General Information

your marathon weekend essentials

The 2019 edition of Al Mouj Muscat Marathon will be a two-day festival in Oman’s vibrant capital, on 18th-19th January.

More details about the event will be announced very soon.

Road closures

Throughout the weekend there will be traffic controls in place to ensure runners’ safety and enable the smooth flow of vehicles around the route. Road closures are generally avoided along the course, but in the interests of looking after runners and spectators, some are necessary for a limited time period and these will be announced in advance so that motorists can plan accordingly and potential delays on race days can be minimised

Spectator information

We’re looking forward to welcoming you to a weekend festival of running at the Al Mouj Muscat Marathon 2019. Join us and show your support to the competitors from the 85 different nations who are expected to be running the course in 2019!

No vehicles, motorbikes, bicycles or pedestrians are allowed on the course. Whilst you’re welcome at the race’s start and finish line, spectators are also invited to place themselves right at the heart of the action at different points along the course. Motivation matters on the marathon route and this are your opportunity to provide support to your friends and family at key moments along their incredible journey. More details on the routes for 2019 will be announced very soon so you can plan your day in detail.

Race Day is also your opportunity to win big! An entertainment zone will offer games, music and plenty of family fun, from early morning on each of the two race days.

Race village

Catering for competitors and their supporters, 2019 Al Mouj Muscat Marathon Race Village will feature fantastic activities and free entertainment for the whole family to enjoy. Ranging from an athletes’ recovery zone, to interactive activities and unique shopping experiences, the race village will host local SMEs and international sports brands. More information about the entertainment that’s going to be on offer will be released soon!


For your safety and ease of travel we request and encourage runners, families and spectators to share a car. There will be a number of parking areas provided for the Al Mouj Muscat Marathon 2019. Information will be released nearer to the event date, which will provide an indication of each area’s suitability for the different race categories – plus opening and closing times.