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Petra Desert Marathon
Embark on an Arabian adventure and run one of the most challenging desert marathons on Earth. Petra Desert Marathon & Half Marathon is a small race with about 250 entrants. Starting from the ancient city of Petra, the marathon route takes runners on a scenic tour through the stunning mountain and desert landscape. Take part in a historic run in remarkable settings. Explore the UNESCO-listed site while running a challenging desert marathon that showcases the beauty of Jordan. The marathon event consists of a full marathon and a half marathon. The event is part of a 5-day tour package which includes social events, tours, hotel accommodation, entry pass for Petra and a dip in the Dead Sea. You can also extend your stay in Jordan with our tours suited for the adventurous or the cultural traveler.The marathon and half marathon starts at 6.30am and there is a 7 hour cut off time and no qualifying races are required.
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