The Marrakech Marathon is well known for runners from all over the world. The circuit is one of the fastest in the world.In 2012 the Marathon du Marrakech was like a Moroccan party. Except for the winner from Kenya: Stephan TUM his fastest time for the Marrakesh circuit: 2:08:51. All other celebrities were from Morocco
- so be prepared when you go for competition!
If you just want to join one of the most special events in the world come with us!! Le Marathon du Marrakech; the royal city in the south of Morocco offers an extraordinary setting to run your (semi) Marathon. Streets are decorated with palm and olive trees, the medieval city wall is colored with red clay, in the background a blue sky with the white snow capped peaks of the Atlas Mountains.
In January climate is ideal. In the morning it is even fresh while temperature is slowly climbing towards 20 degrees Celsius; ideal for running. You want to set YOUR new record ..?? Come with us!
Running a (semi)marathon in a different culture and country ...?? This is already very special and a new record.
And if you go there take a little more time to visit the magic city of Marrakech and the magnificient High Atlas Mountains which are so close.
Maroc Travel organises a complete 6 day tour. You stay in a nice, small, luxurious Riad hotel in the middle of the 'medina' (the old city centre with its small alleys and market streets). Here you smell and see the coulours of the magic city. As you are running and bothering about enough carbohydrates, all meals are catered for. And ... afther the running there is a 'hammam' (Moroccan bathouse) with a good massage.
On monday, the day after you ran your new record, we relax and enjoy. We jwill just stroll around the city, a local guide will show us the nicest 'trails'. And as a nice desert with lot of creme: on tuesday we will go tje the mgnificient High Atlas Mountains. A wonderful 2 day excursion meeting Berber culture and enjoying couourful Atlas moutain life and views!! A complete relaxing and inspiring tour. The only thing you have to do is enjoy and of course ... use your body and feet for running and walking.
6 days fully organized - Friday January 25 up to Wednesday January 30 in 2013 ! A more than perfect way to relax your body and mind!
Fastest time in 2012 was 2:08:51 for the Kenyan Stephan TUM. For the semi marathon the fastest time was 1:01:59.