Jungle Marathon 2013 Media Information
5 weeks to go!In 5 weeks our 2013 race will get underway.
This year a field of 76 runners will take on three distances- our first ever jungle marathon "marathon, our 4 stage 122km distance and our 6 stages 254km distance.
Runners from Australia, Austria,Argentina,Brazil, China, Chile, France, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Japan, USA, UK and Venezuela will be at the start.
How many will make it to the finish?
Follow the race online here from October 4th and on Facebook on www.facebook.com/junglemarathon
Jungle Marathon in Runners world NetherlandsFollow this link to see our great recent coverage in Runners World Netherlands:
Jungle Marathon featured in Runners worldRead all about Jungle Marathon 2012 in the March edition of Runners World UK.
Trailer of our 2012 raceWatch this awesome clip of our 2012 race:
One month to go!One month today, a truly international field of runners and support staff will be joining our boat to sail to base camp for the start of the 2012 edition of jungle marathon.
And, as they sail through the night to Prainha, one solitary runner, Marcio Villar from Rio de Janeiro, will be running to join them.
Marcio is doing a double jungle marathon this year, and will start the first half of his race at our finish line Maracana on September 29th. He will arrive at Prainha at the same time as the runners,and then have two days in base camp before running back again.
Follow him and the rest of the runners here on our website, on our facebook page, and on our sponsors site www.uvuracing.com
See you in the jungle!
UVU Jungle Marathon VietnamJungle Marathon are thrilled to announce the launch of the second race in their Jungle Series- UVU Jungle Marathon Vietnam.
This exciting race, currently only open to veterans of UVU Jungle Marathon Brazil, will be held from May 31st to June 9th 2013.
Full details will be on our new website, launching mid August 2012.
In the interim, contact us directly on firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
New title and kit sponsor UVUUVU Jungle Marathon- our new title sponsor
We are delighted to announce that we have a new race title and kit sponsor, UVU. (www.uvu-performance.com). UVU are a new brand that is producing the most exciting performance clothing we have ever seen. Their clothing is designed to help you survive in extreme environments and push your body past what it is normally capable of doing. We have product tested many items that will launch as part of their jungle range, and we are really excited and flattered that they have chosen to be both our title and kit sponsor this year.
They launched in April at the UVU North Pole Marathon and have recently opened their online shop, which has a host of awesome gear. Check them out on www.uvu-performance.com
Jungle Marathon on ABC News NightlineWatch footage of Jungle Marathon as broadcast on ABC Nightline on Feb 28th:
jungle marathon on ABC news Nightlinehttp://abcnews.go.com/Travel/jungle-marathon-extreme-amazon-race-heat-mud-tarantulas/t/story?id=15388966
Jungle Marathon on ABCTune in to ABC Night line on Tuesday 14th February to watch footage from the 2011 Jungle marathon, and follow US runner Juli Goldstein as she competes in the race.