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Marathon calendar: The most important marathons in the world

From classics like the New York Marathon or the London Marathon to events at the North Pole or in Australia - marathon fans will once again get their money's worth in 2022. In our marathon calendar you will find over 100 of the most important marathons in the world. An overview of all marathons in Germany in 2022 and their special features can be found here.

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From city marathons such as here in Paris to the desert - the highlights in 2022

January 2022: Action at the Arctic Circle and in the heat

If you want, you can start running in Zurich at midnight sharp into the year 2022. You can also run in Tromsø, north of the Arctic Circle, in the dark and in wintry temperatures. But there are also warmer alternatives, for example in Hawaii, India, Bangladesh or Cambodia.

DateMarathonLocationCountry
01.01.2022New Year's Marathon ZurichZurichSwitzerland
02.01.2022National Nashik MVP MarathonNashikIndia
08.01.2022PolarNight Ishavskraft MarathonTromsoNorway
10.01.2022Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Dhaka MarathonDhakaBangladesh
16.01.2022Chevron Houston MarathonHoustonUSA
16.01.2022Rock'n'Roll Arizona MarathonPhoenixUSA
16.01.2022Maui Oceanfronz MarathonMauiUSA
22.01.2022Budejovicky T1 MaratonCeske BudejoviceCzech Republic
22.01.2022Marathon Trail AngkorSiem ReapCambodia
23.01.2022Maratona Citta di RagusaRagusaItaly
23.01.2022Maratona do FunchalFunchalPortugal

February 2022: Mediterranean Marathons and Southern Hemisphere Events

While the marathon scene in Europe is slowly awakening from hibernation, you can also take advantage of the southern hemisphere summer for running in New Zealand or the Seychelles.

DateMarathonLocationCountry
04.02.2022Dead See MarathonEn BokekIsrael
06.02.2022Life Time Miami MarathonMiamiUSA
06.02.2022Murcia MaratonMurciaSpain
06.02.2022Beppu-Oita Mainichi MarathonOitaJapan
12.02.2022Lipno Ice MarathonCerna v PosumaviCzech Republic
13.02.2022Maratona sulla sabbiaSan Benedetto del TrontoItaly
20.02.2022Zurich Maraton de SevillaSevillaSpain
25.02.2022Tel Aviv Samsung MarathonTel AvivIsrael
26.02.2022First Light MarathonTairāwhiti GisborneNew Zealand
27.02.2022Sechelles Eco-Friendly MarathonBeau VallonSeychelles
27.02.2022BP Maraton CastellonCastellonSpain

March 2022: City Marathons in Tokyo and Rome

After the Tokyo Marathon 2021 could not be held, it is to be held in March 2022. This will make it the first World Marathon Major of the calendar year. With events in Rome and Seoul, however, two other metropolises are also enticing with their events.

DateMarathonLocationCountry
06.03.2022Tokyo Marathon 2021 (postponed to 2022)TokyoJapan
06.03.2022GIG Malta MarathonMdinaMalta
20.03.2022Seoul International MarathonSeoulSouth Korea
20.03.2022OPAP Limassol MarathonLimassolCyprus
20.03.2022Marathon de MontpellierMontpellierFrance
27.03.2022Run Rome The MarathonRomeItaly
27.03.2022Treviso MarathonTrevisoItaly

April 2022: Boston Marathon and extreme run at the North Pole

With the Boston Marathon, the next race in the Major series is already waiting in April. But the running shoes will also be laced up in Paris, Vienna or - for fans of extremes - at the North Pole.

DateMarathonLocationCountry
01.04.2022The Falklands Ultramarathon with MarathonStanleyFalkland Islands
03.04.2022Schneider Electric Marathon de ParisParisFrance
03.04.2022Marathon de ChevernyChevernyFrance
03.04.2022Lake Garda 42 MarathonLimoneItaly
03.04.2022Jagodinski MarathonJagodinaSerbia
10.04.2022NN Rotterdam MarathonRotterdamNetherlands
10.04.2022Abalone Marathon de NantesNantesFrance
10.04.2022Brighton MarathonBrightonGreat Britain
10.04.2022Roads to Rhodes MarathonRhodesGreece
10.04.2022Zurich MarathonZurichSwitzerland
10.04.2022Canberra Times Marathon FestivalCanberraAustralia
13.04.2022FWD North Pole MarathonNorth Pole 
18.04.2022Boston MarathonBostonUSA
18.04.2022Gdansk MarathonGdanskPoland
23.04.2022Logus-De Hoop Marathon Zeeuws VlaanderenTerneutzenNetherlands
24.04.2022Vienna City MarathonViennaAustria
24.04.2022Big Sur MarathonCarmelUSA
24.04.2022Connemara MarathonGalwayIreland
24.04.2022Cracovia MarathonCracowPoland
24.04.2022DOZ Maraton LodzLodzPoland
24.04.2022Muttenz MarathonMuttenzSwitzerland
30.04.2022Torghatten MaratonBrönnöyNorway

May 2022: Beautiful cities and a famous wall

May is a month for lovers of city marathons: With Toronto, Lisbon, Copenhagen or Salzburg, beautiful cities invite you to a run. In China, the Great Wall Marathon is another highlight.

