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.

Race Stories

May 21, 2020

Be a Part of the World’s Biggest Virtual Event and Race the Comrades Legends

The ultimate human race will commence on the 14th of June 2020 just not as a mass participation event in […]
May 14, 2020
Comrades Marathon 2020 Cancelled

Breaking News – Comrades Marathon 2020 Has Been Cancelled

The dreaded news we’ve all been waiting for, the Comrades Marathon Association have decided to cancel Comrades Marathon 2020. We […]
May 8, 2020
Bongmusa Mthembu Previous Town Oceans Mens Winner

Who Will Take The Two Oceans 2021 Men’s Title?

Will defending champion Bong’musa Mthembu be back to defend his title at Two Oceans 2021?  That’s the question everyone is […]
3 weeks till the @comradesmarathon #racethelegends 3 weeks till the @comradesmarathon #racethelegends Have you entered? 
Go to our bio link to ENTER NOW 🏃🏼 This is what we’ve all been waiting for 💪🏻 #Repost @comradesmarathon
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Sign up to #RaceTheComradesLegends 🇿🇦🇬🇧
COME RACE 🏃🏼‍♀️THE COMRADES LEGENDS on COME RACE 🏃🏼‍♀️THE COMRADES LEGENDS on 14 JUNE 2020 as part of COMRADES GREAT BRITAIN 🇬🇧with AFRICA MARATHONS and stand the chance to win one of our funky Africa Marathons Shirts 😱.
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We've all been chomping at the bit to get out and race.  Here is a chance to be involved with World's Biggest Sporting Virtual Event 🤩 .
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Great Britain 🇬🇧normally has the 2nd Largest number of entrants for the Comrades Marathons each year.  Let's make sure that 2020 is no different 💪🏻 .
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Sign up for the event using our own specific Africa Marathons team link in our bio ⬆️
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Why not get a friend to enter one of the following distances with you and be part of Team Africa Marathons 
5km
10km
21km
45km
90km .

If you've entered please do DM us or email us (info@africamarathons.com) and we will feature you in the lead-up to the race!
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On Race Day post an image of yourself and tag us @africamarathons and your 'social distanced' running partner and include the hashtags - #RaceTheComradesLegends #ComradesGB
#AfricaMarathonsComradesTeam
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Watch this space 👀 for the winner announcement !
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Let's do this GB 💪🏻
Increase your 10k with SPEED 🏃🏼and STRENGTH Increase your 10k with SPEED 🏃🏼and STRENGTH 💪🏻 by …
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1️⃣ Run shorter distances to get your legs running fast🦵🏻. Split your race into 2 mile segments, with the first two relaxed and steady.  Pick up slightly for the third and fourth mile and then either maintain or finish faster till the end of race. 
2️⃣ Run your local 5k event and then once you’re finished run another 5km.
3️⃣ Run quicker than your 10k pace.  Try 4-6 X 1 mile fast intervals with two minutes recovery between the mile reps. 
4️⃣ Run a 10k at a pace you want to race. .
5️⃣ Train on an athletics track to work on your speed.  Use your 5k time and work out how fast that is per 1 loop (400m). Run 10 X 400m with one-minute recovery after 5k. .
Sign up for our Newsletter to get more Africa Marathons 🏃🏼🦒helpful running tips: ➡️ https://newsletter.africamarathons.com/sign-up (link in our bio). .
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We're very sad to announce that the 2020 @Comrades We're very sad to announce that the 2020 @ComradesMarathon has been cancelled 😞 following long discussions with the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) Board, KwaZulu-Natal Athletics (KZNA) and @athletics_south_africa (ASA)
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With regard to Foreign Entrants 🇬🇧, in lieu of the cancellation, all Foreign Entries will be deferred to #Comrades2021 and/or #Comrades2022, depending upon the athletes’ wishes👍🏻. In addition, foreign athletes will also have the option of availing their 2020 entry for substitution in 2021 only. .
We will be contacting our @africamarathons @comradesmarathon  2020 Team shortly with more information 👍🏻
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Please see the full cancellation announcement from @athletics_south_africa ➡️ https://www.africamarathons.com/stories/ .
Sign up for our newsletter to keep up to date on the @africamarathons Race Calendar:  https://newsletter.africamarathons.com/sign-up (link in our bio). .
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#AfricaMarathons #Newsletter #SignUpToday #StayInformed #StayUpdated #DontMissAThing #UKRunChat #UKCrossFit #UKCycleChat #UKFitFam #LondonFitness #UltraRunning #LondonFitFam #COVID_19 #FitnessMotivation #StayHealthy #StayActive  #FitnessJourney #TrailRunning #UltraTrainRunning #Runner #Running #ComradesMarathon #Comrades2021 
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Athletics South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal Athletics and Comrades Marathon Association announce cancellation of the 2020 Comrades Marathon.

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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!