Welcome to Africa Marathons

Africa is the home of long-distance running and at Africa Marathons we specialise in organising trips for runners to take part in some of the very best events across this amazing continent. Whichever event you choose, we encourage you to immerse yourself in what it has to offer; to return home having achieved your goals; and to share an experience that will last a lifetime.

Welcome to Africa Marathons

Official Tour Operator of the Comrades Marathon & Cape Town Marathon

Join team Africa Marathons for one of these amazing marathons across Africa. We provide complete travel packages for runners from around the world.

Race Stories

June 14, 2022

Comrades Ultra Marathon 2022 Here We Come!

We can’t wait for the Comrades Ultra Marathon 2022! With just under 3 months to go, we shared some exciting […]
March 30, 2022

150 Days to Comrades 2022 Race Day

Comrades 2022 takes place on Sunday, 28 August 2022. With 150 days to go to #Comrades2022 race day on Sunday, […]
February 18, 2022

2022 Comrades Marathon Launch Info

2022 Is all about the much-awaited Comrades comeback! After nearly two years of adhering to the National State of Disaster […]

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How's your training going for the world's oldest and largest Ultramarathon going? πŸ‘€

Only 2 months to go before the legendary Comrades Marathon 2022! πŸ€©πŸƒπŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

#africamarathons #comradesultramarathon #comradesmarathon #marathonsinafrica 
"Effective training requires hard work, consistency, gradual progression and the appropriately balanced regime. But sometimes there can be a fine line between effective training and over training". πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒ

Read our physio, Gemma's blog about Signs and Consequences of Over Training in Runners. 😁

Read the full article here: https://therunnerphysio.com/f/signs-and-consequences-of-over-training-in-runners?blogcategory=Runners+Health

With Vic Fall marathon coming next week Sunday we thought we would ask Coach Nick his pre-race secret. 🀩

What is your pre-race secret? 
"My secret.. Are you ready.. Okay here it is! I have a race song for every race I run. I’ll listen to this in the build up to the race as well as on race day. It helps me mentally set and prepare for what’s to come." - Nick Bester

Check out more about Coach Nick on our website: https://www.africamarathons.com/coach/

@justalilbester @best.athletics @victoriafallsmarathon
Are you looking to join a free running club in London that is all about giving locals a sociable environment to meet other runners? πŸ‘€ The Putney Running Club is the perfect place to do that. 🀩

There are weekly runs that welcome all levels of runners on some great routes. πŸƒπŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

So quit waiting around and join the club today. πŸ’ͺGet all the info you need on their website: https://putneyrunningclub.com
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Whether you are an experienced or novice runner, looking for a new challenge or simply thinking about visiting the continent for the first time, we would love to speak to you!