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Erbil Marathon

Iraq | M,H,R | Full member of AIMS

Race information

Now in its third edition, 3500 men and 1000 women participate in the three races of Iraq’s Erbil International Marathon, including 750 foreign runners from 40 countries. Best times so far recorded in the Marathon are by Ali Ahmed (IRQ) 2:48:00 and Caitlin Hurley (USA) 3:21:00.

Past events


Erbil Marathon


Erbil Marathon


Erbil Marathon


Erbil Marathon


Erbil Marathon

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Contact details

Abdulsattar Younus
New Eskan Apartments, building 12, floor 15, apartment 61

T: +009647507770578

In depth on Erbil Marathon…

Distance Running Edition 1 2016

Unforgettable moments of running and cultural discovery in Iraqi Kurdistan

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Distance Running Edition 3 2014

In setting your goals for the year you should consider making the Erbil Marathon your destination of choice. Come along and join thousands of runners and peace lovers from all over the world.

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