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Serengeti Safari Marathon

Quick facts

Location Tanzania

Distance Marathon

About Serengeti Safari Marathon

1. Serengeti Safari Marathon will be on 16th November 2019, Western part of Serengeti National Park - Ndabaka Gate.


2. Marathon Categories for 2019:-
    a) 80kms - Cycling
    b) 42kms - Full Marathon
    c) 21kms - Half Marathon
    d) 10kms - Executive Run
    e)  5kms - Fun Run

3. The activities will combine both rough and tarmac terrains with different routes each one with large part conducted inside the Serengeti National Park. The Starting Point will be inside the park for all marathon categories. Cycling will start from outside the park and ride along the shores of Lake Victoria with Finishing Point for all activities at Ndabaka Gate.


4. Serengeti Safari Marathon 2019 comprises both concept of "SPORTS" and "TOURISM" with major aim of promoting tourism through "SPORTS FOR SUSTAINABLE TOURISM".


IMPORTANT: 

ONLY local runners can sign up for "East Africa Participants" tickets. If non-local runners attempt to purchase local tickets, the full amount will be refunded and the registration will be cancelled.



Distances

Elephant

  • 42.195km

Buffalo

  • 21.098km

Leopard

  • 5km

EXECUTIVE RUN

  • 10km

CYCLING 80KMS

  • 80km

FULL MARATHON - EAST AFRICA RUNNERS

  • 42.195km

HALF MARATHON - EAST AFRICA RUNNERS

  • 21.098km

EXECUTIVE RUN - EAST AFRICA RUNNERS

  • 10km

FUN RUN - EAST AFRICA RUNNERS

  • 5km

CYCLING - EAST AFRICA PARTICIPANTS

  • 80km

FUN RUN

  • 5km

HALF MARATHON

  • 21.098km

FULL MARATHON

  • 42.195km

Half Marathon - Residents with Permits

  • 21.098km

Full Marathon - Residents with Permits

  • 42.195km

Cycling 80 kms - Residents with Permits

  • 80km

Executive Run

  • 10km

Fun Run - Residents with Permit

  • 5km

Practicalities

Accommodation

On 15th Nov. 2019 Accomodation will be at Lamadi/Bunda/Bariadi Lodges, Hotels and Guest houses  costing from USD 15.00 t0 USD 45 per person, book in advance. 

After Race Services

After race will have a party celebrations where friends and family will come together enjoying a night of love with nature.Then back to the guest house for shower and organise your transport back if booked with us. Meals and Drinks vendors will be on own expenses.

Age Limit

12 years for Fun Run and 16 years for all marathons and cycling!

Aid Stations

Full equiped and supported Rescue & First Aid Team available with very high qualified personnel. CF Hospital and Kilimanjaro SAR will be on top of this service.

Award Medals

Well designed bronze medals and t-shirts of Serengeti Safari Marathon will be awarded to all runners who made in time.

Equipment Storage

A small tent will be provided for storage of small items as the race is happening in the bush

Maximum Time

Half Marathon is four (4) hours closing finish line Full Marathon is six (6) hours closing finish line

Parking

Parking space is provided on free cost

Provided Photo Service

We a have full shooting team for the even and for personalised photos an early request must be submitted which will cost USD 100.00 per person.

Qualifications

Above 12 years for Fun Run and above 16 years old for marathons. Disabled category isn't available this year.

Race Kit Includes

Wristband, Medal, and T-shirt.

Refreshments

Soda and water will be provided along the running routes for registered runners only

Timing

The marathons takes place in November which is a good month as the weather is good meaning not hot not cold and no rains. Timing Machine will be used for all categories.

Transport

a. 4 Days - 3 Nights SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK-SERONERA VALLEY {Vehicle : Overland Trucks}    Budget - Residents 402,500Tzs | Non Resident US$ 680.00    Budget Includes: Transport,Accommodation,Park fees and Registration. b. 4 Days - 3 Nights TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK-SERONERA VALLEY {Vehicle : Overland Trucks}    Budget - Residents 396,500Tzs | Non Resident US$ 618.00    Budget Includes: Transport,Accommodation,Park fees and Registration. c. 5 Days - 4 Nights TARANGIRE NP, MANYARA NP, NGORONGORO & SERENGETI {Vehicle : Land Cruiser}    Budget - Residents 793,500 | Non Resident US$ 985.00    Budget Includes: Transport,Accommodation,Park fees and Registration.

Start:

Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Finish:

Tanzania

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.