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

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Maraton de La Paz - Bolivia

Bolivia, La Paz 08 March, 2020
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Maratón de Santiago

Chile, Santiago 19 April, 2020
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floripa international marathon and half marathon

Brazil, Florianópolis 30 August, 2020

Maraton Internacional Costa Pacifico

Chile, Viña del Mar 01 December, 2019

Patagonian International Marathon

Chile, Punta Arenas 07 September, 2019

EcoAventura Inka Race

Peru, Pacobamba 24 September, 2017

São Paulo International Marathon

Brazil, São Paulo 05 April, 2020

Maratón Internacional De La Ciudad De Buenos Aires

Argentina, Buenos Aires 22 September, 2019

Guayaquil Marathon

Ecuador, Guayaquil 06 October, 2019

Movistar Lima 42K

Peru, Lima 19 May, 2019

Colombia International Marathon

Colombia, Santa Marta 18 February, 2017

Standard Chartered Stanley Marathon

Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Stanley 29 March, 2020

Things To Think About


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


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


Book tours before you travel to ensure to hold your spot


The weather can be highly unpredictable, pack accordingly


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


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


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


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


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


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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