Malawi International Marathon: 21st May - 27th May 2018
Choose Malawi and you'll be joining us on the run of a lifetime in the home of distance-running. Not only will you spend the week on the shores of Lake Malawi (don't forget your cameras for those epic sunrises and sunsets), you'll also have time to meet some amazing projects really making a difference to the communities you will be running through and alongside. Empower yourself and use the power of running to help change lives forever.
For the first few days you'll get stuck into a variety of projects, then after resting up on day 5, you'll join hundreds of locals for the inaugural Malawi International Marathon!
MON: Today you touch down in Lilongwe. We'll pick you up from the airport and take you to our beautiful Athletes' Village on the shores of Lake Malawi. Tonight is a chance to meet your fellow runners.
TUES: Wake up refreshed and ready to go. This is the day you get to visit one of our amazing Global Goal projects to see how your fundraising will make a lasting difference.
WEDS: Today you get the chance to continue with your amazing project work. There'll be time later to relax in the pool and enjoy a beer.
THURS: You'll spend this morning on your project then in the afternoon we'll be helping to host the KidsRunWild Sports Day! Unforgettable.
FRI: Rest day - relax by the lake or explore the local area and enjoy our famous pasta party in the evening.
SAT: Race day - as the excitement mounts, you'll make your way to the start line to run alongside hundreds of locals through the African plains.
SUN: Time to say a fond farewell to Malawi and your fellow pioneers to continue your travels or return to the airport.
The Athletes' Village
The Athletes' Village, staffed by the local community, will be your home for the week. Possibly one of the world's most relaxing campsites! You'll be nestled on the banks of stunning Lake Malawi so you can count on amazing sunrises to kick start each day, rounded off perfectly with sunsets that will render you utterly speechless. Beach BBQs and nightly campfires will be the perfect setting for you to connect with your other runners during the week.
Accommodation and costs
We've got three great packages for you to choose from depending on the level of accommodation you prefer. Regardless of your choice, each option include transfers to and from Lilongwe Airport if you arrive on day 1 and depart on day 7, all accommodation and food, transport to your projects and race day logistics. All you'll need to budget for is flights, travel insurance, optional trips and drinks money.
You can bring your own tent, share a beautiful Safari Tent with three other runners or opt for more luxury in a Safari Tent with one other person. Click on Packages for more information.