UGM Photoblog: 100 Days To Go until the Uganda Marathon!

Today, on 24th February 2017, marks a very special time – it’s only 100 days until Race Day and we couldn’t be more excited here at the UGM! In a hundred days, our International Runners will have been in Africa for almost a week, where they will have visited the Charity Projects they’ve been supporting. They’ll have volunteered, […]

The 2017 Running Awards: The Uganda Marathon is Shortlisted for ‘Best International Event’

  We’re extremely excited to announce we have been shortlisted in the category of ‘Best International Event’ at the 2017 Running Awards! Following our win of the award last year, we’re absolutely thrilled to be shortlisted once again. This places the UGM alongside some very well-known and long-established races, who are nominated in the same category. This […]

UGM Runners’ Community: January ’17 Wrap Up

It’s hard to believe, but we’re already a full month into 2017! And it’s been cracking start to the year for the UGM. Our second busiest time of year (behind the main event in June), the team has been all go with sign ups coming through, as well as helping runners to book their flights and […]

Uganda Marathon 2017: Social Training Run Schedule

Following their success the past two years, our social training run schedule is back in the lead up to our 2017 event! Led by Mark (our running expert & certified Athletics Coach), these group runs are for all abilities and designed to be fun and social. They’ve been planned to give you some excellent prep for […]

Extensions for the 7-day Adventure Now Available: Safaris, Gorilla Trekking, Rafting and more!

Described as ‘the Pearl of Africa’, Uganda really does have so much to offer visitors. To compliment the beautiful landscapes and wonderful culture, there are a number of very special experiences to be had- from seeing wildlife in its natural habitat, to exploring the country’s stunning locations. We offer five different options to help our runners make the […]

UGM Photoblog: 12 Images showing it’s the Participation that Counts

‘it’s not the winning, but the taking part that counts.’ We’ve all heard the cliché. But with the Uganda Marathon, this expression couldn’t be more true. Right from the moment you step off the plane, throughout the 7-day adventure (and even before), it’s all about a willingness to take part, do your best, and help […]

A word with two UGM Volunteers – Steve & Tanya

Here, two of our current volunteers sum up their experience of living in Uganda for three months, getting to know the culture, meeting the local people and volunteering at the Charity Projects, in two short, but wonderfully written blurbs. Here’s a peek into Uganda and the UGM’s Charity Projects… A big thank you to Steve […]