Activities

The event includes a number of activities far from the races and this is in the efforts to promote the welfare of the people of Lake Zone especially Simiyu and Mara Regions. These activities are spicing up this event and also push the awareness of the surrounding communities to the next level. Briefly below are he activities which are conducted during the 2021 event and more will be added as it grows.

Race Information.

Race Categories

There are four (4) race categories that are undertaken;

Full Marathon – 42.2 Kilometres.

Half Marathon – 21.1 Kilometres.

Executives Run – 10.0 Kilometres.

Fun Run – 5.0 Kilometres.

 

Event Location and Date

Serengeti Safari Marathon will take place in the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site of Serengeti National Park. The nearest towns of Lamadi, Busega, Bunda, Bariadi, Musoma and Mwanza will be the major hosts of thousands and thousands of runners and fans.

The marathon is scheduled to take place on Saturday, 13th November, 2021.

Event Calendar

Year 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Date 13th November 12th November 18th November 16th November 15th November

Activities

The event includes a number of activities far from the races and this is in the efforts to promote the welfare of the people of Lake Zone especially Simiyu and Mara Regions. These activities are spicing up this event and also push the awareness of the surrounding communities to the next level. Briefly below are he activities which are conducted during the 2021 event and more will be added as it grows.

Running: this is the major activity of this event whereby it attracts a number of runners every year from all over the world to come and run inside Serengeti National Park and The Great Lake Victoria. There is a huge motivation of Tanzanians as of recent years to use marathons as their gear for being fit health wise. To participate in any marathon, you need quite a good time to exercise hence taking care of their health. SSM being a unique sports-tourism event, it’s taping this particular interest and sue it to boost domestic and international tourism in Tanzania and success have been recorded in the past three (3) years.

SSM Tourism Fair: this is an exhibition which is organised by Serengeti Safari Marathon to promote domestic tourism and activate more the Lake Zone business and trading opportunities. It’s a platform for Government, Lake Zone Regions, Organisations, Companies, Social groups and individuals to showcase what they have to share with opportunity seekers from all over the world. This idea was developed by the Organisers after observed different new businesses from the event participants emerging. It’s a clear fact that a huge number of the participants are coming from a well exposed and business-oriented experiences who need to see and understand all the available opportunities in the Lake Zone Regions.

Conservation Talk: a number of efforts are in place to promote conservation in all protected areas including Serengeti National Park. Conservationists are always attending this event and be given an opportunity to talk and educate the surrounding communities as well as the rest of the participants from all corners of Tanzania and world in general. De-snaring project under Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) will give a talk on the progress and future plans of the project. There will be a separate tent for conservation activities from 12th – 14th November 2021.

After Party: runners and fans always need to have fun after such a huge achievement of running couple of kilometres in the morning. This is a platform for social and business networking for all participants. The Party will happen on the evening of 13 th  November 2021 at Bunda Town. Famous Bongo Fleva Artists and Comedians will spice up the night together with a Superb DJ.

#therunners brought the hit 🔥🔥🔥🔥 Serengeti na iwake, 14th November 2020.
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🏃🏾‍♀️10km, 21km & 42km: TZS 35,000
🏃🏾‍♀️Fun Run (5km): TZS 25,000
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