Thursday November 16th, 2017
San pedro, Chile
(2017) The 2017 Volcano Marathon takes place on 16th November 2017.
Competitors will assemble at San Pedro de Atacama in the heart of the Atacama Desert, the driest desert in the world.The marathon will begin near the Tropic of Capricorn adjacent to Lascar Volcano, one of the most active volcanoes in Northern Chile.At a start altitude of 4,475 metres (14,682 feet), the Volcano Marathon is the higest desert marathon in the world. The impact of thinner air will be felt by competitors, but there is another certainty: the spectacular, panoramic views of up to 10 volcanoes will leave them breathless.