Serengeti Marathon 2016

Serengeti Marathon 2016
past 9 months ago

Starts: Saturday, 26 November, 2016 03:00am

Ends: Saturday, 26 November, 2016 06:00am

Event Details

Run with the Gazelles

It’s a dream come true! Each year, on the last Saturday of November (November 26, 2016), runners from around the world converge at Serengeti National Park to run in the Serengeti Marathon. The Serengeti Marathon is one of the most unique marathons as part of the race is run inside the world famous Serengeti National Park’s Western side near the Ndabaka Gate. This is an event that will give you an opportunity to witness close encounters the spectacular African wildlife.

Worldwide Safaris Tanzania, Ltd. invites you to consider enhancing your runners’ experience by organizing a safari before or after the event. Tanzania remains a hidden natural treasure, still not overrun by tourism, and among the safest of countries on the African continent to explore. Safaris can be custom designed according to you and your runners’ interests and needs to include such places as Serengeti National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage site), Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, among other parks and reserves. Non-safari options include Zanzibar, Lake Victoria, beach holidays, scuba diving, swimming with dolphins, Olduvai Gorge, hot air ballooning, cultural and historical sites, and of course climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro. For those interested, trips can be arranged in any number of other African destinations.

A portion of your safari fees will go toward a donation for the Albino children in Busega District where the event is taking place.

Your Safari Host: Worldwide Safaris Tanzania Limited is a small, personalized and highly experienced Tanzanian tour operator. Over the years Worldwide Safaris has hosted many international visitors on private guided tours in Tanzania and cooperates to offer safaris in such places as Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Namibia, Botswana, Ethiopia and South Africa. Our office is based in Arusha, the tourism city of Tanzania.