“By pushing my own physical boundaries in this world-record attempt I want to show young girls and women what’s possible when you harness the power of the body and mind.” – Donna Urquhart

Run Antarctica is a world-first, Guinness World Records attempt by Donna Urquhart to complete the longest ultramarathon in a polar region in history.

Run Antarctica will follow the Polar Expeditions Classification Scheme (PECS) Guidelines.

About Us

More than a record!

Donna has set an ambitious goal to raise $1.5 million for charities supporting young girls and women in sport by delivering educational training programs that strengthen and empower the body and mind.

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Running a distance of


Raising awareness & educating



Raising funds for charity


How to get involved

Join us in empowering young girls and women in sport by getting involved with Run Antarctica. Here’s how you can:

Donna Urquhart

Ultra-Marathon Runner

Rhys Newsome

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