ICE MARATHON Clean Water Preservation Run

Travel Channel: Most Outrageous Pastimes Across the Globe

Go off the beaten path to find out what makes these amazing cultures unique. From a Naked Man Festival in Japan to an Ice Marathon in Russia, these are things you will find in only 1 place on Earth.



Only Happens in Russia

It takes a special kind of person to run a marathon. It takes a really special person to run those 26.2 miles over a frozen lake. But that’s precisely what happens every year at the Baikal Ice Marathon. Runners from around the globe come to Siberia to partake in this truly unique and challenging race, which takes place on the frozen ice of Lake Baikal.