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  • Rock City Marathon

    {{stgs.r42}} 42Km, Full Marathon 21yrs & above
    {{stgs.r21}} 21Km, Half Marathon 18yrs & above
    {{stgs.r05}} 5Km, Classic Race ( for Corporates)
    {{stgs.r03e}} 3Km, for Runner with Physical Disabilities
    {{stgs.r03}} 3Km, for Elders
    {{stgs.r25}} 2.5Km, for Children 7-10yrs
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  • ABOUT Rock City Marathon 2017(RCM)

    Rock City Marathon (RCM) Rock City Marathon is one of the biggest sporting events in Tanzania, under the ownership of Capital-Plus International Ltd (CPI), a fully-fledged public relations, events, project management and promotional marketing company in operation since 1997. For the past eight consecutive years, the marathon has been held in t h e G r e a t Lake Region city of Mwanza. This event has been key in promoting sports by helping tap talents from young runners from the East African Community (EAC) member states as well as attracting participants from Europe, Asia, USA and various parts of Africa.

    Why Mwanza Region?

    Mwanza region is a hub for commerce, transport, regional cooperation and economic development in the Lake Zone. The region is situated on Lake Victoria, one of the biggest freshwater lakes in the world, at the crossroads of trade between Tanzania and neighboring countries of Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, and Burundi. Mwanza has huge potential for growth due to upward trend in industrial development and tourist attractions. The theme of the Marathon is to promote tourism through sports.
    Being a region with a promising future for tourism and business, Mwanza offers enormous investment opportunities with abundant unique natural features. Mwanza is one of the unique destinations in Tanzania that has yet been discovered by many. It is a land of much wonder holding an unparalleled diversity of Fauna, Flora and many natural features. The wonders of rocks, the scenery, topography and very friendly people harbor the growth of excellent cultural tourism beach holidays, game hunting, infrastructure ventures, historical and archaeological ventures- and certainly the best wildlife photographic safaris on the continent. Mwanza region offers the best gateway to the Serengeti National Park, one of the best tourist destinations in Tanzania.
    The marathon provides a brilliant opportunity for individuals from various areas to come and explore the regionís opportunities, including its best tourist destinations.

    Carnival, Entertainment and Tourism

    A carnival and entertainment is organized as part of the event, whereby different vendors from the beverage and food industries showcase their best service and flavors while participants listen to some of the countryís best musicians. This carnival atmosphere makes the event more colorful and remarkable.

    Rock City Marathon 2017 Prizes

    Winners Prizes
    42 Km Full Marathon Race Winners Male / Female Prize Per Gender Total Prize Per Race Category
    1st place winner 2 4,000,000 8,000,000
    2nd place winner 2 2,000,000 4,000,000
    3rd place winner 2 1,000,000 2,000,000
    21 Km Half Marathon Race Winners
    1st place winner 2 2,000,000 4,000,000
    2nd place winner 2 1,000,000 2,000,000
    3rd place winner 2 500,000 1,000,000
    5 Km Race for all Cooperates Race Winners
    1st place winner 2 750,000 1,500,000
    2nd place winner 2 500,000 1,000,000
    3rd place winner 2 250,000 500,000
    3 Km Race (People with Physical disabilities) Race Winners
    1st place winner 2 300,000 600,000
    2nd place winner 2 200,000 400,000
    3rd place winner 2 150,000 300,000
    3 Km Race (Elderly 55-plus) Race Winners
    1st place winner 2 250,000 500,000
    2nd place winner 2 200,000 400,000
    3rd place winner 2 100,000 200,000
    2 km Race (7-10yrs) Race Winners
    1st place winner 2 150,000 300,000
    2nd place winner 2 100,000 200,000
    3rd place winner 2 50,000 100,000

    Registration Fees

    Race Category Amount[TZS]
    42 Km 10,000
    21 Km 7,000
    5 Km 5,000
    3 Km 5,000
    2.5 Km, Children 2,000


    Since inception, the Marathon has been attracting participants and stakeholders from different discipline, both local and international. Our sponsors are diverse and come from sectors including health, transport, communication, mining, food, social security funds, government agencies, beverages as well as hotels. This provides an opportunity for them to network, share their experiences and subsequently showcase their products across the spectrum.