The Liberia Marathon, Liberia’s only official long-distance race, returns to the Monrovian roads and wishes to inform all Liberians that a great 10-kilometer race is organized on Sunday, November 28, 2021.
All Liberians are encouraged to register: The race is open for all runners, beginners or advanced level, with no matter of age (minimum age is 14 years) or income.
Female runners are especially encouraged to sign up. The Liberia Marathon also welcomes athletes in wheelchairs and on crutches.
The course will lead the runners from JFK area/ Tubman Boulevard, Sinkor to SKD Sports Complex in Paynesville where finishers will be welcomed with great applause and some refreshments.
There will also be refreshment along the course to assure the well-being of the participants.Runners can register at different registration spots in Monrovia, for example at Brussels Airlines Office at Tubman Boulevard, Inter-Digital Computer School at Benson Street, the Business Start-Up Center at UL Campus and at the Ministry of Youth and Sports.
Registration is also possible on weekend early mornings at SKD Sports Complex, Benson Hill in Mamba Point or online (credit card required).
Registration costs are 300 LD/ 2 USD for Liberians.Registration is open until Sunday, November 21.Check https://liberiamarathon.org/registration/ for more details or call +231 777 53 36 22.
Race numbers and final information will be handed out to registered runners in the week before the race.All runners will receive a T-Shirt for the race and a medal once they have crossed the finish line.
Cash prices of in total more than 1,200.00 USD are waiting for the winners in the different categories.
The Liberia Marathon has a long history in the country: The first edition was organised in 2011 with the first ever marathon held in the country, followed by equally successful races in 2013 and 2015.
Exercising and running is contributive for physical and mental health, helps to reduce the daily stress and get a free mind. It strengthens the entire body and makes it stronger and more resilient. Running also unites the society in one shared activity.
The Liberia Marathon is an extraordinary civic event, symbolic of the endurance, determination and resilience Liberians have shown over the years. It provides a unique chance to all interested Liberians to participate in a running competition, even with electronic chip timing.
The 10 Kilometer race event on November 28, 2021 is the first part of the Liberia Marathon race series 2021/2022 which will continue in May 2022 with a fully-fledged marathon race over 42.2 Kilometer / 26.2 miles and other running events.
The Liberia Marathon is grateful for the support from their wonderful sponsors and partners Monrovia Breweries, Brussels Airlines, Aqualife, Gingeranana, Daily Observer, Ministry of Youth and Sports, Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism, Ministry of National Defense and Armed Forces of Liberia, Monrovia City Corporation, Paynesville City Cooperation and the Liberia Athletic Federation.
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