Like all Albatros Adventure Marathons, the Petra Desert Marathon is designed to be more than just a race. It's also about enjoying time together with family, friends and other running-minded spirits. Spectators welcome!
In order to register for Petra Desert Marathon, you must sign up for one of the tour packages.
Whether it's culture or nature you're seeking, Jordan has the answer. Explore all that the country has to offer - from historical sites to thrilling desert visits.
The Petra Desert Marathon is more than just a marathon - it's a journey through Jordan! Among other attractions, you can visit the Castle of Ajloun, dive into the Dead Sea, or sleep under the stars in the god-like Wadi Rum desert.
Challenge yourself to a desert run in legendary settings!
Starting in the ancient cave city of Petra, the Petra Desert Marathon leads runners past the incredible tombs, mountainside carvings, and caves before venturing into the arid, lunar-like landscapes of the Jordanian desert.
Runners can choose between the marathon or half-marathon!
Rich in history, culture and scenic nature, Jordan offers its visitors superb possibilities for an exciting vacation. From the splendid ruins of Petra and the vast and awe-inspiring Wadi Rum desert, to a float in the Dead Sea - Jordan has something for everyone to enjoy, not to mention the warm hospitality of the Jordanian people.
Our Covid-19 Peace of Mind Policy
We understand that many of you may still wonder how Covid-19 will effect travelling in the year to come, which is why we have outlined our policy for possible Covid-19 travel restrictions to give you peace of mind while still being able to secure your spot at the Petra Desert Marathon.
- If the race is cancelled by Albatros Adventure Marathons, you will receive a full refund of the payments made to Albatros Adventure Marathons.
- If the race is postponed to a later date, you will have the choice between moving your entry to the new date or receive a full refund of payments made to Albatros Adventure Marathons. Note that the decision to cancel or postpone the race will be taken no later than 4 weeks prior to the event, but in most cases the decision will be taken at least 8 weeks in advance.
- If official travel restrictions prohibiting you from travelling to Jordan are in place 30 days before the event, you can cancel your booking and receive a full refund of the payments made to Albatros Adventure Marathons. This includes restrictions disabling you to depart from your home country as well as restrictions banning you from entering Jordan due to Covid-19 regulations.