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About Marathon Tours

Marathon Tours are marathon travel specialists, and have been taking New Zealand runners and walkers to the world's premium marathon events for more than six years. Why choose to travel with Marathon Tours for your destination race: 

  • Guaranteed entry to some of the world's most exclusive marathons, half marathons and shorter distance races
  • Access to the best travel deals and expert knowledge through our relationship with Calder & Lawson House of Travel, who have been in business for over thirty years
  • Remove the restrictions and frustrations of waiting in a ballot for your race entry, we will take care of this for you
  • Our packages are inclusive of high-quality accommodation near the race
  • Travel with a like-minded group of people who share your passion
  • Have the freedom to concentrate on your training and dreaming about the trip, while we take care of the details
  • We are proud to have excellent connections with marathon organisers around the globe. If your event of interest is not listed on our website, please do not hesitate to ask and we will work with our partners to access this for you
  • We don't just offer marathons; we are also specialists in half marathons and shorter distances, and walkers are just as common as runners in our event groups

Seven Continents Club

Are you interested in planning to run a marathon on all seven continents? If so, Marathon Tours can assist you in planning these events.  For more information, please see the link below.

Abbott World Marathon Majors 

We can also assist runners to complete the Abbott World Marathon Majors to receive a Six Star Finishers Medal and certificate. For more information, please see the link below.

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How it WorkS

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1 Register Your Interest

You've decided you want to do an international marathon or half marathon event.  Contact us and register your interest for the specific event.  You'll become a 'priority client' and be one of the first to receive details when we release specific events of interest.

2 Your deposit secures your entry

Once released, pay your (non-refundable) deposit and secure your guaranteed entry into the exclusive event - no ballot, no qualifying time.

3 Let us take care of the nitty-gritty

Let Marathon Tours take care of everything, from flights and accommodation, through to sightseeing tours and tickets to special events.

4 Enjoy Yourself

Experiencing the holiday of a lifetime, ticking off an incredible achievement in an amazing location.