Liberia Marathon

The Liberia Marathon consists of three races in one. The event includes a full marathon, a 10K foot race and a 10k race for persons on wheelchairs or crutches. Runners of all skill levels and ages are encouraged to participate in any race.

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Running through the city of Monrovia, Liberia’s blooming capital, will be one of the most exciting race experiences of your life. The Liberia Marathon 2022 will take you through the most scenic areas the city has to offer. Running on the major roads, you will pass the historic downtown, lively and colourful residential areas and the emerging commercial district. In the longer race categories, a stretch of Monrovia’s unique city beaches is a much part of the race as the triumphal appearance on the iconic Tubman Boulevard before the finish line at the freshly renovated SKD Sportscomplex comes into sight. 

Course Outline for the Liberia Marathon 2022 event

All race will take place on the same round course with different starting areas, but the same finish line. Here are the details:

Full marathon (42.2k/ 26.2miles): Race start is at the SKD Sportscomplex, the national stadium located, and the course will take the runners “all around the the world”, orbitting Paynesville and Monrovia in a large circle before coming back to the SKD Sportscomplex. While the first half of the cours is fairly flat, right after passing the half-marathon mark a few steep surprises will be awaiting our longest race contestants.

To get an even better idea where the course will lead you, click here to have a look at our interactive map.

Half-Marathon (21.1k/ 13.1miles): The runners will take off around Freeport area, just half way of the entire course. After leaving the Western peninsula and climbing up to Mamba point, they will Redemeption beach before passing the Executive mansion and settling into the long stretch on Tubman Boulevard. There they can relax a bit on a more flatter part towards  the 10k race start and beyond before a minor but steady climb will request the legs to work.

10k footrace: The (in)famous 10k footrace traditionally starts at the JFK Memorial Hospital and 2022 is no exception. Participants for the regular 10k run and the wheel chair and crutches races will be hitting Tubman Boulevard, enjoying a great view on Peace Island befor eventually branching on SD Cooper Avenue where after a last climb the eyes can be set on the SKD entrance. Don’t stop there but run into the stadium where the finishing arch and your medal is awairing you.

LIberia Marathon 2022 Course with starting areas