Buvuma Island Charity Marathon 2024: East Africa's Premier Island Marathon Adventure

Beyond the run, it's a day of merriment. Join us for games, laughter, and joy while making a difference for moms.

Date: May 19th - May 24th, 2024

1 Run

In the Buvuma Marathon, run for change, run for moms, and run for brighter tomorrows.

2 Tour

Explore Buvuma Island, witness transformation, and connect with local culture during our charity marathon.

3 Relax

Relax on Buvuma Island, knowing your support for pregnant women has made a lasting impact.


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Experience the magic of our marathon

Run a perfectly blended marathon of fun, where every step is sprinkled with laughter, joy, and unwavering support for maternal health.

Date: May 19th - May 24th, 2024

Fun-Packed Activities: it's not just about the run! We have 5 day full of fun activities planned for you:

East Africa's First Island Marathon: Buvuma Island Charity Marathon - Where the Adventure Begins

Marathon Date
May 19th - May 24th, 2024






This isn't just a marathon; it's a movement. Let's come together, run with purpose, and make a lasting impact on the lives of pregnant women on Buvuma Island. Together, we can provide them with the care and support they deserve.

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Marathon Information

About Us
At the Buvuma Island Charity Marathon, we believe in the power of sport to transform lives. Our mission is to support pregnant mothers in rural areas, specifically on Buvuma Island. Proceeds from this event will be used to purchase hospital beds, mama kits, and other essential resources to enhance maternal health.

Why Choose Our Marathon

  • Run for a Cause: Every step you take directly contributes to improving the lives of pregnant mothers and infants on Buvuma Island.
  • Breath-Taking Scenery: Escape city life and immerse yourself in the unspoiled beauty of Buvuma Island. Experience a refreshing lake breeze as you run.
  • Community Engagement: Beyond the race, engage with the local community through cultural experiences, village tours, and volunteer opportunities.
  • Fun-Packed Activities: We've packed your marathon experience with fun activities, local games, and island adventures to create lasting memories.

Buvuma Island Charity Marathon 2024 will feature three distances including a virtual Marathon.

  • Full Marathon - 42KM
  • Half Marathon - 21KM
  • Fun Marathon - 8KM
Full marathon runners must be at least 18 years old on race day.
Half marathon runners must be at least 16 years old.
Fun Run participants must be at least 12 years old on race day.
Fun Run participants under the age of 12 are also welcome, so long as they are accompanied by a runner aged 18 or above.

Buvuma Island is in the heart of the Pearl of Africa, Uganda, right on the largest tropical lake in the world and the source of the Nile. That iss why you won't want to miss this extraordinary destination.
Marathon routes are surrounded by lush greenery, crystal-clear waters, and breathtaking landscapes that will keep you inspired mile after mile.

  • Sunshine All Year Round: With its tropical climate, Buvuma Island enjoys year-round sunshine and pleasant Average temperatures from 25°C to 30°C (77°F to 86°F), creating an inviting environment for runners.
  • Mild Humidity: The island's gentle humidity levels make for comfortable running conditions, reducing the risk of dehydration and heat-related issues.
  • Refreshing Breezes: The island's occasional cooling breezes provide natural relief during your marathon journey, keeping you refreshed and energized.
Whether you're a seasoned marathoner or a first-time runner, Buvuma Island's ideal weather conditions make it the perfect destination for your next race. Don't miss out on this incredible experience!

Lace up your shoes for a marathon of smiles—a day filled with fun activities and games, all in the name of love.


Fill out the form below to get in touch with us. We are here to answer any questions you may have and provide you with the best services for your charity tour.

Plot 733 Mawanda Road
P.O. Box 26186 Kampala, Uganda


+256 394 008 155

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