RacingThePlanet: The 20-Year Race Itinerary

Host Town for the Race


The best way to get to the host town is:

STEP 1: Fly to Queen Alia International Airport in Amman (AMM).

STEP 2: Travel by car, public bus or private minivan from Amman to Petra. 

If you have any questions about travel email us: [email protected].

For more details about how to get to Petra, including flight routes and transfers, download this "Travel Information" document. 

Thursday, 2 November

Volunteers arrive (any time)

Volunteers stay overnight at the event hotel

Friday, 3 November

Volunteer training (all day)

Competitors arrive (any time)

Competitors & Volunteers stay overnight at the event Hotel

Saturday, 4 November

08:00: Competitor Briefing

10:00 - 13:00: Competitor Check-In, including administrative, medical and equipment review.

Afternoon: Depart for Camp 1

Sunday, 5 November

08:00: Start / Stage 1, Lawrence's Playground

Monday, 6 November

08:00: Stage 2, Wadi Rum Rock Formations

Tuesday, 7 November

08:00: Stage 3, Camel Racing in Twaissah

Wednesday, 8 November

08:00: Stage 4, The Rock Bridge

Thursday, 9 November

Stage 5, The Long March on the Turkish Road

Friday, 10 November

Stage 5The Long March on the Turkish Road (continued)

Saturday, 11 November

10:00: Stage 6, The Final Footsteps to Ancient Petra

12:00 (noon): Finish

19:30: Awards Banquet

Competitors & Volunteers stay overnight

Sunday, 12 November

Race activities have concluded and you are ready to depart or continue your travels in Jordan. For ideas on tours in Jordan, you can contact Visit Jordan.

*Note that all times are approximate and may change.