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Run for Charity and Transform Lives

Join the Black Star Marathon, Ghana’s premier marathon. You can run as a man, a woman, or a wheelchair racer, and compete with thousands of other runners from different countries and backgrounds. But that’s not all. You can also run for charity and change lives.

  • Ultra-Marathon Race

    50 km Race: Men, Women, Wheelchair

    Are you ready to challenge yourself to a longer distance than the standard 42.2 km marathon?

    Join us for our 50 km ultra-marathon, a race designed to help you discover your true self while building an uncommonly strong personality. This event is open to men, women and wheelchair racers. In this race, you will be flying into territories that only a few dare to go or even dream of. Don't miss this opportunity to go the extra mile.

    Register now and get ready to run!

  • Marathon Race

    42.2 km Race: Men, Women, Wheelchair

    A Race for Everyone

    Join us for the full marathon event that celebrates diversity and inclusion. Whether you are a man, a woman, or a wheelchair racer, you can participate in this thrilling 42.2km marathon event that will challenge your endurance and resilience. Or, if you prefer to be a spectator, come and support our amazing athletes as they showcase their skills and speed endurance on the streets of Accra, Ghana's capital city. Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of the Blackstar Marathon, a race for everyone.


    Register now and get ready to run! 

  • Semi-Marathon Race

    21.1 km Race: Men & Women

    Are you a runner who loves a challenge? Then you don’t want to miss this semi-marathon. This is your chance to run 21.1km and show your skills and determination. The semi-marathon is open to everyone who wants to push themselves and have fun. You will receive a medal, a T-shirt, and a certificate of completion. You will also support our charity partner with your registration fee. Hurry up and sign up for the semi-marathon! 

  • Mass Run

    10 km Race: Run, Walk, Jog - Men & Women

    Are you ready to challenge yourself and run for a cause? Join us for this 10k mass run and enjoy the scenic route. Whether you are a seasoned runner or a beginner, you can participate in this event and support our charity partner. The race is open to all ages and abilities. Don’t miss this opportunity to have fun, stay fit and make a difference.

  • Mass Run

    5 km Race: Boys & Girls

    Calling all young runners! Join the 5km mass run. This is a special race for boys and girls between ages 9 and 15. The 5km mass run is a great way to show your skills, have fun and make new friends. You will receive a medal, a T-shirt and a certificate of completion. Don’t miss this chance to be part of the 5km mass run!

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