With the inauguration of Antarctica Marathon in 1995, it was possible for the marathon runners to conclude a marathon covering all the seven continents of earth. To honor those athletes who fulfilled this adventurous task, SEVEN CONTINENTS MEMBERSHIP’ (SCC) was conceived by Marathon Tours & Travel.
Since then, more than 560 men and women have succesfully been a part of Seven Continent club. All these enthusiasts athletes have run on the following continents: Europe, South America, Antarctica, Oceania and North America.
Because of the immense popularity of half of marathon distance race, a half of marathon division turned and established in the year 2003 to encourage non-marathoners to experience the benefits of jogging around the sector.
They have opened enrollment to runners who’re really intrigued by stunning travel experiences after they arrange their worldwide marathons and half-marathons. There is however no pressure on them to finish the seven Continents aim. The SCC has propelled directly into a VIP visit club with extraordinary travel benefits for runners notwithstanding the prominence is given to those who’ve completed the marathon of seven continents.
Globally, the two groups namely Around 7 Continents Club and the Seven Continents Club are entirely committed to encouraging human sport. Also, Seven Continents Club evolved particularly for those long distance runners who wished to cover a marathon covering all the seven continents.
You can find a group of enthusiast cyclists who are biking all across the 7 continents and covering a distance of 85,000 kilometers. They would be doing so in a span of 5 years passing through 70 countries.
Recently, the famous 5-year long biking trip covering a distance of 85,000 km long around 7 Continents was completed by the renowned adventurer called Riaan Manser. His charity is called by the name of “No Food For Lazy Man”.
Until December, the team of The Around 7 Continents may be down where they shall cover a whopping distance of 5,300 kilometres.
The next mission is to complete the tour of Europe in over 165 days covering a distance of 8,200 kilometres. After this, their mission is to cover Asia divided into two parts covering a total distance of 32,000 kilometres.
The bikers will cover North America, South America, and Africa after Asia. They will cease their journey in Antarctica, and they are still planning the coordinates of their bike ride. Around 7 Continents is also seeking donations and is requesting assist in paying the prices for the visa. The institution is backed by popular brands like Canon, Leatherman, Adventure Inc., and Park Cycles. The group is highly active on social media and have marked their presence on the World Wide Web. To know more about their mission, browse their official site.