FORTALEZA, BRAZIL

Fortaleza, Brazil is the location of the South America Intercontinental Marathon ™ and the penultimate marathon during the World Marathon Challenge ®

Fortaleza is the capital of Ceará, a State of Northeastern Brazil. The city lies at the mouth of the Pajeú River on a crescent-shaped indentation of the coastline. Fortaleza originated as a small village adjoining a Portuguese fort (built as a defense against Indian attacks). It took the name of Villa do Forte da Assumpção in 1654. In 1810 it became the capital of Ceará captaincy and in 1823 was given city status and became the provincial (later state) capital under the name of Fortaleza Nova de Bragança. The city has a modern appearance with wide avenues. Its harbour, long an open roadstead, has been protected and greatly improved by construction of a breakwater with port facilities at Mucuripe Point, 4 miles (6 km) to the east.With more than 30 km of beaches, the city offers various leisure options, such as museums, theaters, crafts, cuisine, in addition to an intense nightlife.

The South America Intercontinental Marathon will take place along the promenade in Fortaleza, Brazil on February 11th. This scenic course separates the a scenic view of the Atlantic Ocean from the prominent skyline of one of Brazil's largest cities.

World Marathon Challenge 2020 - Timetable

Race wdt_ID Date Race Location Local Start Time
1 1 Feb 6th Antarctica Intercontinental Marathon Novo, Antarctica TBD
2 3 Feb 7th Africa Intercontinental Marathon Sea Point Promenade, Cape Town TBD
3 4 Feb 8th Australia Intercontinental Marathon Burswood, Perth TBD
4 5 Feb 9th Asia Intercontinental Marathon The Beach, Dubai TBD
5 6 Feb 10th Europe Intercontinental Marathon Jarama F1 Circuit, Madrid, Spain TBD
6 7 Feb 11th South America Intercontinental Marathon Fortaleza, Brazil TBD
7 8 Feb 12th North America Intercontinental Marathon South Beach, Miami TBD
Race Date Race Location Local Start Time

2019 Men's Results South America

wdt_ID Pos Name Surname Time
127 1 Michael Wardian 3:04:13
128 2 Petr Vabrousek 3:19:48
129 3 Arno van Triest 3:47:23
130 4 Kevin Cochrane 3:48:51
131 5 David Field 3:54:12
132 6 Aimin Pu 4:03:27
133 7 Mark Cooper 4:06:53
134 8 Eric Tozer 4:10:25
135 9 Luke Nolan 4:28:59
136 40 Michael Crome 4:35:51
Pos Name Surname Time

2019 Women's Results South America

wdt_ID Pos Name Surname Time
152 1 Susannah Gill 3:37:44
153 2 Kristina Schou Madsen 3:42:31
154 3 Stephanie Gicquel 3:50:19
155 4 Meriem Achab Zekri 4:33:27
156 5 Linda Carrier 5:04:22
157 6 Sandra Suckling 5:27:37
158 7 Sara Bennett 5:53:39
159 8 Shirley Parry 6:02:23
160 9 Sasie Smittipatana 6:17:27
161 10 Heather Carr 6:30:25
Pos Name Surname Time

2019 Men's Half Marathon Results South America

wdt_ID Pos Name Surname Time
139 1 Filip Vabrousek 1:39:42
140 2 Jeremie Gicquel 1:57:57
Pos Name Surname Time

2019 Women's Half Marathon Results South America

wdt_ID Pos Name Surname Time
138 2 Julie LaForge 3:56:30
139 3 Ginny Turner 4:30:46
Pos Name Surname Time

2018 Men's Results South America

wdt_ID Pos Name Surname Time
90 1 Jason Cousins 3:35:31
91 1 Gary Thornton 3:35:31
92 2 Scott Coey 4:08:33
93 2 Joshua Cohen 4:08:33
94 5 Jared Blank 4:14:02
95 5 JP Caudill 4:14:02
96 7 Brian Winter 4:22:13
97 8 David Silverman 4:25:27
98 9 David Harris 4:26:25
99 10 Nick Wishart 4:34:35
Pos Name Surname Time

2018 Men's Half Marathon Results South America

wdt_ID Pos Name Surname Time
139 1 Byron Ball 2:38:12
Pos Name Surname Time

2018 Women's Half Marathon Results South America

wdt_ID Pos Name Surname Time
138 1 Sarah Reinertsen 2:31:15
Pos Name Surname Time

2018 Assisted in Wheelchair Marathon Results South America

wdt_ID Pos Name Surname Time
139 1 Johanna Garvin 4:50:52
Pos Name Surname Time

2017 Men's Results South America

wdt_ID Pos Name Surname S America
25 1 Michael Wardian 2:45:42
26 2 Petr Vabrousek 2:57:11
27 3 Luke Wigman 3:02:41
28 4 Ryan Hall 3:06:33
29 5 Patrick Charlebois 3:08:28
30 6 Rajesh Patel 3:22:45
31 7 Martin Molsater 3:32:25
32 8 Patrick Cande 3:37:40
33 9 Daniel Palko 3:43:09
34 10 Ibrar Ali 3:50:01
Pos Name Surname S America

