Running Inspiration & Motivation
0C, altitude of 700 meters and the small matter of running a marathon on snow and ice, the Antarctic Ice Marathon is not for the fainthearted. Only a limited number of competitors take part each year in the southernmost marathon on earth. For those looking to join the exclusive 7 Continents Marathon Club, completing the Antarctic Ice Marathon ticks off the seventh continent in style.
Sonkajärvi, Finland however there are similar wife carrying events that now take place all over the world. The concept dates back to the 19th century and every year the event provides entertainment for competitors and spectators alike. Want to know the best part about winning the official Wife Carrying Championships? The winner gets his wife’s weight in beer.