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14 September 2019

Orange Phikwe Marathon 2019

Do you have what it takes to conquer the Orange Phikwe Marathon? A gruelling 42.4km, 10km and 4km fun run of one of the best routes in the world clasified by IAAF. Dig deep into your soul and bring out your fighter to accomplish this amazing quest.

Race Info

Selebi Phikwe National Marathon features not only as a sporting activity but also in the sport tourism calendar. The marathon has adequately attracted local and international athletes by virtue of its status of accreditation for qualifiers in the international arena of athletics.

Main Race

42.2 km (2 Laps)

Official qualifier The marathon is an official qualifier for IAAF world championships and all other major competitions.

Foreign athletes must provide a letter of permission from their National Athletics Federation to participate and abide by IAAF Rule 4.2.

2018 Winning Times

Men: 2:21:24

Women: 2:55:33

2018 Winners


Sibanda Nkhosiya


Monica M Jepkorir

Junior Race


Official qualifier The marathon is an official qualifier for national championships and all other major competitions.

2018 Winning Times

Men: 31:41

Women 37:24

2018 Winners


Gaudumele Amogelang


Lame Nare

Family Fun Run


40mins 47 seconds

2018 Winners



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to download the main route.

For Updates, information and alterations Entrants are required to provide an email/mobile number which will be used to communicate race information to participants.

42.2km 21.1km 10km


September 14 2019

Sam Sono Stadium


Meepong Street, Newstance
Contact Person:
0.8 km from Town Center

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Accomodation Alternatives

Book early for special rates!


You can also register at Selebi Phikwe National Marathon offices at SPTC Stadium, Selected Orange shops, Botswana Athletics Association office at national stadium.


We'd like to say a big thank you to all the Sponsors of the Marathon.