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The Perfect Marathon In Asia Is Waiting For You…What Are You Waiting For?

The Perfect Marathon In Asia Is Waiting For You…What Are You Waiting For?

Asia is quite arguably one of the most exotic and vast lands imaginable. Historic architecture and traditional rituals abound, some parts of Asia have completely escaped the modernity that has swept other countries worldwide.

If you are looking for the perfect marathon destination to try your hand at, then there are an abundance of spectacular marathon Asia events to choose from. Whether you are a novice runner or a seasoned professional, the sites and sounds of Asian cities are someth ... Continue Reading

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Halong Bay Heritage Marathon

Vietnam, Thành phố Hạ Long 24 November, 2019
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Desert Marathon

Israel, Eilat 29 November, 2019

Nongkhai Asean Marathon

Thailand, Nai Mueang 15 December, 2019

13TH Kathmandu Marathon 2019

Nepal, Kathmandu 21 December, 2019
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Sea of Galilee Tiberias Marathon

Israel, Tiberias 03 January, 2020
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IDBI Federal Life Insurance Kolkata Full Marathon

India, Kolkata 02 February, 2020
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Munnar Marathon

India, Munnar 08 February, 2020
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Arugam Bay Half Marathon

Sri Lanka, Arugam Bay 16 August, 2020
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Shriram Properties Bengaluru Marathon

India, Bengaluru 13 October, 2019
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Buriram Marathon

Thailand, Buri Ram 09 February, 2020
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Kathmandu Urban Marathon

Nepal, Kathmandu 25 April, 2020
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Hua Hin Marathon

Thailand, Nong Kae 10 May, 2020

Things To Think About

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Are there participation limits for your chosen marathon? If so, pre-registration is certainly recommended

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The weather in Asia can be grueling during specific times of the year. Know what the weather is likely to be when you are running, so you can train and dress appropriately

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Where do you want to stay? Make sure that you are making accommodations through reputable sites for travel

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How much time do you need to be marathon-ready? Don’t rush yourself and end up hugely disappointed

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Don’t underestimate how the difference in altitude or temperature will affect your running. Read up and train to make it to the finish line


Flat and fast or trailblazing - Upcoming marathons in Asia 2019

Runners looking for a spiritual renewal will find what they are looking for in the Bhutan International Marathon. Athletes come from all across the globe to run in this unique event that has participants traveling through monasteries, the rainforest, the Khamsum Vulley Temple and small villages, only to end at the Punakha Dzong.

The zen journey has enough religious communal to take your mind off of the punishing 26.2 mile/42.2 kilometer trek. Night owl runners will find their nirvana at the Sundown Marathon Singapore. Right before sundown, runners begin to race about the F1 pit at Marina Bay Sands all under bring lights and accompanied by 30,000 instant friends.

One of the most scenic, and hailed as the most challenging marathons, is located in China. The Great Wall Marathon courses though Yin and Yang Square located in the Hyangyaguan fortress, across the Great Wall, and even passing through small villages to get a glimpse into a rare and ancient way of life.

For the thrill seeker, the Everest Marathon has been voted the most adventurous and highest marathon in the world. The historic route starts to Mt. Everest Base camp, and although being mostly downhill, there is no smooth sailing to this challenging feat.

No matter what your running style, skill level, or desire is for running a marathon, you can find exactly the right fit at a marathon Asia 2019 event. Chose the one that will get you inspired, pre-register, strap those shoes on, and get training today!

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Halong Bay Heritage Marathon

Vietnam, Thành phố Hạ Long 24 November, 2019

13TH Kathmandu Marathon 2019

Nepal, Kathmandu 21 December, 2019

Good to Know

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Be mindful of the local tap water. It can make you sick, so beware of even those foods that have been rinsed in it

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To travel to most parts of Asia, you will need the proper documentation. Have everything in order well ahead of time, so that you aren’t scrambling last minute to make your event

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Specific vaccinations are required to travel to Asia, consult with your physician to have your shots up to date

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There is no traffic pattern, so be prepared to see people driving on both sides of the streets

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Asia is seeping in tradition, know the basics of etiquette, so you don’t end up offending those who welcome you

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Stephen Turner

Stephen Turner

Nongkhai Asean Marathon, Reviewed 09 November, 2019

Ran this marathon last year (2018); and have entered again for the upcoming 2019 marathon so it must have been a positive experience. The full marathon started at 3am from the car park of a town cen...

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