Maldives Half Marathon Announced to be Held in September

PUBLISHED July 06, 2022 | updated July 06, 2022 02:47

Move Maldives is bringing you a whole new international race with a brighter, sunnier and tropical than ever - Maldives Half Marathon to be held on 9-10 September 2022 in Hulhumalé, Maldives.

This race will bring together thousands of runners across the world in ten race categories. A half marathon, 15KM, 10KM and a 5K Fun Run. In addition to this there will be a children’s festival around the beautifully planned city of Hulhumale. This race will bring you the first ever International 15KM run. The First Inline Skating Race and the first Wheelchair Race; making this event one of the biggest sports tourism events in the Maldives.  

Join the crowd!  

10 Race Categories  

Friday, 9th September 2022 4pm - 7pm- Half Marathon - 21.0975KM , Fifteen K & Tough Ten 

 Saturday, 10th September 2022 4pm 7pm - Inline Skating, WheelChair Race, 5K Fun Run, KidsMile 3.2KM, KidsMile 1.6KM & KidsMile 800m  

Prize Money  

Prize Money is a total of USD 10,000 for Half Marathon, Fifteen K and Tough Ten Races.  

Cash prize will be given to top male and female winners of 3 races and 5 age group categories, which are school category - under 15, 15 - 19 years, 20 - 29 years, 30 - 39 years & masters - Over 40.  

“After Covid, we are happy to welcome back a mass event of this scale to Hulhumalé. We at HDC remain committed to support events that are focused on wellness and health. We eagerly wait international athletes that will be participating in Maldives Half 

 Marathon,” said Ahmed Athif, Deputy MD of HDC.  

“We are so excited to launch our first major event, Maldives Half Marathon 2022. We are confident Hulhumalé, Maldives is ready to welcome thousands of runners who will be running for glory and euphoria. As we recover from the pandemic, we see a huge potential for international runners to travel to Maldives and run the race of their dreams! Come and join the crowd at Maldives Half Marathon on September 9th - 10th in Hulhumalé,” said Hussain Shujau, Race Director of Maldives Half Marathon.  

More details about the race will be updated on event’s website: Race Registration will open on in late July.  


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