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2018 St Helena Festival of Running

2018 St Helena Festival of Running

08 November 2018

The St Helena Festival of Running is one of the most remote and challenging in the world and comprises of a Trial Run, Marathons, Fun Runs, the Jacob’s Ladder climb (an iconic landmark) and a Triathlon.

Comrades Marathon 2019 Entries Closed

29 October 2018

With an unprecedented demand for entries into next year’s Comrades Marathon, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has closed the entry process one week after the #Comrades2019 entry opening.

Sierra Leone Marathon 2018 Race Day

The Challenge of Filming the Sierra Leone Marathon

13 July 2018

Sierra Leone brings about feelings of concern and is typically thought of as a black hole in Africa, when in fact it is a country which many don’t know much about, other than it being badly hit by the Ebola outbreak in 2014-2016. This will...

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100 Days to the 2018 Cape Town Marathon

14 June 2018

With only 100 days left to the running of the 2018 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, there is something new to look forward to in South Africa. Lace up and move.

Five countries, Six Marathons

The founders and directors of Africa Marathons have over 35 years of combined experience in the Africa travel industry and have built up detailed and in-depth knowledge of 16 countries on the African continent. We promote and offer packages to running events in 5 of these countries at present : The Comrades Ultra Marathon and the Cape Town Marathon in South Africa, the Street Child Marathon in Sierra Leone, the Kilimanjaro Marathon in Tanzania, the Uganda Marathon and the Victoria Falls Marathon in Zimbabwe. As well as the full Marathons mentioned above, there are also Half Marathons, 10km/5km and fun runs at most events if you are not quite ready for a full distance. All of these events are run against some of the most beautiful and iconic scenery that Africa has to offer. With our parent company, Tailormade Africa, we also offer pre and post marathon packages to take advantage of being in the most exciting, vibrant and wild continent in the world.

Let us tailor make your next adventure

Whether you are an experienced or novice runner and looking for a new challenge or just simply thinking about visiting the continent for the first time, we would love to speak to you. Our first aim is to get to know you, your running experience and aspirations, so we may best advise on which events would challenge you whilst giving you a high chance of success. So please do pick up the phone and give us a call. We look forward to speaking to you.

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+44 7791360170 (Rob)
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