accomplish their dreams at The White Continent Marathon!

The 2017 race went perfectly — Great weather and ideal temps.  For 2018, as we did in 2015 and 2017, we will be pairing our Triple 7 Quest event with the WCM.  As in 2017, we will only be chartering one flight (in 2015 we had two groups and that created issues).  That means the number of available seats for the 2018 WCM will be limited compared to previous years.  We will only have 30 spaces available for 2018.

The 2018 WCM will once again be camping overnight in Antarctica.  It is a great experience!  That’s right the 2018 White Continent 50k, Marathon & 1/2 Marathon Adventure will be sleeping overnight in Antarctica the evening before the race. This will guarantee that everyone will finish their race in Antarctica.

The dates for the 2018 WCM are: January 27 – February 4, 2018

We recommend registering as soon as possible as demand is high and spaces will go quickly.

To find more information click on the links below. Or if you have any questions please e-mail us. Thank you for your interest and we look forward to helping make your dreams come true, too!

Airfare

For the 2018 White Continent 50k, Marathon & 1/2 Marathon® Adventure, we will be happy to point you in the right direction on booking your flights. Please contact us for routing and pricing estimates and we will be happy to assist you in finding your flights to Punta Arenas.

Event Info

The 2018 White Continent 50k, Marathon & 1/2 Marathon� is the only opportunity for those who want to run a marathon in Antarctica to achieve that goal within one week’s time.  The other Antarctic race options require a minimum of 14 to 20 days.

In addition, for those of you who are prone to sea sickness, which is a frequent occurrence when crossing the treacherous Drake Passage, there is no need to worry. We will cross the Drake Passage at a smooth and comfortable 31,000 Feet. As such, you don’t need to be concerned with being sick the day prior to running the marathon, as you might if you were to boat across The Fiery Drake.

Given the tremendous success of our 2014 – 2016 events, you will not want to delay in signing up as this Adventure is surely to reach its limit quickly.

Itinerary

Please note there is one basic itinerary.

To view click here

Booking Form

Please download a printable Booking Form PDF here.

Also please see our terms and conditions.

Booking forms can be e-mailed directly to info@marathon-adventures.com or mailed to our office at:

Marathon Adventures
10361 Yates Drive North
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55443

If you are paying by check, please make the check payable to:  Marathon Adventures

Travel Insurance

Please note that travel insurance is required.  You can find reasonable quotes at:  www.travelinsurance.com.

Prior Race Results

White Continent Marathon:                Punta Arenas Marathon:

2017 WCM Results                                2017 PAM Results

2016 WCM Results                                2016 PAM Results

2015 WCM Results                                2015 PAM Results

2014 WCM Results                                2014 PAM Results

2013 WCM Results                                2013 PAM Results