Marathons & Other Races


Myanmar hosts a series of marathons throughout the year. If you’re looking to stay physically active and immerse yourself into another aspect of Myanmar’s culture, you’ll find no shortage of races available for locals and travelers alike.

One of the most popular is the Bagan Temple Marathon, held every November. This race consists of a unique route that takes runners through the ancient temples and friendly villages of stunning Bagan, inspiring the feeling of traveling back in time. Runners will enjoy not only the natural beauty and historic significance of Bagan, but also the exciting¬†challenge of the marathon. ¬†The Yoma Yangon International Marathon, held every January, is the city’s only marathon event and attracts runners from all over the globe!

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