What is the Triple 8 Quest?

Did you think running 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days was crazy? Well now scientists have discovered an 8th continent -- Zealandia!! Marathon Adventures is the first and only travel company to offer you the opportunity to run 8 marathons on all 8 continents in 8 Days. To that end, we are offering the 1st Annual Triple 8 Quest in January 2018! Details are finalized and will continue to be updated here on our website. Registration is now officially open for the 2018 Triple 8 Quest. You can register at: https://triple8quest.racedirector.com/. Unsure that you could complete 8 Marathons or Half-Marathons on 8 Continents in 8 Days but still want to get your feet wet? We are pleased to off our 3rd annual Triple 7 Quest - 7 Marathons, 7 Continents, 7 DaysTM, for those who still want to be part of a fun group but feel they have only 7 races in them. There will be two options available -- Run the first 7 races or run the last 7 races, which includes Antarctica. Full details can be found on the Race Information page.

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  • Zealandia

    Tuesday January 23, 2018

    With the announcement of Zealandia as the newest continent, we have decided to start there and run our way around to Antarctica. We are pleased to be competing in The Inaugural 8th Continent Marathon & Half-Marathon organized by a local race organization.

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  • Australia

    Wednesday January 24, 2018

    The 2018 Triple 8 Quest will once again be competing in The 2nd Annual Australia Day Marathon & Half-Marathon in Perth, Australia organized by a local race director. The event is held along the beautiful shores of the Swan River.

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  • Asia

    Thursday January 25, 2018

    For our third race we will fly to the beautiful country of Singapore, where we will compete in the 2nd Annual Singapore Beach Marathon & Half-Marathon (don't worry we run on paths next to the beach) being organized by a local event organizer.

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  • Africa

    In 2018 we will travel to Africa for our fourth race. As in 2017 we will be running in the 4th Annual Marathon Cairo & Half-Marathon in Cairo, Egypt. Our runners from the 2017 Triple 7 Quest were all very overwhelmed by the friendliness and helpfulness of everyone in Cairo. The marathon is run through the streets of Cairo, which do remain open to traffic.

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  • Europe

    Saturday January 27, 2018

    In 2018, we will return to Amsterdam. There we will compete in the 2nd Annual The Sri Chinmoy Inspiration Marathon and Half-Marathon will be held in a park near Schipol Airport, held by the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team. The race course will be mostly flat, with a couple of very small undulations.

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  • North America

    Sunday January 28, 2018

    In 2018, we will be returning to New York for the Icebreaker International Marathon & Half-Marathon

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  • South America

    Monday January 29, 2018

    Our penultimate race will be held on the southern tip of Chile in the coastal town of Punta Arenas (commonly known as the gateway to Antarctica) in Patagonia, Chile. There we will compete in the 3rd annual Southern Cross Marathon & Half-Marathon which will take place on a course that runs along the Southern Ocean.

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  • Antarctica

    Tuesday January 30, 2018

    The final race of the Triple 8 Quest will be The 6th Annual White Continent Marathon & Half-Marathon held around the research bases of King George Island in Antarctica. There will be plenty of crowd support along the course; from scientists to support staff to penguins, skuas and seals.

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