About Sfax Marathon International des Oliviers Tunisia
Welcome to Sfax for a unique moment, a unique Marathon in Tunisie that is AIMS and IAAF certified.
Sfax an authentic city for a new Sfax International Olive Marathon 2019 unique in Tunisia - Between Land & Sea the 7th edition will take you beyond the rich history of a Mediterranean Medina. Listed in the Tunisian National Heritage since 1912, while waiting for its inscription in the World Heritage of Unesco. The Medina of Sfax is a lady who is patient as her famous olive groves (80% of olive oil exports from Tunisia leave Sfax). The Best Award Olive oil in the world 2019 in New York USA.
Its beauty will captivate you like millions of navigators who knew how to carry the heritage of the Médina of Sfax throughout the Mediterranean and that since 827 date of its construction.
The SFAX International Marathon of Olives will be a unique moment to share with friends, come live an unforgettable time on Saturday with the Medina family run, the traditional walk in Jebba & Sefsari, discover the Medina, its alleys, souks , its architecture its mysteries and its secrets, before you start on the line of departure in the morning between Earth & Sea in Sidi Mansour.
Saturday 2nd of November come and enjoy full day cultural and Tunisian music, 3km race for all and discover tasty Sfax Olive Oil.
Sfax Marathon village will open from Friday 1st November morning, it will give time to visit the Médina of Sfax and also :
Just 1hrs from Sfax : El Jem Roman amphitheater The amphitheatre was built around 238 AD in Thysdrus, located in the Roman province of Africa Proconsularis in present-day El Djem, Tunisia. It is one of the best preserved Roman stone ruins in the world, and is unique in Africa.
and 2hrs from Sfax : Sbeitla or Sufetula (Berber languages: Sbitla or Seftula). Nearby are the Roman ruins of Sufetula, containing the best preserved Roman forum temples in Tunisia.