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Malta Marathon

Mdina, Malta

25 Feb 2024 (Sun)

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Marathon, Half marathon

Malta Marathon

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The Malta Marathon is a truly unique race since it is organized on a tiny Mediterranean island that is only 27 kilometres (17 miles) long and 14 kilometres (9 miles) wide. The Malta Half Marathon and the full distance have a predominantly downhill courses with a drop of 200 meters from start to finish. A great choice for your first race or an attempt at a new personal best. What is even more exciting the routes of both distances are packed with great views of this famous tourist destination. The home of Malta Marathon is steeped in culture and heritage due to its 7000 years of history.

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Both the Malta Marathon and Half Marathon are held in accordance to the World Athletic Technical and Competition regulations. All times are recognised and accepted by prestigous marathons, such as Boston, Berlin, Comrades, etc, etc,.

The Malta Marathon is a near-miracle, taking place on a tiny island of only 122 square miles. The 2020 Malta Marathon was once again held after the 2019 Malta Marathon was forced to be cancelled due to the unthinkable happened. The 2019 was cancelled for the first time in 34 years when a storm, the like of which was never seen in Malta, stuck on marathon day. Then came Covid and the 2021 and 2022 Malta Marathon was not held but in 2023 the Malta Marathon was back to continue the legacy that started in 1986.

The Malta Marathon & Half Marathon routes have changed many times over the years since the inaugural Malta Marathon which was held in 1986. Faster and less traffic congested roads have always been sought, hence the changes. The 2020 saw some change to the routes used since The routes selected have been found to be the best when considering Malta's geographical layout and size. The routes both start from outside Mdina, Malta's previous capital and finish in Sliema with a drop of 195 metres from start to finish.

The Malta Marathon and Half Marathon records are as follows:

Malta Marathon

Male: 2:13:18

Female: 2:36:51

Most participants on race day: 881

Malta Half Marathon

Male: 1:02:50

Female: 1:13:50

Most participants on Race day: 3,430

Course details

Course profile
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Course highlights
Both the Full and Half Marathons are predominantly downhill, starting at 195m and ending up at sea level. On a good day, records are bound to be broken. In 2023 both the Ladies and men's Malta Marathon records were broken.
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Start address: Mdina, Malta

Finish address: Sliema, Malta

Route map

Malta Marathon Route Map

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Registration closes on 22 February (1 days left)

Malta Marathon

42.20 Km

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60 EUR


Half Marathon

21.10 Km

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60 EUR


‘Endo’ Walkathon

21.10 Km

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60 EUR


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You can, within 24 hours after your registration, get a full refund if you change your mind.

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What’s included

These are included in your entry
  • done Finisher medal

  • done Event T-shirts

  • done E-certificate/e-diploma

  • done Timing chip (single use)

  • done Pacers

  • done Photo Service

  • done Shuttle to Start Line info

  • done Drink Stations

  • done Nutrition Stations

  • done Medical Assistance

  • done Bag drop info

  • done Toilets

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Frequently asked questions

Can I change the distance after I purchase a ticket?

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Usually yes, if race number hasn't yet been collected, depends on availability.

How do I get to the race location?

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Transport from Sliema to the start can be booked online, either whilst applying for the event or at a later stage.

Can someone collect my race pack for me?

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Yes, as long as the ID Number or Passport Number used to apply is given when collecting the number. If, a valid Covid vaccination certificate or a valid PCR test or a valid Rapid test is required, this is also presented.

When and where can I collect my BIB/race pack?

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Please visit this link https://www.maltamarathon.com/marathon_registration_sliema_map.htm

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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.