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Addu Marathon 2018. Michael Wardian from USA tops the race.

Marathon Highlights

Michael Wardian from the United States won the Addu Marathon men’s category in 2hrs 42 minutes setting a new course record and the fastest marathon finish time in Maldives. Michael is also the Addu Marathon’s run ambassador. The full marathon started at 2:30am last night. Naufal Easa and Ahmed Jawad from Maldives came in 2nd and 3rd. Maldivian women’s record holder Maryam Abdul Kareem won the Women’s marathon in record time in the Maldives. Errol Chan from Taiwan won the 1st place in the half marathon. Maldives famous ultra-runner Athif became the first marathoner to run in Sandals in the Maldives. Fathun is the first blind runner to finish a 10k run in Maldives. The atmosphere was vibrant and positive and all the runners and the participants had a wonderful time.

This is the second year for the Addu Marathon which is organized by the irunners. This year a total of 450 runners registered for the Addu Marathon. Addu Marathon is an annual running festival with running events enjoyable for everyone irrespective of their age and fitness level. Addu Marathon’s mission is to engage the community of Addu City in running, and to promote an active and healthy lifestyle for the people of Addu & Maldives. Addu Marathon is open for national and international community to experience the joy of running in Nala Fehi (Beautiful & Green) Addu,Maldives. The next Addu Marathon is scheduled for December 2019.

“Unbelievable support, unbelievably beautiful course, I had such a fun time running the Addu marathon. Addu in the Maldives indeed is a beautiful place with such friendly people. The nature and the islands are so beautiful. Hats off to Shuja and irunners for organizing this fantastic event! I surely hope to come back and do this again!” Mike Wardian

Kidsmiles run
5K run
finishers and winners
Half marathon winner Errol Chan
Athif running in Sandals
Mary wins the women’s Marathon

The marathon Director Shuja and 10k winner Ismail
Finish line

Full Marathon
Half Marathon
KidSmile 1.6k starts
KidSmile 3.2k
Seniors Power Walk 3.2k

Official Sponsors & Partners
Tiny Hearts Of Maldives
Maldives Ports Limited
Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc
Equator Village
Island Express Pvt Ltd – Inter Atoll Transport Services Provider
Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa
Dhivaa Academy
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Addu International Airport
Athletics Association of Maldives
Addu City Council
Maldives Police Service
Maldivian Red Crescent
Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure, Maldives
Ministry of Youth and Sports
Hithadhoo Regional Hospital

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