Words cannot describe the sheer magnificence that is the ancient site of Bagan. This is a place that must be experienced with your own senses.

 

The Bagan Temple Marathon is the most recent addition from the legendary event organisers Albatros Adventure Marathon.

Tucked away in central Myanmar and home to more than 2,000 temples, Bagan’s beauty and historical significance is unmatched. Sacred pagodas and beautiful temples are scattered across the plains of Bagan creating a mystical, striking landscape. The marathon course will take runners on a voyage of discovery into this alluring and untouched land.

 

Starting at sunrise in front of the striking Htilominlo Temple, full, half and 10km runners set off along a mixture of dirt and sand on trails and roads.

Thousands of 12th century temples glow orange in the sunlight dotting the long grass plains. Hot air balloons rise up into the sky and a heard of goats pass you by. The relatively flat course takes you through small villages with palm-leaf roofs. Enthusiastic residents cheer you on, giving you the boost needed to get back to the finish line.

 

 

This is an unquestionably unique event taking you on a journey though a temple wonderland where it feels as if time has stood still. 

 

This is the marathon highlight of your life.

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