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Pretty much the only way to get there for most people is by ship (ice-strengthened or icebreaker), so on the way South you are restricted to around the decks! But there are a few fun and challenging possibilities once you reach landfall. When visiting the Ross Sea, try running from McMurdo Station to the top of Observation Hill (approximately 800 feet elevation). Expect cold, dry and breezy conditions on a gravel road and then rocky path up the side of the hill. Or from the icebreaker Kapitan Khlebnikov it is possible to run from the ship across the 6 foot thick fast ice in the spectacular Edisto Inlet of Cape Hallett. There is usually soft snow on the fast ice surface but it can be slippery! From South America the trip to Antarctica is shorter and most of the terrain is mountainous. The main trick for places to run is to find places without wildlife or heavy snow cover! Some possibilities include volcanic Deception Island or on the mainland, Neko Harbour or Paradise Bay. The runs might be short, but the scenery is definitely worth