Our Belief:

Everybody Is
an Athlete

It is Runbuk's belief that everybody is an athlete, regardless of how fast they are, how long they can run, their age, size or whether they have a disability. Runbuk relishes the opportunity of enabling all athletes to take on new challenges and expand boundaries.

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North pole marathon runner
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runner on North Pole
North Pole Marathon runner
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Runbuk’s exceptional

Marathon Events

Based in Burlingame, California, Runbuk works with a network of associate specialists, including the world's foremost polar logistics experts, to deliver world class running events.

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North Pole MArathon®

By competing in the North Pole Marathon®, you can become one of a truly select few to race at the top of the world - at the Geographic North Pole. And you will feel on top of the world when you manage to overcome the extreme sub-zero temperatures to finish 42.195km (26.2 miles) in one of the remotest parts of the planet.

ignite your passion


Embark on the adventure of a lifetime with the Volcano Marathon, an exhilarating 26.2-mile run that will push your limits. This challenging course boasts an impressive elevation gain of 4,300 feet as you make your way towards the magnificent Villarrica Volcano, which hosts an astounding 400 feet deep lava pool, with temperatures soaring to a scorching 2,300°F. Prepare to test your mettle and witness the raw power of nature in this extraordinary marathon experience.

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World's Southernmost Marathon

Antarctic Ice Marathon®

Adventure marathoners and ultra athletes are always looking for the next big challenge. It  could be a remote desert marathon, a high altitude mountain marathon or a jungle marathon. However, mainland Antarctica represents the last frontier, the final great wilderness to be conquered. And now adventure athletes like you can do it.On 13th December 2023, the bolttech Antarctic Ice Marathon®️ is scheduled to take place at 80 Degrees South, just a few hundred miles from the South Pole at the foot of the Ellsworth Mountains.

Explore the uncharted

Strait Of Magellan Marathon™

Embark on a unique adventure in Punta Arenas (“Sandy Point"), the largest settlement along the renowned Strait of Magellan.

7 Marathons 7 Continents 7 Days ™

World Marathon

The World Marathon Challenge is an amazing logistical and physical challenge to run 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days, or 168 hours.

the ultimate polar ultra

antarctic ice ultra™

The 2024 event marks the first-ever ultra and relay race in Antarctica. You have the opportunity to finish 50k, 81k (50 miles), 100k, or join as a team to compete in the 24-hour Relay Race.

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