The Kilimanjaro Marathon: The Race to Africa’s Rooftop

Aug 09, 2019 at 5:00 AM

The Kilimanjaro Marathon: The Race to Africa’s Rooftop



Entry Fee $2795
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 26.2M

Type: Trail

Starting Elevation: 6000

High Point: 19344

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 100%

First Year of the Event: 2018


The Kilimanjaro Marathon 26.2 mile Trail Race to the Top of Africa! Join us on an Epic Adventure Run. The Kilimanjaro Marathon is a one of a kind mountain marathon of 26.2 miles including the summit of Kilimanjaro! Run it in one day! The first of it’s kind! The Kilimanjaro Marathon: Is run inside the National Park on the trails going up and down the mountain. Provides runners the opportunity to summit Mount Kilimanjaro! Is well marked and supported with professional staff to ensure runner safety. Provides at least 4 full service aid stations, access to drop bags, and first-aid. Is professionally and accurately measured. The birth of the Kilimanjaro race to the summit. This bucket list marathon is designed by experienced racers Erik and Myra Rasmussen. In 2012, Erik’s Adventures was the first to host an official, accurate, and fully supported 26.2 mile marathon race on The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Now, we are taking our love and expertise of adventure running and combining it with our many years of experience working on Kilimanjaro to offer a truly unique challenge to the running community. The Kilimanjaro Marathon is surely one of the world’s hardest marathons and one of the most beautiful marathons you will ever run. Who should run the Kilimanjaro Marathon 26.2 mile Trail race. Experienced Runners looking for the ultimate challenge- Summit Kilimanjaro in one day! Seven Continents Runners- Make this your Africa Race and notch a once in lifetime achievement in the process! People who have hiked Kili in the past and want to test themselves with a Kilimanjaro one day summit! Adventure and destination marathoners who want to do something truly unique. The only one of its kind- This will be the Inaugural organized marathon race on Mount Kilimanjaro


Race event photo
Race event photo


Event Dates

Held on Aug 09, 2019

Held on Aug 13, 2018

Event Results