04 Friday

Great Egyptian River Nile Marathon

Fri, March 4, 2022
El Shorouk City
El Shorouk City, Cairo


The Great Pharaohs Runners kick starts the 2022 competitive year with the Great Egyptian River Nile Marathon, an annual region-wide running festival open for local and international runners. Amateur and professional runners can join the WA / AIMS-certified race and build up their portfolio on March 4, 2022.

River Nile Marathon in Sunrise City

The Great Egyptian River Nile Marathon is a running festival packed with various events and WA / AIMS-certified competitions based on skill level. All in all, there are four race categories: Full Marathon (18 years and up), Half Marathon (16 years and up), 10 KM (14 years and up), and 5KM (12 years and up).

Participants of the Full and Half Marathon can be qualified for the Boston Marathon, Berlin Marathon, Tokyo Marathon, and other WA / AIMS-certified international races if they completed the qualifying time.

Meanwhile, winners of the 10 KM and 5 KM races will receive award cups, and the first five winners in the Half and Full marathon will take home trophies and prize money. The prize money depends on the participant’s placement.

Timing and Location

The Great Egyptian River Nile Marathon takes place on March 4, 2022, Friday. The Full and Half Marathon will begin at 7:00 AM, while the 10 KM and 5 KM are set at 10:00 AM. The race venue and course take place within El Shorouk City, Cairo. The designated starting and finishing point of all events is at Gamal Abdalnaser main road’s public park.

Registration Information

The registration for the Great Egyptian River Nile International Marathon is now open. Just head to this link to register and know more about the race requirements, travel information, accommodation, and other event reminders set by the Great Pharaohs Runners. The online registration closes on February 18, 2022.

Here’s the list of prices for all race categories:

  • Full Marathon – 450 EGP
  • Half Marathon – 420 EGP
  • 10KM Run – 360 EGP
  • 5KM Run – 340 EGP

About the Organizer

Great Pharaohs Runners is one of the oldest and most active running organizations in Egypt—with region-wide events annually. The organization aims to provide the best long-distance sports for Egyptian and Arab athletes.

For more information about the Great Egyptian River Nile International Marathon, visit the organizer’s Facebook page and official website or send an inquiry to Alternatively, you can also contact Ahmed S El-Nady, the main representative, at +20 1221090196.

Event Calendar

Friday, March 4, 2022

Send Message

Send mail success

Send mail failed

Please enter input field