Riyadh Marathon 2023

The Saudi Sports for All Federation (SFA), with the support of the Ministry of Sport and Quality of Life Program, has announced the launch of the Riyadh Marathon. Taking place on February 11th, 2023, in Riyadh. The sports sector in the Kingdom enjoys unlimited and continuous support from the government, led by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and His Highness the Crown Prince, in line with the plans and objectives of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.

The event will be enlivened and made even more fun and entertaining for participants. We welcome you all to run your preferred distance and challenge yourself to cross the finish line.

All participants are welcomed to collect their bib number and race kit from the Marathon Village on February 10, 2023.

THE RACES

Marathon

Half-Marathon

10km Race

4km Family Fun Run

For participants aged 20 and above

For participants aged 18 and above

Open to all ages

The Half-Marathon is  open to those aged 18 or older

RIYADH MARATHON TRAINING PROGRAM

The marathon will be made even more accessible to people of all
backgrounds and abilities, with customized
 pre-marathon training programs being designed to
help participants
 prepare as best as possible for the event.

FAQs

General Information

The Riyadh Marathon will take place on February 11th  2023

The Saudi Sports for All Federation (SFA), which the main body responsible for raising physical activity levels in the Kingdom, is responsible for organizing the Riyadh Marathon with support from the Ministry of Sport, the Quality of Life Program, the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee, and the Saudi Arabian Athletic Federation.

Anybody can participate in the Riyadh marathon; we have a variety of races suitable for all ages and athletic abilities. Please make sure to review the terms and conditions upon registering.

There will be four races at the Riyadh Marathon 2023:

  • Full Marathon (42,195 km) – the race is open to participants aged 20 and above
  • Half Marathon (21,0975) km – the race is open to participants aged 18 and above
  • 10 km race – open to participants aged 17 and above
  • 4 km race – open to all ages – children must be accompanied by an adult

The prices set for the Riyadh Marathon 2022 are affordable and suitable for everyone

  • 4 KM Fun run / walk – Open to all: 29 SAR
  • 10 KM – Age 17 and above: 39 SAR
  • 21 KM – Age 18 and above: 79 SAR
  • 42 KM – Age 20 and above: 99 SAR

Yes, everyone is welcome to participate in the Riyadh Marathon. Please make sure to register as a person with disabilities to ensure all your needs are accommodated.

Your results will be available on the official marathon website (www.riyadhmarathon.org) on February 11th  after the race.

A downloadable certificate will be available with your results.

You will receive an email after the race with a link to the website to get your photos from the race, that you can find with your bib number.

Yes, there will be opportunities to volunteer at the Riyadh Marathon.

Please reach out to the organizing committee:

[email protected]

Yes, children under the age of 17 can participate in the 4km race, under parental supervision.


Registration

You can register for the Riyadh Marathon on the official website HERE

You may cancel your registration in the marathon. However, due to the nature of the event, we are unable to refund registration fees.

Once you submit your registration, you will receive an email confirmation that includes your QR code

Race Kit

The email confirmation will be individually sent to the email address you included in the registration form to ensure that each participant can easily access their QR code

You can choose to include the same email address across all registration to receive the confirmation emails

Registration transfer is not possible, whatever the reason. The rules of the event state that “ The race bib is personal and cannot be transferred to any other person.”, and “ In case of transfer of the bib number to any other person, the participant will be excluded from the final result.”.

The Riyadh Marathon race kit will include your race bib (which you are required to wear on race  day), a  bag, a t-shirt and a water bottle

On race day, the 15,000 runners will receive a medal after crossing the finish line.

You can pick up your race kit at the marathon village on February  10th.  from 9AM to 10PM

You will be required to present a form of ID (National ID, Iqama, or passport) and your registration QR code

No, race kits will not be distributed on the morning of the marathon.

Race Day

Yes. There will be a  storage area at the race village, where you can store your bags and belongings. Luggage will be tagged with your bib number. To collect your belongings after the race, you must present your race number to organizing officials at the counter

The Organizer will not be held responsible for damage (theft, breakage, loss, etc.) to participants’ personal belongings

There will be no changing areas at the venue.

There will be restrooms available throughout the race venue.

There will be refreshment areas every 5 km across all races, in addition to the finish line

Marathon Village

All registrants will be given, along with their race number, an electronic chip which will be automatically initialized at the starting line and will serve as a race regularity control at various points depending on the race (every 5km)

Yes, there will be photography and videography during the race. All participants agree to the use of footage by the Saudi Sports for All Federation and Riyadh Marathon during registration as part of the terms and conditions.

Yes, there will be medical staff on alert to attend to any emergency or injuries throughout the race.

You will find the regulations of the 2023 Riyadh Marathon HERE.

The marathon village will take place on February 10th-11th 2023

Health and Safety

Participants can collect their bibs and gifts at the marathon village, which will include side activations, food trucks, music and more! Details will be shared closer the marathon date

The marathon will abide by all the health protocols set by the Ministry of Health