May 13, 2018









Diacore Gaborone Marathon

Since title sponsor Diacore adopted the race in 2012 it has grown from 2,000 to well over 6,000 participants.

The event includes a 42.2km Marathon, 21.1km half marathon, 10km race and a 4km fun run for the whole family. The marathon is an incredibly fun day out for the entire family with great activities such as Zumba, water slides, stage performances, food courts and plenty of refreshments. As an AIMS and IAAF certified event the Diacore Gaborone Marathon is a qualifier for Two Oceans, Comrades, Commonwealth and Olympic games. It is also widely renowned as one of the flattest and fastest routes in the region. In 2017, in conjunction with Wilderness Safaris, the marathon will be offering amazing tourism packages which give runners the opportunity to tour some of the most beautiful parts of Botswana before ultimately capping their trip with the incredible marathon experience.

All proceeds from registration are donated to charity; with a MILLION Pula in 2015 and 2016.

Our Sponsors: Diacore together with co-sponsors Stanbic Bank, Mascom, GIA, The Grand Palm Hotel and Casino Resort, Sefalana, Botho University and broadcast partner Yarona fm.

The Diacore Gaborone Marathon. RISE.RUN.SHINE

Diacore Gaborone Marathon 2017 Sponsors

Diacore, a multinational diamond company, has diversified interests in the diamond industry providing rough and polished diamonds to customers around the world. The company has manufacturing facilities in Botswana, South Africa, Namibia and New York and has established its leadership in crafting rare, exceptional diamonds as well as unique high-end jewelry.

Title Sponsor

Stanbic Bank 21 Km Race

Mascom 10 Km Race