Gulf Bank 642 Marathon

Quick facts

Distance Marathon

Date 16 Nov 2019

About Gulf Bank 642 Marathon

The 6th edition of the Gulf Bank 642 Marathon will take place on Saturday 16th of November 2019. Souq Sharq, one of Kuwait’s major shopping centres, will once again host this great event. The Gulf Bank 642 Marathon is made for every individual who wants to experience a run all while touring through the beautiful landmarks of Kuwait.

Participants will have the option of competing in one of four categories:


Gulf Bank 642 Marathon is the first full road race to take place in Kuwait and three of the race categories (10KM, 21KM, and 42KM) have been accredited by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS).

As part of our social responsibility, the Gulf Bank 642 Marathon supports a cause each year in order to raise awareness and to encourage donations.

From challenging athletes to beginners and even families, this event caters to everyone. So why not join us in this international event and move your 642 muscles!



  • 42.195km


  • 21.098km


  • 10km


  • 5km


After Race Services

You can enjoy the race village with family, friends, and fellow participants.

Age Limit

11 years and above for the 5KM, 15 years and above for the 10KM, and 18 years and above for the 21KM & the 42KM.

Aid Stations

There will be aid stations throughout the race course with water and bananas.

Award Medals

All participants will be given a medal at the finish line

Maximum Time

6 hours and 30 minutes. After this time, race officials will reopen streets to vehicular traffic one section at a time. Participants still on the course will then be required to move to the sidewalks and obey all traffic signals.


Details to be announced closer to the event

Provided Photo Service


Race Kit Includes

You will receive a race kit which includes a tshirt, a bib number, and a bag


There will be portable bathroom units for the participants doing the 21KM and the 42KM distances.




Not available

Gulf Bank 642 Marathon Route Map

Gulf Bank 642 Marathon Route Map


Souq Sharq

Second Floor Sharq Mall Souk Sharq, مدينة الكويت، Kuwait

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.