Inaugural Genghis Khan Ice Marathon 2016

GKIM 2018 will take place between 24th and 28th January at a cost of £2,499 (early bird cost) or £2,999 (standard cost) which includes:

  • 1st night accommodation in a 5 star hotel centrally located in Ulaanbaatar, including a special welcome dinner and event briefing. (buffet breakfast included)
  • 1 night in a traditional Mongolian Gers camp providing opportunities to acclimatise to freezing conditions, gear test and experience beautiful landscapes (all meals included)
  • 1 night in a remote yet luxurious hotel, ideal for race recovery (all meals included)
  • Well-marked river ice marathon, half marathon and 10k with dedicated vehicle per runner, aid points/support vehicles along route
  • Medical support
  • All ground transport and local guides
  • Guided tour to the Genghis Khan Statue Complex
  • Attendance at the annual Ulaanbaatar Burns Supper and a final night 5 star hotel accommodation, centrally located in Ulaanbaatar
  • Airport transfers during tour dates
  • Medals and scarves for all entrants

Not included:

  • Flights to and from Mongolia
  • Snacks/food between meals or alcohol
  • Airport transfers outside tour dates


  • Standard marathon (42.2km), half marathon (21.1km) and 10km distance options
  • Terrain covers ice (frozen rivers), frozen trails, mountain valley trails and sealed roads
  • Ambient air temperature range -50C to -25C with potential winds making it feel much colder
  • Average elevation 1,500m
  • A threat of encountering wildlife is real but all measures are taken to provide a safe route


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