Sat. 22 - Sun. 23 Jun. 2024
Nukus, UZ
Event description
The Aral Sea Eco Marathon is a unique marathon that takes place on the dried seabed of the Aral Sea, making it one of the most extreme and isolated marathons in the world.

This year, the event is open to the general public and is dedicated to the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought.

The goal of the marathon is to draw attention to the environmental disaster in the Aral Sea region and the need for responsible water resource management.
Sponsors
Ministry of Ecology of Uzbekistan
Location
Venue
Aral Sea Yurt Camp
City
Nukus
Country
Uzbekistan
Race
Marathon
Sun. 23 Jun. 2024
05:30
42 km
USD 300.00
Register
Registration fees include VAT; amounts shown without 5% service fee applied.
Registration
Registration open
Wed. 12 Jun. 2024
Registration close
Thu. 20 Jun. 2024 or sooner if the event is fully-booked.
Participation
Individual athletes
Included
Accommodation in a yurt camp | Transportation by jeep from the city of Nukus to the yurt camp and back (approximately 2 hours, similar to a safari). A challenging route on sand and gravel along the remaining water of the Aral Sea Each participant will receive a t-shirt, long-sleeve, finisher t-shirt, and a medal at the finish.
Refund policy
Fees are non-refundable.
Practical info
Race pack collection
Aral Sea Yurt Camp on 22/06/2024: 18:00 - 20:00
Transport to start
Transport by SUV: 500 km journey along the dry seabed: Nukus - Yurt camp located next to the rest of the dry Aral Sea.
Transport from finish
Transport by SUV: 500 km journey along the dry seabed: Nukus - Yurt camp located next to the rest of the dry Aral Sea.
Course / track / circuit
Difficulty
Moderate
Support stations
Nutrition: Available throughout the marathon.
Facilities & services
Medical
Registered Nurse and / or Emergency Medical services present.
Parking
Toilets
@ Aral Sea Yurt Camp
Changing rooms
@ Aral Sea Yurt Camp
Showers
@ Aral Sea Yurt Camp
Other
Live broadcasting of the race.
Timing & certification
Timing
Automated timing
Certificate
No certificates
Medals
Finisher & Finalists medals
Trophies
Race

Marathon

Distance
  • 42 km
Start date
Sun. 23 Jun. 2024
Start time
05:30
Start location
Aral Sea Yurt Camp, Nukus (UZ)
Finish location
Aral Sea Yurt Camp, Nukus (UZ)
Age categories
/ 18-99
Registration fee
18yr - 99yr USD 300.00
Map & accomodation
Organisation
Club
ProRun
Phone
+998998390348
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