Casablanca Marathon

Casablanca Marathon

  • 23.10.2016
  • 07:30 am - 05:30 pm

PRESENTATION

The big international Marathon of Casablanca is an important sport event, with the goal to share with the largest public as possible the spirit and values of the marathon based on the commitment, the perseverance and the transcendence. This event also has for ambition to bring the inhabitants of Casablanca to support the competitors in their efforts and to appropriate this urban, sporting and festive event as well as social and generational mix.

With a relatively flate course and a clement weather in this period of the year, the marathon of Casablanca is one of the fastets race in the world. It is classed the 1st marathon of Africa in 2010 thanks to the Ethiopian Shumi Gerbaba who etablished a time of 02h09mn03s in 2010.
The course crosses the main streets of the city, in the mythical frame of the heritage of architectural Art deco, big boulevards lined with palm trees, large avenues of the city centre and one part of the ledge overhanging the sea. Exceptional passage in front of the esplanade of the Mosque Hassan II to mention also.

Day 1 : Flight from your airport to Casablanca. Transfer with a french speaking guide. Overnight at your hotel.

Day 2 : Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for a half-day to visit Marrakech : you will stop in front of Koutoubia, before walking through the narrow streets so typical of the Medina. Then, you will pas by Hivernage, before stopping on the famous place Jemma el Fna. Lunch in local restaurant. Afternoon free to stroll in the souks. Return to your hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Day 3 : Breakfast at the hotel. Relaxing day to the SPA of the hotel, at the swimming pool. Discussion with your sports coachand podiatrist. Dinner and overnight at the hotel

Day 4 : Breakfast. Departure for the marathon with a private transfer. Course. Return transfer. Dinner. Overnight.

Casablanca Marathon

23 October 2016
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Day 5 : Breakfast at the hotel. Free time. Transfer to the airport with a french speaking guide. Flight to your airport of departure.

Note : This is an example of a stay. We propose to our runners “a la carte” trips : you can choose your days of arrival and departure, visits or not, the board..

  • Hotels we are working with
  • Marathon Informations
  • Practical informations

Riad Salam Casablanca **** (2km from the derparture of the course)

This Riad offers 201 rooms whose 47 bungalows, 3 Junior Suites and 3 presidential Suites. It has a bar and 4 restaurants

Meridien N’fis Marrakech Hotel ***** (1.1 km from de departure of the running)

With this hotel, you will enjoy of its proximity with the city center. It is located in a quiet place favorable to relax. This luxury hotel is born with a mix of mauritian architecture and local art. You will swim either in the indoor swimming pool, or outdoor and enjoy of its fitness center or its tennis courts

Type of course : mainly flat
Number of participants : 3000 in 2011
Departure/Hours : ,Sijilmassi Blvd, 08 AM
Arrival : Sijilmassi Blvd
Time Limit : 5:30
Minimum age of runners : 18 years
Climatic conditions : 15-20°C
Benefits : folklorics groups

COUNTRY: Morocco
CURRENCY: Moroccan Dirham (MAD)
Formalities: Passport required
TIME SHIFT: 1h

Venue

Casablanca

Grand Mosque Hassan II

Details

  • Limits:
    6000 participants