In order to register for Petra Desert Marathon, all international runners must sign up for one of the tour packages.
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!
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.
Rich in history, culture and scenic nature, Jordan offers its visitors superb possibilities for an exciting Adventure Marathon™.
We offer a variety of race extensions if you want to continue your adventure with us. Be it adventurous hikes or ancient history, there’s no wrong answer.
Runners can choose between the marathon or half-marathon.