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Polar Circle Marathon

When: 27 October 2018

Combine your visit to remote Greenland with a unique arctic race. Run on the vast ice sheet and experience breathtaking polar landscapes in this challenging running event.

The Polar Circle Marathon - often referred to as "the coolest marathon on earth" takes place in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. The endless ice and arctic tundra of this vast country make up the backdrop of this unusual race, in which runners pass glacier tongues, moraine landscapes and the soundless, arctic desert. This is a rare opportunity to visit one of the most remote corners of the world combined with a challenging running event.

A part of the route takes place on the ice cap itself, but the main part of the course is run on the gravel road (often snow covered) that connects the ice sheet with the small township of Kangerlussuaq, just north of the Polar Circle.

You must be a New Zealand citizen or Zealand resident to purchase this package.

To view the previous package for the Polar Circle Marathon 2017 click here

To view the itinerary for this 5-day package click here

To register for Polar Circle Marathon 2018 click here

What's included:
  • Return economy class airfares from Copenhagen
  • Guaranteed special invitation race entry 
  • 4 nights' accommodation
  • Meals according to itinerary
  • Route inspection to the ice sheet

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    Full Marathons, Half Marathons



    Off road



    8 / 10


    Expected Temperature:

    -15 degree low to 10 degree high


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