Like all Albatros Adventure Marathons, the Polar Circle 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!
In order to register for Polar Circle Marathon, you must sign up for the tour package.
Whether it's culture or nature you're seeking, Greenland has the answer.
The Polar Circle Marathon is more than just a marathon - it's a journey through Greenland! Explore all that the country has to offer - from the dazzling northern lights to towering glaciers to the vibrant town of Ilulissat.
Like all Albatros Adventure Marathons, Polar Circle Marathon is designed to be more than just a race. We want you to be able to run in spectacular places, surrounded by charming people, and exposed to new cultural experiences. It’s not just about the race – it’s about enjoying time together with family, friends, and other running-minded spirits while exploring the world. Spectators welcome!
In order to register for the race, you MUST enter with one of the following options:
For international participants, race entry is only possible in conjunction with a multi-day tour package. The packages include all the ingredients for a fantastic getaway: accommodation, social events, sightseeing, and select meals and transportation per the itinerary. Packages also generally include ample amounts of free time, during which you can choose to join organized excursions or explore the region at your own pace.
The Polar Circle Marathon offers access to one of the most remote corners of the planet, where you can hunt for the northern lights or curl up in cozy Kangerlussuaq with a cup of strong Greenlandic coffee (a doozy of a drink with whiskey, Kahlua, and Grand Marnier). Come and be overwhelmed by the magnificence of the Greenland Ice Sheet while running the coolest marathon on Earth!
Residents of Greenland
Participants who meet the necessary Greenlandic residency requirements are eligible for local entry which includes only the race.
Please note: If you are looking to enjoy an extended holiday in Kangerlussuaq and reside elsewhere in Greenland, it is certainly possible to join the standard international package.
As proof of eligbility, residents and citizens of Greenland must present a current, valid residency permit and/or employer certificate. Upon receiving your entry, we will contact you to request copies of your official, government-issued documentation.