The Half Marathon,
The Half Marathon,21 km to satisfy your passion for running

The 21 km race is a competitive distance for experienced and trained runners. It is also the most popular running format.

General information

The 21 km race will be held on April 14, 2019. It is open to licensed and unlicensed runners born before December 31, 2002. This race is also open to people with reduced mobility.

  • Start time : 7.30 am at the Place de la Nation
  • Start time : 7.20 am for the race for those with disabilities
  • Duration : 03 hours 
  • Participants : 2 500



  • For residents : 2 000 F CFA
  • For non-residents : 30 €




Bibs numbers

Bibs can be collected at the Village Marathon (Place de la Nation) in downtown Dakar from April 10 to 13, 2019. In the pack you will be given a colored T-shirt that you will have to put on for the race. This is compulsory.


Race's Description





A number of services are set up to ensure the smooth running of races for each runner.


There will be 5 catering points throughout the Half-Marathon’s course.
1 other point will be installed at the Place de la Nation (former Obelisk Place), at the end of the race. 

Recovery Zones​

There will be a recovery zone, with a team of specialists, on arrival at the Place de la Nation.


Transportation will be made available by the organization for runners and volunteers wanting to get to the various sites involved in the races. Once the races are over, the shuttles will also carry runners back. For more details on shuttles check the Marathon’s Facebook page.