The UGM Runners’ Blog: 5 Tips for Preparing to Race in Uganda

The UGM Runner’s Blog is our series of blogs dedicated to our International Runners. Written by a former UGM Runner, they share training tips, fundraising ideas and travel advice- all designed to help our 2016 Runners get the best out their six-day adventure…and the weeks leading up to the event! It’s hard to believe. In 65 […]

The Uganda Marathon Shop: Now Open & Supporting our Charity Projects

This month has seen another exciting step forward in the Uganda Marathon’s development as a charity, as we opened our first-ever shop, in Masaka Town Centre. As we work in partnership with a number of organisations across the district, this means our daily work in Uganda often involves working on the Charity Project’s sites. However the […]

A Letter to the 2016 UGM Runners

Neil came to run UGM2015 and it was his first time in Africa. He flew out with his girlfriend Katie (who’s luggage turned up the following day!) and they planned to stay for 5 weeks after the event, exploring Uganda and East Africa. For the past year, Neil & Kaite have been huge friends to […]

The UGM Runners’ Blog: 10 tips for kicking off your fundraising

  Welcome to our second UGM Runners’ blog, where we dedicate a weekly post to helping our 2016 International Runners prepare for their six-day adventure. We cover everything from training advice to fundraising advice, and will even cover travel tips closer to the event. This series of blogs is all about helping you, our runners, to have the most fun […]

The 2016 Running Awards: Uganda Marathon shortlisted for ‘Best International Event’

We’re extremely excited to announce we have been shortlisted in the category for ‘Best International Event’, at this year’s Running Awards! This places the Marathon alongside some huge and long established races- also nominated in the same category- the New York Marathon, Athens Marathon and Boston Marathon. The last 12 months have been very successful for the Uganda Marathon. […]

Pre and Post Marathon Extensions: Now Available for Booking

Often described as ‘the Pearl of Africa’, Uganda really does have a lot to offer. To compliment the beautiful landscapes, wonderfully people and special culture, there are a number of unique experiences for visitors. Whether it’s a safari in a National Park, Gorilla trekking through the Rain Forest or White Water Rafting, there are plenty […]