7 Sep 2024

Petra Desert Marathon

7 September 2024

Run back in time!

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.

For any inquiries about the race or entry packages, please write us at info@adventure-marathon.com
See you in Petra, Jordan in 2024! 




Race distances

Want to share this experience of a lifetime with your friend or partner?

No problem!

Runners of all levels can run back in time with these options.


Full Marathon
42.2 km
Half Marathon
21.1 km


Both distances take place at the same time, and share the first and last part of the course.

Just select your preferred distance when booking.

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Fantastic adventure in a fantastic area.

2018 Petra Desert Marathon Finisher