31st Egyptian Marathon in Luxor
The 31st edition of the annual Egyptian Marathon returns in January 2024 with running and skating events for athletes of all skill levels. Local and international athletes can join the race and kickstart their global marathon journey with events accredited by the Abbott World Marathon Majors.
Run Through Egypt’s History
The Egyptian Marathon is the oldest ongoing marathon in Africa and the Middle East. It has been held regularly for 31 years now, always welcoming athletes from all walks of life and introducing the historical landmarks of Egypt.
The 31st edition will offer four major race courses and categories for runners. Athletes categorized under the Male, Female, Open, and Masters division categories can join any of the four courses:
- Marathon (AIMS measure – 42.195 KM)
- LuxorRun (22.289 KM)
- Ramsis Run & Walk (12.336 KM)
- Hatshepsut Run & Walk (5 KM)
For skating races, participants can choose among the following distances: 12 KM, 22 KM, and 42 KM.
The 31st Egyptian Marathon is accredited by the Abbott World Marathon Majors, so participants can collect points to be included in future Major Marathons events on top of their physical awards on site.
Timing and Location
The 31st Egyptian Marathon is set to grace Luxor, Egypt’s most illustrious city, on January 12, 2024. This extraordinary event commences at the venerable temple of Queen Hatshepsut and winds its way through a captivating journey, encompassing several ancient landmarks, including the temple of Habou, the temple of Amenophis, the iconic Colossi of Memnon, and numerous other historical treasures.
Registration for the 31st Egyptian Marathon is open online. Head to this link to register, read the terms and conditions, and finalize payment. Refer to the list below for the ticket prices:
Price for Egypt Residents
Price for Foreigners
|5 KM Run||500 EGP||€100|
|12 KM Run||600 EGP||€100|
|22 KM Run||700 EGP||€100|
|42 KM Run||800 EGP||€100|
|12 KM Skate||600 EGP||€100|
|22 KM Skate||700 EGP||€100|
|42 KM Skate||800 EGP||€100|
About the Organizer
The Egyptian Marathon has its own committee composed of designated tourism and sports officials in the region. To know more about the Egyptian Marathon and other official marathons hosted in Egypt, head to the event’s official website or Facebook page.