DateMarathonLocationCountry
01.05.2022Toronto MarathonTorontoCanada
01.05.2022Del Riso La MaratonaSanthiaItaly
08.05.2022ColleMar-athonBarchi - FanoItaly
08.05.2022Lisbon ecoMarathonLisbonPortugal
14.05.2022Marathon de Blaye cotes de BordeauxBlayeFrance
14.05.2022Marathon du Clair de LuneDoussardFrance
15.05.2022Generali Geneve MarathonGenevaSwitzerland
15.05.2022Salzburg MarathonSalzburgAustria
15.05.2022Copenhagen MarathonCopenhagenDenmark
21.05.2022Great Wall MarathonHuangyaguanChina
22.05.2022Asics Windermere MarathonAmblesideGreat Britain
22.05.2022Winterthur MarathonWinterthurSwitzerland
26.05.2022Bryrup MarathonBryrupDenmark
28.05.2022Stuiben Trailrun 42kUmhausenAustria
28.05.2022Icefjord Midnight MarathonIlulissatGreenland
28.05.2022Lake Myvatn MarathonMyvatnIceland
28.05.2022ING Night Marathon LuxembourgLuxembourgLuxembourg
29.05.2022Marathon Poitiers FuturoscopePoitiersFrance
29.05.2022Edinburgh MarathonEdinburghGreat Britain

June 2022: Running in the Savannah

While June is a bit quieter in the northern hemisphere after the first highlights in spring, there are two highlights in the southern hemisphere with the Brisbane Marathon Festival and the Big Five Marathon through the South African savannah.

DateMarathonLocationCountry
03.06.2022Inca Trail MarathonCuscoPeru
04.06.2022The Uganda MarathonMasakaUganda
05.06.2022Brisbane Marathon FestivalBrisbaneAustralia
05.06.2022Cork City MarathonCork CityIreland
18.06.2022Big Five MarathonLimpopoSouth Africa
18.06.2022Salomon Trail Marathon WalesCoed y BreninGreat Britain
19.06.2022Marathon du Vignobles d'AlsaceMolsheimFrance
26.06.2022Marathon du Finistere - La TransleonardeGuissenyFrance

July 2022: Run in the mountains and in the polar night

With the Zermatt Marathon and the Marathon du Grand Ballon, the Alps and Vosges attract the mountain lovers among the marathon runners. If, on the other hand, you want to see the daylight polar nights of St. Petersburg, the White Nights Marathon is the place to be.

DateMarathonLocationCountry
02.07.2022Zermatt MarathonZermattSwitzerland
02.07.2022Transfagarasan MarathonBalea LacRomania
10.07.2022North Downs Way MarathonSurreyGreat Britain
16.07.2022White Nights MarathonSt. PetersburgRussia
30.07.2022Marathon du Grand BallonOderenFrance

August 2022: Scandinavia becomes a running paradise

There is no better time for running fans to visit Scandinavia. Because here the marathons in August give themselves the hand in the hand.

DateMarathonLocationCountry
05.08.2022Inca Trail MarathonCuscoPeru
06.08.2022High Coast MarathonHärnösandSweden
19.08.2022Paavo Nurmi MarathonTurkuFinland
20.08.2022Helsinki MarathonHelsinkiFinland
20.08.2022Bergen Maratonkarusellen SkogsmaratonBergenNorway
20.08.2022Reykjavik MarathonReykjavikIceland
20.08.20226 Sjöer (6 Lakes)UppsalaSweden
21.08.2022Le LeadLa ClusazFrance
27.08.2022Stavanger MarathonStavangerNorway

September 2022: City marathons and nature spectacles

In late summer, in addition to city marathons in Moscow, Helsingborg or Trondheim, scenic highlights such as the Jordanian desert (Petra Desert Marathon) or the run to the legendary Inca city of Machu Picchu (Inca Trail Marathon) are on the agenda.

DateMarathonLocationCountry
01.09.2022Moscow MarathonMoscowRussia
03.09.2022Petra Desert MarathonPetraJordan
03.09.2022Dingle MarathonDingleIreland
03.09.2022Helsingborg MarathonHelsingborgSweden
03.09.2022Trondheim MarathonTrondheimNorway
04.09.2022Marathon de l'ArdecheArdecheFrance
10.09.2022Jungfrau MarathonBernese OberlandSwitzerland
11.09.2022TransmaratonTransfagarasanRomania
14.09.2022Inca Trail MarathonCuscoPeru
18.09.2022Blackmore's Sydney Running FestivalSydneyAustralia

October 2022: London, Chicago, Amsterdam and more

October will be another feast for asphalt fans: the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is another marathon major on the schedule. In addition, the traditional races in London, Amsterdam or Lausanne await.

DateMarathonLocationCountry
01.10.2022Itämeri MaratonHankoFinland
02.10.2022TCS London MarathonLondonGreat Britain
09.10.2022Bank of America Chicago MarathonChicagoUSA
09.10.2022Eindhoven MarathonEindhovenNetherlands
09.10.2022Graz MarathonGrazAustria
09.10.2022Perth Running FestivalPerthAustralia
09.10.2022Marathon of the 3 Pays du RhinSaint LouisFrance
16.10.2022TCS Amsterdam MarathonAmsterdamNetherlands
23.10.2022Lausanne MarathonLausanneSwitzerland
30.10.2022Swiss City Marathon LucerneLucerneSwitzerland

November 2022: New York, New York!

The best, or at least biggest, comes at the end: The TCS New York City Marathon is the marathon with the most participants in the world. If you like it a little smaller, the Frauenfeld Marathon is a good place to be. Many other dates, such as that of the annual Marseille Marathon, have not yet been set.

DateMarathonLocationCountry
06.11.2022TCS New York City MarathonNew York CityUSA
20.11.2022Frauenfeld MarathonFrauenfeldSwitzerland
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December 2022: Many dates still unknown

Numerous dates for December are also not yet fixed. If the Corona pandemic allows it, there are further highlights on the programme for the end of the year, such as running events in Cancun (Mexico), Barbados, Tunis, Honolulu or Sacramento.

DateMarathonLocationCountry
04.12.2022Maratona di LatinaLatinaItaly
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