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Trail-Marathon des Papillons

Kpalime, Togo

05 Nov 2022 (Sat)

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Join Trail-Marathon des Papillons 2022

Welcome to the 6th 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 finish line awaits you with local food and traditional music in Kuma Konda, one of this lovely villages. Charity-Background: We build the sanitary facilities of the "Gustav Nachtigal"-School in Kpalimé. We are building a mill in Kouma Konda and reforest the palm trees of the Souer de Orantes. Longterm we support the AGERTO project in Kpalimé by founding a computer class. 

This event will be the first day of the double event: "Running the Trails of Togo: A weekend in runners paradise". Please visit  www.marathon.africa for details and the interactive maps.

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Start address: Kpalime, Togo

Finish address: Kpalime, Togo

Route map

Trail-Marathon des Papillons Route Map

Register

Registration closes on 31 October (30 days left)

Marathon (local runners)

42.20 Km

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3 EUR


Starting Fee Marathon

42.20 Km

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75 EUR


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0 EUR

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

We accept Visa MasterCard AMX PayPal Multibanco iDEAL WeChat Pay AliPay

Included in the fee

BIB, TShirt, Prizemoney, CNC Medal, Trophy, Refreshments, AID-Service

Practicalities

Accommodation

Kpalimé provides a wide range of hotels and guesthouses.

After Race Services

Marathon party in the village Kuma 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

Professional fotos for free. Will be published on marathon.africa

Race Kit Includes

BIB with map, AMC-Ballpen (metal pen with lasered logo of the AMC). Finisher-Shirt, Medal.

Refreshments

Tropical fruits, salty peanuts, water

Timing

Fédération togolaise de l'athletisme

Transport

Destination: Internatinal Airport of Lomé, Togo (LFW). Transport to Kpalimé is approx. 2 hours.

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Frequently asked questions

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

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On friday the 4th of November 2022 in the Areal of GERTO-Projecet (see map on www.marathon.africa)

Can someone collect my race pack for me?

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yes

How do I get to the race location?

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Local transfer by taxi or moto taxis

Can I change the distance after I purchase a ticket?

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no

Trail-Marathon des Papillons

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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.