Press Zone & Media

Welcome to the Petra Desert Marathon Media Hub, your resource for accredited media.


You can access images, videos, logos, the latest brochure and our current press guide for Petra Desert Marathon and all events organized by Albatros Adventure Marathons.

Please credit all photos and videos with the name: Albatros Adventure Marathons.

Materials can only be used for editorial purposes, unless permission has been granted by Albatros Adventure Marathons for other use. 
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History of Albatros Adventure Marathons, Organizers of Petra Desert Marathon

It all began with in 1998 with a crazy idea to run a marathon on the Great Wall of China. In 1999, this idea became a reality with the running of the first Great Wall Marathon. The initial success of this "adventure marathon" concept led to the creation of a new organizing authority, Albatros Adventure Marathons, which set out to unite international runners through challenges hosted in locations of exceptional natural beauty and historical significance.

Today, Petra Desert Marathon is just one in a series of annual and internationally-recognized, running travel events that Albatros Adventure Marathons organizes around the world. 

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What others thought

Wonderful setting, excellent organisation, friendly atmosphere.

Charm Robson,
2015 Petra Desert Marathon finisher

Great people, well organised, unforgettable adventure.

2015 Petra Desert Marathon finisher

Fabulous experience in an astonishing place.

Ian Richardson,
2015 Petra Desert Marathon finisher