Movie taken during the marathon held at the highest altitude on Earth - 5.985 metres, that is +500 metres higher than the marathon on Mt. Everest. The route of the race covered Kilimanjaro National Park, and to begin the marathon, at competitors had to reach the highest mountain in Africa. Kilimanjaro Extreme Marathon took place on 9 December 2017 and it was the first successful attempt to organise an official, international race on Kilimanjaro. The initiator and organiser of the event is a Pole – Michał Gawron.
The race had started at Kilimanjaro Uhuru Peak, at the altitude of 5.985 metres. Until now, a marathon beginning in the highest place on Earth was Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon with the starting line at the altitude of 5.363 metres. Thus, the run from Kilimanjaro not only has the chance to take the title of the highest marathon on Earth away from it, but also officially apply for the first place in „Guinness World Records” in this category.