about the event

Dec 7, 2024, Pucón chile

Embark on the adventure of a lifetime with the Volcano Marathon, an exhilarating 26.2-mile run that will push your limits. This challenging course boasts an impressive elevation gain of 4,300 feet as you make your way towards the magnificent Villarrica Volcano, which hosts an astounding 400 feet deep lava pool, with temperatures soaring to a scorching 2,300°F. Prepare to test your mettle and witness the raw power of nature in this extraordinary marathon experience.


travel & itinerary

Immerse yourself in an unforgettable adventure beyond the marathon as you participate in this unique event set in Pucón. Renowned for its active volcanoes, enchanting forests, rejuvenating hot springs, majestic rivers, and serene lakes, Pucón offers a perfect blend of authentic Chilean culture and breathtaking scenery. Prepare to embark on a journey like no other, where the spirit of adventure and the beauty of nature converge to create an extraordinary experience.


gear & training

The race happens in the spring time with pleasant temperature, and the training required for the Volcano Marathon entails the same basic training that is required for a regular road marathon.


Schedule & prices

The package with entry fee of the 2024 Volcano Marathon starts from $2,300USD . Spots are limited and allotted on a first come first served basis.



I've been at the Pole before but this was pleasantly different in that I didn't have to haul a sled there! The race is a unique combination of two things I enjoy: polar challenges and marathon running. It's a great test of fitness and stamina. Well done.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes, UK (Polar Explorer)

"Nothing quite compares to the surreal experience of the North Pole Marathon. It's a priceless adventure."

Steven Seaton, UK (Editor of Runner's World Magazine)

"The whole experience of arriving at the top of the world and competing in the marathon was absolutely amazing. Fantastic fellow competitors and tough conditions gave the PizzaExpress team a truly unique adventure at the Pole and the genuine challenge we were looking for."

Harvey Smyth, UK (CEO PizzaExpress)