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Antarctica Marathon® Race Directors Join Oceanites Board of Directors Announcements

Marathon Tours & Travel (MTT) is pleased to announce that Founder/CEO Thom Gilligan and President Jeff Adams were elected to the Board of Directors of Oceanites – a research based nonprofit organization focused on the effects of climate change and tourism on Antarctica. The relationship between MTT and Oceanites began more than a decade ago with the goal to raise awareness of these issues with participants of the Antarctica Marathon® & Half-Marathon. Additionally, Antarctica Marathon® is awarded the registered trademark through the US Patent and Trademark Office. Read More

Working Together to Save the Penguins and Raise Awareness Announcements

Recently, on unseasonably mild days, Marathon Tours & Travel held the 21 and 22 running of the Antarctica Marathon® and Half-Marathon, which has taken place on King George Island since its inception in 1995. Back then, runners dealt with brutal conditions, as they ran through snow and navigated sheets of ice. This year, after a two-year absence due to the global pandemic, runners’ encountered milder conditions and instead of snow or ice, their challenge was a very hilly course and lots of mud. Climate change is real and is being witnessed first-hand. Read more