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Welcome to the Victoria Falls Marathon
5 July 2020|Zimbabwe
Taking place around one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, there are not many better settings for a running event anywhere! The Victoria Falls Marathon route is relatively flat and fast and is well marshalled with regular cooling down sections and water stations. The 2020 dates will be anounced in due course.
The marathon race route crosses over the Victoria Falls Bridge, briefly into Zambia offering runners some of the most spectacular scenery in Africa, before continuing through the Zambezi National Park with some superb views of the river, and ending back in town. The Full Marathon is a ‘double loop’ of this route giving you plenty of time to also catch a glimpse of the local wildlife.
If you're not quite ready for the full 42.2km full marathon there is a 21.2km half marathon and a 7.5km fun run.
Africa Marathons is an Official Travel Partner of the Victoria Falls Marathon.
To join the Africa Marathons Team please email - [email protected] or ring +44 1932 361807 (UK) +1 844 390 1798 (USA) +44 (0)7791360170 (Rob).
Pre- or Post Marathon Bucket List Items
See the Red Sandstone Chilojo Cliffs (Gonarezhou National Park)
View the Big Five (Kruger Region)
Experience a Safari (Hwange National Park)
Visit Africa’s Adventure Sport Capital (Victoria Falls)
Experience a Walking Safari (Mana Pools National Park)
Experience a Houseboat Safari (Lake Kariba & Matusadona National Park)
Visit the Spectacular Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe)
Five Countries, Six Marathons
The founders and directors of Africa Marathons have over 35 years of combined experience in the Africa travel industry. We promote and offer packages to running events in 5 African countries at present.
Get In Touch
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!
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 get in touch. We look forward to speaking to you.
E: [email protected]
T: +44 7791 360170 (Rob)
T: +44 7809 726266 (Clyde)