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NOTE: Following our 40th Anniversary celebration during Boston Marathon weekend and our 20th Anniversary of the Antarctica Marathon and Half-Marathon we are experiencing a large increase in new memberships. Please allow at least seven (7) business days for your SCC Membership to be processed and confirmed. We appreciate your patience and congratulate you on taking the next step towards reaching your running goal!
Seven Continents Club ™ (SCC) was founded in 1995 when our inaugural Antarctica Marathon and Half-Marathon made it possible for runners to conquer a marathon or half-marathon on seven continents. The SCC continues to service clients interested in pursuing their seven continents goal. In addition, the SCC serves as a VIP global frequent traveler club for runners that have a passion for traveling and running in amazing destinations around the world.
To date, 478 men and 235 women have completed this exclusive quest at the marathon distance. Additionally, 19 men and 31 women have completed a half-marathon on all seven continents. We also have three men and one woman who are SCC Finishers at both the marathon and half-marathon level. Click here for the Finishers List.
New in 2018! Thanks to the continued growth in SCC membership and appreciation for the program we have made enhancements to the SCC Program. Each member is now placed in the Bronze, Silver, or Gold based on the number of trips taken with Marathon Tours & Travel. Your level is denoted by the color next to your profile in the All Member listing.
It is very simple to become a Seven Continents Club Member! We welcome those that are interested in running on all seven continents as well as those who prefer the VIP benefits of being a member. The one-time membership fee is $200 and will get you access to all the great benefits of being a member. To join, please complete the "Membership Application Form". Once completed, Stephanie will confirm with you at her earliest convenience. Please note that the SCC Membership Fee is non-refundable.
This is a general overview of the seven continents. For a complete breakdown and independent site to avoid any controversy, please go to www.worldatlas.com . Events must meet the standards listed above.
North America - United States, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, Bahamas, Caribbean islands and Central America south to include Panama.
South America - All countries south of Panama including territories with recognized claims by these countries such as Easter Island and the Galapagos.
Asia - Japan, China, Korea, India, Southeast Asia, Middle East, Israel, etc.
Europe - Western Europe, United Kingdom, Ireland, Iceland, Greenland, Canary Islands, Azores Madeira islands, all Parts of Russia west of the Ural Mountains, European Turkey.
Africa - All countries on the land mass called Africa and the islands including Madagascar, Cape Verde, Mauritius, Seychelles and others.
Oceania - Australia, New Zealand, Tasmania, French Polynesia, Fiji, Tonga, New Guinea and other South Pacific Islands.
Antarctica - The land mass and ice shelves called Antarctica including adjacent islands such as the South Shetland Islands. All icebergs south of 62 degrees latitude would be included.
Marathon Tours & Travel (MTT) founded the official Seven Continents Club (SCC) in 1995 when its inaugural Antarctica Marathon and Half-Marathon made it possible for runners to conquer a marathon or half-marathon on all seven continents. Fast forward 24 years later and the SCC has grown from a short list of dedicated runners to 5700 members.
Cindy Bishop is a Seven Continents Club Finisher and was one of the first American woman (along side with her running buddy Sheri Bush) to complete the Six World Marathon Majors in 2013! Read about her fascinating journey to Antarctica to complete her quest for a marathon on all seven continents.