2017 Men's Results South America

wdt_ID Pos Name Surname S America
25 1 Michael Wardian 2:45:42
26 2 Petr Vabrousek 2:57:11
27 3 Luke Wigman 3:02:41
28 4 Ryan Hall 3:06:33
29 5 Patrick Charlebois 3:08:28
30 6 Rajesh Patel 3:22:45
31 7 Martin Molsater 3:32:25
32 8 Patrick Cande 3:37:40
33 9 Daniel Palko 3:43:09
34 10 Ibrar Ali 3:50:01
Pos Name Surname S America

2017 Women's Results South America

wdt_ID Pos Name Surname South America
1 1 Silvana Camelio 3:45:48
2 2 Guoping Xie 3:58:08
3 3 Nahilia Hernandez 4:10:05
4 4 Georgina Acons 4:15:02
5 5 BethAnn Telford 4:20:17
6 6 Sinead Kane 4:24:39
7 7 Celene Loo 4:50:40
8 8 Catherine Sun 5:15:52
9 9 Judy Scrine 5:37:54
Pos Name Surname South America

2016 Men's Results South America

wdt_ID Pos Name Surname S America
25 1 Daniel Cartica 3:12:46
26 2 Calum Ramm 3:13:18
27 3 James Alderson 4:13:18
28 4 Boon Ong 4:21:01
29 5 Robert Weeks 4:22:49
30 6 Yusuke Mamada 4:30:12
31 7 Hassan Baraka 4:37:09
32 8 Patrick Fallon 4:52:32
33 9 Stefan Aumann 4:59:48
34 10 Phing Ong 5:04:14
Pos Name Surname S America

2016 Women's Results South America

wdt_ID Pos Name Surname South America
10 1 Becca Pizzi 3:44:18
11 2 Demelza Alderson 4:13:18
12 3 Heather Hawkins 4:47:08
13 4 Sarah Ames 6:24:35
Pos Name Surname South America

2015 Men's Results South America

wdt_ID Pos Name Surname S America
54 1 David Gething 3:23:01
55 2 Douglas Wilson 3:36:40
56 3 Pierre Wolkonsky 4:03:21
57 3 James Love 4:06:21
58 5 Marcelo Alves 4:20:02
59 6 Jon O'Shea 4:47:18
60 7 James Danaher 4:54:17
61 8 Tim Durbin 5:40:55
62 9 Ted Jackson 6:22:13
Pos Name Surname S America

2015 Women's Results South America

wdt_ID Pos Name Surname South America
14 1 Marianna Zaikova 5:14:45
Pos Name Surname South America

South America

Area: 18 million km² / 7 million sq mi
Population: 386 million

The triangular continent of South America stretches from north of the Equator almost down to the Antarctic Circle. It contains three very different landscapes: the Andes forming a backbone along the Pacific Ocean coast, desnse rainforests in the Amazon valley and Caribbean coast, and windswept grasslands near the cold, southern point of the continental landmass at Cape Horn.

SOUTH AMERICA Info

  • South America is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean and on the east by the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Its total landmass area accounts for 3.5% of the earth’s surface, ranking it fourth among all continents behind Asia, Africa and North America.
  • South America is the fifth most populated continent behind Asia, Africa, Europe and North America.
  • The continent lies mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with only a relatively low portion in the Northern Hemisphere.
  • The large majority of the continent’s population lives near the western or eastern coastal regions and both the interior and the far south are relatively sparsely populated.
  • At 6,959 metres, Cerro Aconcagua (Argentina) is the highest mountain in South America.
  • Brazil is the largest country in South America.
  • South America is very culturally diverse due to the mixture of traditions of the indigenous people as well as immigrants from Europe, Africa and Asia.
  • Due to its history of coloni
    alism, most South Americans speak Portuguese or Spanish.
  • The Atacama Desert, one of the driest places on earth, which located in South America and is home of the Volcano Marathon.

Santiago (Chile, South America)

Santiago is the location of the sixth marathon during the 2019 World Marathon Challenge.

 
Location Expected Temperature °C
Novolazarevskaya / Novo -10
Cape Town, South Africa +25
Perth, Australia +25
Dubai, UAE +25
Madrid, Spain +5
Santiago, Chile +25
Miami, USA +25

 

MARATHON 6/7

Santiago, Chile

11th FEBRUARY 2020

Flight to Santiago and Marathon

World Marathon Challenge

The World Marathon Challenge ® is a logistical and physical challenge to run seven marathons on seven continents in seven days. Competitors must run the standard 42.2 km marathon distance in Antarctica, Africa, Australia, Asia, Europe, South America and North America within 168 hours, or 7 days. The clock starts when the first marathon begins in Antarctica.

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