The world's most famous ultramarathon was established in 1921 as a live memorial to the fallen soldiers from South Africa in World War I. Every South Africa distance runner aspires to capture the coveted finisher's medal by completing the course under the strict limit of 12 hours. Marathon Tours & Travel is proud to be one of the officially recommended travel agencies working directly with the organizing committee.Learn more
Often referred to as the Eighth Continent and earth’s fourth largest island, Madagascar is our new adventure destination for 2017! The marathon and half-marathon will be held in Isalo in the south central highlands with most of the course routed through Isalo National Park. This is Madagascar’s most visited area where the country’s oldest dinosaur bones were discovered. Learn more
The Big Five Marathon and Half-Marathon provides the opportunity to run among the wildlife in their natural habitat in the northeastern corner of South Africa. The course is in the Entabeni Game Reserve, which is a 220KM private reserve situated in the Limpopo Province between Johannesburg and the Kruger National Park.
Run one of Africa’s most exotic trail routes through a Maasai community in the remote village of Kimanjo. Explore the vast and varied landscapes of Kenya on your game drives, bush walks, and runs with local Kenyans in Aberdare National Park and the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, known as the densest concentration of game anywhere in Kenya!Learn more
Two Oceans is one of the greatest ultra-marathon events! The spectacular course runs from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean with two long climbs over Chapman’s Peak and Constantia Peak. The 56K attracts more than 11,000 runners and the half-marathon (21K) hosts another 16,000 runners.Learn more