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Marathons In South America - So Many to Choose From!

Marathons In South America - So Many to Choose From!

Located in the Western Hemisphere is a continent called South America. It is comprised of 13 different countries, which are mostly Portuguese and Spanish-speaking.  Surrounded by the Caribbean Sea, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Pacific Ocean, it is a tropical region with vast land, shorelines galore, and no shortage of beaches with stunning white sand. If you are considering your next destination run, the marathons in South America have a vast number of things to offer.  Whether you are a newbie r ... Continue Reading

Easter Island Marathon

Chile, Easter Island 02 Jun, 2019

Rio De Janeiro Marathon

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro 23 Jun, 2019

Patagonian International Marathon

Chile, Torres del Paine 07 Sep, 2019

Maraton Internacional Costa Del Pacifico

Chile, Vina del mar 01 Dec, 2019

Colombia International Marathon

Colombia, Santa Marta 17 Feb, 2018

Recorrido Pedernales Chone

Ecuador, Pedernales 13 Jan, 2018

Stanley Marathon

Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Stanley 24 Mar, 2019

Maratón Internacional De La Ciudad De Buenos Aires

Argentina, Buenos Aires 22 Sep, 2019

Marathon de Cordoba

Argentina, Cordoba 25 Nov, 2018

Maratón De Santiago

Chile, Santiago 07 Apr, 2019

Asunción International Marathon

Paraguay, Asunción 25 Aug, 2019

Jungle Marathon

Brazil, Amazonia 17 Feb, 2020

Things To Think About

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How long will it take you to train for your chosen event? Give yourself enough time!

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What attractions would you like to see while visiting? Make sure to schedule enough time to see everything!

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The weather can be highly unpredictable, pack accordingly

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Book tours before you travel to ensure to hold your spot

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If there is a participation limit for your given event, consider registering ahead of time so you won't miss out


South America Marathons - Which One Will Inspire You?

For the beach comber, there is no better race to attend than the Marathon Bahamas. The 26.2 mile route is surrounded by beautiful stretches of ocean views and white sand. People from all around the world, and all levels of experience, love the friendly atmosphere and easy-going feel of the Marathon Bahamas!

Or, for a mix of mountain views and ocean, the Easter Island Marathon is a perfect choice. Located in Chile, after the marathon is done, try your hand at snorkeling and surfing. It is an adventurer's paradise. 

For the flat and fast runner, the Maraton Movistar Lima is an excellent choice. See the downtown sites of Lima the best way possible, all on foot. Race alongside people who come internationally to make their way toward the finish line!

South America is a vast continent with a plethora of sites to see and rich cultures to experience. Whatever it is that inspires you to run can be found in in one of the many South American Marathons! Find the one that lends you inspiration, and make this your year to travel!


Good to Know

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The currencies of South America include  the Argentine peso, The Brazilian real, the Columbian peso, the Bolivian boliviano, the Chilean peso, the Paraguayan gurani, the Guyanese dollar, the Surinamese dollar, the US dollar, the Peruvian Nuevo sol and the Uruguay peso. Make sure to investigate which currency to use before you travel

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To travel to many countries in South America, passports that are valid for a minimum of six months post-entry are required

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Although each country is different, when traveling to South America, it is recommended that several vaccinations shots be up-to-date. Know which ones before you visit


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Since languages can vary, find a good translation app and have it on you at all times

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Although most places in South America are safe for tourists, make sure to do your research before you go

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Rio De Janeiro Marathon, Reviewed 15 November, 2017

Well...Rio. Do I need to say more? Although the temperatures will be probably too hot to run as fast as you like, running all the way to Rio with a constant ocean view will get you good vibes. When it...

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