The closing of Pathfinder Marathon 2077 was filled with celebration, recognition of runners incredible feats and the anticipation for the races yet to come.Read More
Today, the final stage in the Men's Pathfinder Marathon concluded in epic fashion. From the pool of 53 men that started 8 days ago, only 18 remained to face Melas Chasma, the deadly vertical ascent and the race along the rim of the canyon toward Marineris.Read More
Heavy winds delayed yesterday's start for the men's Stage 2 race. Runners waited impatiently in a staging vehicle before the winds died down and officials were able to give the all-clear to race at Calydon Fossa.Read More
From 5th position this morning, more than 3 km behind HDX’s Marshall Shannon, Pachehra was able to make his move over the ascension leg of the course. His strength in climbing helped him closed the gap, passing Jarmal Carter (Columbia Hills), Marshall Shannon (HDX), and Owen Dubad (Marineris). When he emerged from the valley, he was 6 minutes behind the leader, Raihaan El-Morad (Al’amal).Read More
The sun has only begun to rise, but in the valleys of Noctis Labryinthus, it is dark. It is still hours away from the race resuming for Day 2 competition, but most of the runners are already awake.
For most of these athletes, last night was the first time they had experienced sleeping in the great and dangerous outdoors. After an intensive first day of navigating through and over the punishing terrain , we wanted to get a snapshot of what was going through some of their minds.Read More
53 men representing the top contenders from the 278 original hopefuls that sought the opportunity to pit themselves against Mars. Having undergone 4 intensive rounds of screening and performance evaluations, today was when all the preparation suddenly became real. It was time to run!Read More