The wildest of them all
The Big Five Marathon in South Africa is held among the wildlife of the African savannah. Runners from all over the world will meet in one of the most spectacular Big Five game reserves in Africa.
In these magnificent surroundings, we combine exciting game drives with a challenging marathon route going right through the habitat of the most famous African game: Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo, Lion and Leopard.
No fences, no rivers, nothing at all separates the runners from the African wildlife!
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NOVEL CORONAVIRUS UPDATE
We, at Albatros Adventure Marathons, understand your concerns regarding COVID-19 and how this may affect your plans to participate in our marathon. The health and safety of our runners is our top priority and for this reason, we are monitoring the situation closely on a daily basis. We are aware of the seriousness of the situation and are following the WHO guidelines and travel restrictions imposed by numerous countries.
We are still hopeful that the situation will improve and that we can move forward with our race. For the moment, we are therefore not able to make a final decision on the race being cancelled, such a decision will only be made at the earliest 4 weeks prior to the event, but no later than 2 weeks before the start of the tour package.
Our booking terms will remain the same, but in the unfortunate case of a race being cancelled by us, we will issue a full refund.
Please bear with us during these uncertain times, and do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
Stay safe and hope to see you soon!
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