20 June 2020

Big Five Marathon
20 June 2020

The wildest of them all

The Big Five Marathon is an exclusive event that combines a challenging marathon experience with a classic African safari vacation.

The Big Five Marathon in South Africa is held among the wildlife of the African savannah. Runners from all over the world will meet in one of the most spectacular Big Five game reserves in Africa.

In these magnificent surroundings, we combine exciting game drives with a challenging marathon route going right through the habitat of the most famous African game: Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo, Lion and Leopard.

No fences, no rivers, nothing at all separates the runners from the African wildlife!

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Incredible place to do a marathon!

Shannon Rahlves
2015 Big Five Marathon finisher