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, 19 September

Volunteers arrive (any time)

Volunteers stay overnight at the event hotel

Friday, 20 September

Competitors arrive (any time)

Competitors & Volunteers stay overnight at the event Hotel

Saturday, 21 September

09:00: Competitor Briefing

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

Afternoon: Depart for Camp 1

Sunday, 22 September

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

Monday, 23 September

08:00: Stage 2, Wadi Rum Rock Formations

Tuesday, 24 September

08:00: Stage 3, Camel Racing in Twaissah

Wednesday, 25 September

08:00: Stage 4, The Rock Bridge

Thursday, 26 September

Stage 5, The Long March on the Turkish Road

Friday, 27 September

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

Saturday, 28 September

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

12:00 (noon): Finish

19:30: Awards Banquet

Competitors & Volunteers stay overnight

Sunday, 29 September

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.