Yoma Yangon International Marathon

Quick facts

Distance Marathon

About Yoma Yangon International Marathon

As the largest running fiesta in Yangon and the city’s only marathon event, we aim to inspire athletes and connect communities, both local and international, through a mutual love for running.

Weaving through the unique blend of modern and rustic Yangon, the runners will be treated to a visual feast for the senses.

Given the involvement of hundreds of volunteers, thousands of participants and the highly-enthusiastic home crowd, the Yoma Yangon International Marathon is set to be the key highlight in the global running calendar.

Travel information for overseas participants:

All foreign visitors need a visa to enter MyanmarForeign visitors are encouraged to get in touch with their local Myanmar Embassy/Consulate for the most current visa regulations

Visa (Online Application)
From 1st September 2014, the Ministry of Immigration and Population’s will issue tourist e-visa.
For more information and to apply for the e-visa, please visit


Age Limit

Participants must be aged 16 years and older as of 20 January 2019 to participate in the Full Marathon (42.195km) and Half Marathon (21km) categories. Participants must be 12 years and older as of 20 January 2019 to participate in the 10km Challenge category. There are no age restrictions for the 3km Fun Run/ Walk category.

Equipment Storage

Yes, there is a baggage check-in area at the start line where runners can deposit their belongings. Whilst maximum care and security will be enforced, the Organiser will not be responsible for any loss or damaged items, or delay in retrieving the bags. Participants are advised to arrive 2 hours before their start time as delays are expected prior to the flag off time of the respective race categories.

Maximum Time

42.195KM Full Marathon (6.5 hours) 21.1KM Half Marathon (4 hours) 10km Challenge (2 hours)


Race timings will be recorded by MYLAPS Tag, an electronic race timing system with an accuracy up to a hundredth of a second. Participants who register for the 42.195KM Full Marathon, 21.1KM Half Marathon and 10KM Challenge race category will be timed using the MYLAPS Tag electronic race timing system.

Yoma Yangon International Marathon Route Map

Yoma Yangon International Marathon Route Map


Thuwunna National Indoor Stadium

Upper Pazundaung Rd, ရန်ကုန်, Myanmar (Burma)

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.