About The Masai Mara Marathon

The Masai Mara Marathon is a spectacular annual race held in the scenic and world acclaimed Maasai Mara National Reserve. It is a spectacle that gives the marathon participants and sponsors that rare and memorable privilege of racing in the jungle, all the while, sampling the panoramic reserve with wild animals in the vicinity. Maasai Mara National Reserve is renowned both for its spell-binding menu of natural beauty sites and as a valuable source of economic revenue through tourism.

The Masai Mara Marathon: 2018 edition was postponed

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Why The Masai Mara Marathon

The Masai Mara Marathon’s main objective is to raise funds to support conservation of the Mara National reserve as well as community-based projects around the Maasai Mara. The Marathon, which is held within Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve, is a highly visible athletic event with immense media covering. The Marathon aims to raise funds to be channeled towards conservation of the Maasai Mara ecosystem and raise awareness of the plight of the communities and wildlife that live within and around the Mara.

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