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!
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
Specific vaccinations are required to travel to Asia, consult with your physician to have your shots up to date
Asia is seeping in tradition, know the basics of etiquette, so you don’t end up offending those who welcome you
There is no traffic pattern, so be prepared to see people driving on both sides of the streets
Be mindful of the local tap water. It can make you sick, so beware of even those foods that have been rinsed in it
MANULIFE DANANG INternational Marathon, Reviewed 17 December, 2018
I joined the 2018 Marathon here. I'm from Danang but I've never noticed that my city is that beautiful. It gives me another way of looking at Danang. The race is also really well-organized. I've made ...
11 August, 2018
The distance is really suitable for a new runner slike me. I've learned a lot from it.
LSR Colombo Marathon, Reviewed 11 November, 2018
I went first time with my friend from Japan as we heard this is nice country and people from another person in Korea who went last year for this event. It was so good experience as we found the people...
06 October, 2018
it was short run as we did this first time as we do running in Japan for fitness. the route was interesting and race started early morning which was very nice also
LSR Colombo Marathon, Reviewed 02 November, 2018
It was an amazing running experience for me after having run in a few events in Europe. Sri Lanka is such a beautiful country and such friendly people too. The event was well organised by LSR company...
06 October, 2018
great route although I did only half marathon
LSR Colombo Marathon, Reviewed 24 October, 2018
This was my first experience in this beautiful country - Sri Lanka. I have travelled in Asia but Sri Lanka was always on my list and was glad to make it this year on 7th Oct for running this event hal...
06 October, 2018
a nice route and race started early morning, which was nice