Morocco Marathons - A Great Destination Marathon!

Morocco Marathons - A Great Destination Marathon!

Morocco is a lesser known country that is located in North Africa. It borders the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, and it has cultural influences from Europe, Arabia, and Berber abound. Most of the architecture is both primitive and medieval, which makes it a tourist's dream! The capital of Morocco is Rabat, and the Rabat's Kabash of the Udayas, a royal fort from the 12th-century, overlooks the waters surrounding the city. There are three spoken languages in Morocco, Moroccan Arabic, Ha ... Continue Reading

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International Marathon of Marrakech

Morocco, Marrakesh 26 Jan, 2020


Morocco, Fès 12 Jan, 2020

International Marathon of Rabat

Morocco, Rabat 04 Mar, 2018

Casablanca International Marathon

Morocco, Casablanca 06 Oct, 2019

Sahara Marathon

Morocco, Smara 26 Feb, 2019

Ultra Trail Chaouen - Marocco

Morocco, Chefchaouen 21 Apr, 2019

UltraTrail Atlas Toubkal

Morocco, Al Haouz 04 Oct, 2018

Marathon Vert D’Agadir

Morocco, Agadir 21 Apr, 2019

Things To Think About


If the event that you want to participate in has a limit, consider registering ahead of time


Training for a desert marathon can be grueling, give yourself enough additional time for the challenge


What do you want to see while visiting? Schedule enough time to see it all!


Public transportation is not really accessible, so map your stay before you go so you know where you are going!


Although Morocco is relatively safe, driving can be a hazardous. So be extra careful when behind the wheel!

Morocco Marathon 2019 Events - Which One Will Inspire You?

For the road-ready marathoner looking for a fast and flat race, the International Marathon of Marrakech is a perfect marathon destination run! It is held in the city of Marrakesh, Morocco every January. Over 8,000 participants circle the city running in one of Morocco's most prestigious events. 

If you are looking for a unique run through the desert, then the Sahara Marathon is a perfect fit. The event is organized by the Secretary of State for Sport, and the proceeds go to benefit humanitarian efforts of local children and families. 

Another marathon that takes place in the Sahara Desert ,that is world famous and has a significant following, is the Marathon Des Sables. The Sahara is like no where else on earth. Participants get a glimpse of the most unique sights rarely seen by the human eye. If the marathon is not challenge enough, the desert conditions will be. That is why the Marathon Des Sables continues to be a marathon bucket list event. 

Whatever it is that inspires you to run a marathon, it can be found running one of the many Morocco marathon 2019 events. Don't let another year pass by. Make 2019 your year to compete!

Good to Know


The official currency of Morocco is the Moroccan dirham


To travel to Morocco you must have a passport that is valid for six months following entry-date


Many vaccines are recommended when traveling to Morocco so make sure your shots are up to date!


When driving in Morocco, they drive on the right side of the road and seat belts are mandatory


The best time to travel to Morocco is during the spring

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