If you are a fan of running and love keeping fit then this is one for you. Why only stick to local marathons? Travel around the world and discover other countries while taking part in all of the sports activities and races that you love! Here are some of the best holiday marathons you should run!
Cancun Night Marathon
The Cancun Night Marathon on Mexico’s Caribbean coast is a great choice if you want to experience a race with a difference. Head off on a run in the dark and get a feel of Mexico not many get to enjoy! The run kicks off on 8th December. The 26-mile course runs alongside Cancun’s stunning lagoon, through the resort’s tourist-friendly Hotel Zone and ends with a Mariachi band serenading your success at the finishing line. What a way to mark the end of your long 26-mile run!
Pack your bags and head off to Jamaica for the Reggae Marathon, kicking off on 24th November 2018. This famously laid-back Caribbean island will be full of activities around this time so get involved in what you can and make this the holiday of the year, with one of the best marathons in the world in your back pocket. The route takes you along some stunning seaside resorts and small rural towns, while local DJs play reggae music into the streets to keep the motivation levels high. Enjoy a Pasta Party the night before, where you can get all your carbs in to help you in the run. Once completing the marathon, rest up and then head over to the Reggae Marathon Beach Bash at Long Bay Beach the day after!
Zafiro Palma Marathon
Take part in the Zafiro Palma Marathon on the sunny island of Majorca, hosted by the capital of the city, Palma! The race takes place on 14th October 2018 and it starts at Palma’s Gothic cathedral running all the way along the glistening seafront – so you can enjoy your run with a view! This is an activity that everyone can take part in. With the Palma Kids Run, Breakfast Run and Pasta Party, you can experience this with the whole family and make new memories in Spain together!
Sign up to the Reykjavik Marathon, which takes place on 18thAugust 2018. The race consists of four different distances so everyone can take part regardless of their level of fitness and age. Pick your choice between a Marathon (42.2km); a half Marathon (21.2km); a 10km race or the fun run! For those that don’t want to sweat it out in the sun, you can take the “cooler” option. The route runs along the beach giving you views over the ocean and mountains, and into a valley past rivers and woodland.
Book your trip to any of these destinations and start your 2018 fitness adventure by taking part in the best marathons around the world. Time to get your running shoes on and hop on that flight!