The 14th International Marathon of Tana

Hosted by the Fédération Malagasy d’Athlétisme (FMA),  in partnership with Vision Madagascar, the 14th International Marathon of Tana will take place on Sunday October 26, 2014 starting from the Independence Square in Antananarivo.

This will be the second road race as Madagascar Championship held this year after the half-marathon. Malagasy athletes will be able to prepare well for the “Jeux des Iles” next year and try to ensure the Malagasy supremacy in race funds in the Indian Ocean.

Vision Madagascar, official sponsor of the 12th (2011) and 13th (2012) International Marathon of Tana in collaboration with the FMA decided this year, through its subsidiary World Trade Center Tana, to organise the 2014 International Marathon of Tana.

This great sporting event will include several events:

  • The Marathon, the legendary race with a distance of 42.195 km (officially measured by the IAAF), alone or with team (business, friends, colleagues)
  • “Les foulées de Tana”, race open to a distance of 5 km
  • The HandiRun, 5 km race reserved for the physically handicapped in wheelchairs.
Les foulées de Tana”, race open to a distance of 5 km

Les foulées de Tana”, race is open to all and covers a distance of 5 km

The International Marathon of Tana targets a wide audience: professional or experienced runner, amateur, young, less young, disabled, people of Tana, all Madagascar, Africa, Indian Ocean and Europe.

Practical information to remember:
For Marathon

  • Start and Finish: Independence Square – Antananarivo
  • Race distance: 42.195 km
  • Race Start: 7:00am
  • Supplies every 5 km from KM 5
  • Wipe sweat every 5 km from KM 7.5
  • Aid station located every 5 km
  • Limited running time: 5:40

For “Les Foulées de Tana”and HandiRun:

  • Start and Finish: Independence Square – Antananarivo
  • Race distance: 5 km
  • Race Start: 7:30
  • Supplies mid-term and at the finish
  • Aid stations along the course
  • Limited running time: 1:35

The Marathon Village (in front of City Hall Tana) will be open through October 25 and 26, 2014 for:

  • Place of collection of numbers
  • Information Location
  • Venue for Marathon partners
  • Meeting place and usability for sports fans
The HandiRun, 5 km race reserved for the physically handicapped in wheelchairs.

The HandiRun, 5 km race reserved for the physically handicapped in wheelchairs.

About VIMA
Vision Madagascar (VIMA), is one of the leading groups in real estate, construction, services and wood industry in Madagascar, is actively involved in achieving its vision of creating a New Madagascar.

Vima group puts its entire energy, expertise and know-how in servicing its customers and partners and delivering a first class work

Vision Madagascar is positioned as a corporate citizen and has been supporting sports, educational, cultural, social and humanitarian projects. The future projects will be taken over by the entity World Trade Center Tana (WTC Tana) directed by Gilles Gabillet, a sports marketing professional.

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