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Running in Africa

Someone who is looking to run unchartered territories that are untouched by human modernism may want to consider taking on a marathon in Africa. Some of the most outstanding and breath-taking landscapes from around the globe, Africa offers both vast desert land and dense forests. From amazing city centers to uninhabited beauty, there is a little something for everyone. Which one is the best for you depends on what you are looking for?

Get back to nature and see the landscape of Africa with the unique perspective of a runner. Nothing but pure adrenaline and the shoes beneath your feet, running enthusiasts can see some incredible sights, climb to the highest peaks, uncover nature's hidden gems and treasures, and challenge themselves to do something that will create memories for a lifetime. If you are considering a race in Africa, these are some of the most famous and beloved marathons around the African countryside.



The Red Cross Big Five Marathon

South Africa, Entabeni Nueva fecha 19 junio, 2021

Econet Victoria Falls Marathon

Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls 07 julio, 2019

Marathon des Sables

Morocco, Ouarzazate Nueva fecha 18 septiembre, 2020

Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon

Kenya, Nairobi 25 octubre, 2020

Knysna Forest Marathon

South Africa, Knysna 04 julio, 2020

Lewa Safari Marathon

Kenya, Lewa Wildlife Conservancy 27 junio, 2020

Comrades Marathon

South Africa, Pietermaritzburg 14 junio, 2020