Are you looking for an adventure? Here are 5 unique and beautiful races for you to consider! These 5 runs in Asia are truly worthy of being a bucket list marathon!

#1 Danang International Marathon, Vietnam

Da Nang is the most beautiful beach town in Vietnam. Da Nang’s 30-kilometer coastline is renowned for pristine beaches with white sand, crystal-clear blue water. What better way for a runner to see the scenic views of Danang than to run the Danang International Marathon! The run route of the Manulife Da Nang International Marathon will allow you to experience a beautiful coastline, the surrounding mountains, and a city with beautiful bridges that cross the poetic Han River. Come see that Vietnam has to offer!

Happens Next: 12th August 2018


#2 Kinabalu Climbathon, Malaysia

Photo Credits: Nasier Lee

Kinabalu offers great panoramic views! Let the alluring beauty of Kinabalu mountain take your breath away, with amazing sights, sounds, and fresh air. While it takes most casual climbers 2 days to scale this mountain, participants are expected to challenge the mountain in less than a day, with some professionals only taking 4 hours to summit Kinabalu and run back down. It is truly a race like no other.

Happens Next: October 2018

#3 Bromo Marathon, Indonesia

Photo Credits: Bisnis Wisata

The Bromo Marathon offers breathtaking views of unique landscapes, including the fame Bromo Mountain. The route takes you through very diverse landscapes – that’s what makes this race really special. You run through villages scattered throughout the mountainous route, getting a little taste of the village life in Bromo. You will truly appreciate the volcanic beauty of Bromo running this race!

Happens Next: October 2018

#4 Annapurna Mountain Marathon, Nepal

Words aren’t enough to describe the beauty of this race – look at the photos. Run above the clouds as you run from Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) to Dhampus. It’s got big mountain views, forests trails, and great village cultures. This will become an epic adventure of a lifetime – it is challenging, it is beautiful and it is out of the world extraordinary.

Happens Next: 3rd June 2018

#5 Fuji-san Marathon, Japan

Run alongside the beautiful Fuji-san – Japan’s most beautiful sacred mountain. This race has a reputation for being the world’s most beautiful course. You enjoy the view of the snow-capped mountain and the beautiful autumn leaves around Kawaguchi-ko Lake and Sai-ko Lake. What a great way to soak in the magnificent beauty of Fuji-san.

Happens Next: December 2018


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