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Trail-Marathon des Papillons, Kpalimé, Togo

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Quick facts

Location Kpalime, Togo

Distance Marathon

Date 15 February, 2020

About Trail-Marathon des Papillons, Kpalimé, Togo

Welcome to the 4th edition of the Trail-Marathon in the Atacora mountain chain. This is the masterpiece of the African Marathon Challenge. We start with a breakfast in the area of the NGO AGERTO (Association Germano-Togolaise) located in the Yoruba-founding Kpalimé. Running slightly uphill on paved roads, crossing the border to Ghana after 12 kilometres. On our butterfly trails we will visit the friendly mountain villages before reaching 2 waterfalls. You get a free massage there... The finishline awaits you with local food and traditional music in Kouma Konda, one of this lovely villages. Charity-Background: We build the sanitary facilities of the "Gustav Nachtigal"-School in Kpalimé. We support the AGERTO project in Kpalimé by planting fruit trees. Next year you can visit the new AGERTO computer class, we are working on.


Practicalities

Accommodation

Kpalimé provides a wide range of hotels and guesthouses. We try to organise a runnerscamp in the beautiful AGERTO areal.

After Race Services

Marathon party in the village Kouma Konda, tradtional music and local food

Age Limit

Minimum age is 18 years

Aid Stations

8 Refreshment points, mobile Red Cross services

Award Medals

Finishers will receive a CNC manufactured metal medal and a finisher shirt. The 3 fastest woman/men get a trophy and pricemoney (rates not yet fixed)

Equipment Storage

yes

Maximum Time

9 hours

Parking

Inside AGERTO-Areal (see map on the internet side www.marathon.africa)

Provided Photo Service

Professinal fotos for free

Race Kit Includes

BIB with map, soap from a local cooperative project, AMC-Ballpen (metal pen with lasered logo of the African Marathon Challenge)

Refreshments

Tropical fruits, water, salt

Timing

Fédération togolaise de l'athletisme

Transport

Destination: Internatinal Airport of Lomé, Togo (LFW). Transport to Kpalimé is 2 hours, shall be organized by the marathon team, if you request this.

Trail-Marathon des Papillons, Kpalimé, Togo Route Map

Trail-Marathon des Papillons, Kpalimé, Togo Route Map

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EDAN DAVID

EDAN DAVID

Reviewed 18 February, 2019

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Dayo Akinbode

Reviewed 24 October, 2018

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Trail-Marathon des Papillons, Kpalimé, Togo Ticket prices: €3.00 - €75.00

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.