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Local Registration Centers

Main registration Center will be at Kilifm Botanical Garden in Moshi Municipality, Kilimanjaro region. Other centers will be established at other regions in Tanzania and will be notified in this website. Registration at these centers will be conducted from June, 2016. No any registration will be allowed after expiring of these dates. Registration will start at 8.00am to 4.30pm

Online Entries
Open 1st JUNE 2016. Closing date for online entries registration: MIDNIGHT ON 12 AUGUST 2016.Entrants will receive a confirmation email or a SMS and a race number as soon as your entry has been processed….Click here for online registration.

Entry Fees

Entry Fees for International, Residents of East African and Citizens of East African…Click here

Entry Forms

Entry Forms in Kiswahili and English languages are available at PDF format…Enter here

About the Marathon.

The Kilifm International Tourism Half Marathon is a marathon organized by the Kilifm Sports Centre a member of the National Sports Council of Tanzania. This marathon is conducted once every year in the lower zone of the Mt. Kilimanjaro, a free standing and crown of Africa. The runners will enjoy the panoramic view of the mountain, fresh natural air which has not yet polluted by industrial activities as well as the wonderful flora and fauna the region has endowed.

This year the Marathon is scheduled to take place at a high tourism summer season on 14th August 2016 and attracts massive response in participation from local and international participants. There would be three categories of Marathon as follows: Half Marathon (21.1km); Fun Run (5km).and 2.5 km for children below 10 years. The race is run on good tarred roads at an altitude between 830 and 1150m asl under the panoramic view of Mt. Kilimanjaro, a crown of Africa.Read more...


Half Marathon (21.1km)

Starts 6.00am at Kilifm Botanical Garden in Khambaita Rd and goes north for about 50m and then turn east to Angani road alongside Moshi Airport and proceed up to VETA institute for 1km and then turn east to a dirt road for about 600m and met the TPC tarmac road. The route turn  south and goes for 2km up to the Fonga gate; then it proceed alongside the TPC sugarcane plantations for 9km up to Mtakuja and Newland junction and returning  back on same road to the Kilifm Botanical Garden.


Fun Run (5km)

The route passes at a full tarmac road. Starts at 7.00am at Kilifm Botanical Garden in Khambaita Rd and goes north for about 50m and then turn east to Angani Rd alongside Moshi Airport and proceed for about 1.5km to SIDO then proceed north for about 300m up to Mariwa junction then turn west for about 400m alongside Mvule St, and then turn north alongside Kiusa St and proceed for about 800m to Ngiloi Petro Station and then proceed south alongside Kawawa St for about 600m. The route then turns south for about 500m up to Mariwa junction and returning back to Kilifm Botanical Garden. Click here

Kids Run (21/2km)

This is a full tarmac road. Starts at 7.30am at Kilifm Botanical Garden and goes north at Khambaita Rd for 1.25km and returning back on the same road up to the Kilifm Botanical Garden. (Enlarge the Google map for proper viewing).

Prizes - Men and Women: Click here



1. There will be water points in all routes at an interval of 4 -5 km;

2. Car packing will be available at Kilifm Botanical Garden guarded by Secularms Security Company and other security companies;

3. Athletics will have access to rooms at Kilifm Botanical Garden for exchanging and keeping garments;

4. Ambulance services including first aid will be provided throughout the event;

5. Food of African cuisine mainly nyama choma (barbecues), snacks and variety of drinks will be available at Kilifm Botanical Garden for sale;

4. The runners will enjoy a very nice splendid atmosphere associated with a very attractive green environment;

5. An inauguration party for opening Marathon event will be conducted on the evening of 13th August, 2016.

This is a Gold Medal Winner KILIFM Marathon to be held during the summer at high tourist season. We expect to win a massive response in participation from local and international competitors.

The race will advocate and persuade people to STOP the environmental degradation of the seemingly endless elephant killings.

NO QUESTION that this August's KILIFM marathon will break the records as it is the first and only such event being held at this time. WINNERS prizes will be the GOLD MEDALS presented by KILIFM.

Not only will you compete for GOLD, you will enjoy Kilimanjaro, the crown of Africa and at high tourist season. Enjoy the panoramic mountain views while racing to the finish.

Please pay here by bank transfer or by mpesa ref: kilifm-marathon