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OMT Beirut Marathon 2023


Beirut, Lebanon

Sun 12th November 2023

Starting at 06:20

3 races

£32.00 - £61.76

Organiser's Description

The OMT BEIRUT MARATHON is one of the most anticipated sporting events in the region.

Launched in 2003, The event comprises many races, one of which is the marathon. The course is nothing short of exciting, with great entertainment and beautiful landscape depicting the history of Beirut, its artistic side and authentic side.

Races: Marathon, Para Athletes Half Marathon, Half Marathon, 10 KM Race, 1 KM Run with Mom, 5 KM Fund Run

We are thrilled to introduce you to the electrifying world of the Beirut Marathon, an event that embodies the spirit of unity, resilience, and the love for running. Get ready to experience an extraordinary journey through the heart of one of the most vibrant cities in the world.

The Beirut Marathon is more than just a race; it's a celebration of strength, determination, and the beauty of human connection.

Our Inspiring Routes, Diverse Race Categories, Unparalleled Atmosphere, Our Global Community, Fundraising Platform and Unforgettable Memories is what makes us special.

We invite you to join us for the next edition of the Beirut Marathon on the 12th of November and be part of something truly extraordinary. Lace up your running shoes, challenge your limits, and embark on a remarkable adventure that will leave you inspired, motivated, and hungry for more.

Our silver label road race is measured and accredited by the World Athletics Federation. We might not be the fastest marathon in the world. We are definitely not the oldest or the biggest, but we know one thing: In a country with 18 different religions, backgrounds and political affiliations, the marathon brings everyone together to the same start, same course, same finish line. Running Beirut means running for unity, for harmony, for togetherness.

You will feel welcomed, loved and at utmost peace with yourself, and when crossing the finish line, you become a #Peacerunner!


  • Marathon (42KM)


  • Half Marathon (21.1 KM)


  • 10 KM Race




  • Marathon (42KM)


  • Half Marathon (21.1 KM)


  • 10 KM Race



Course Details

Flat Course with scenic routes.

What's Included

Race Registration, T-shirt, Medal, Water Stations, Pacers, Medical Station, Electronic & Manual Timing, Timing, Age Category Awards Ceremony, Goody Bag, Trophies, Prize Money for overall winners

  • medal
  • goody bag
  • tshirt
  • Prize Money

How to Get There

Beirut is accessible via Public Transportation or walking. Major hotels are located within walking distance from our start/finish areas.


Free Parking Spots are available around the start/finish areas


Beirut, Lebanon

Cut offs

Marathon: 7hrs

Half Marathon: 3hrs

10k: 2hrs

5k: 1hr 40mins

On the day Timing

Gather Time: 5:30am
Line Up Time: 6:15am
Start Time: 6:30am

Half Marathon
Gather Time: 5:30am
Line Up Time: 6:15am
Start Time: 6:30am

Gather Time: 6:30am
Line Up Time: 7:20am
Start Time: 7:30am

Gather Time: 8:15am
Line Up Time: 9:00am
Start Time: 9:20am

Prizes & Awards

Male & Female 1st, 2nd and 3rd in age categories: Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k

Most Promising Athlete 10k 1st Male and 1st Female

Best Achiever - Last Finisher Marathon - Male and Female

Lion Heart Award (Oldest Runner) Marathon - Male and Female

Best Costume Award 1st and 2nd

Bib Collection

Location: The DOME, Ground Floor, HILTON Beirut Habtoor Grand Hotel, Sin El Fil, Lebanon

Monday, Nov 6th: 11 am to 7:00 pm

Saturday, Nov 11th: 11 am to 7:00 pm

Bib Pickup: All runners can pick up their race pack (BIB Number, Race Tag & Race Day T-shirt) within the abovementioned dates and timed. If a runner cannot attend packet pickup, a friend or family member may pick up the race pack with a copy of the runner’s photo ID and bib number confirmation email.


Participants must present their bib number confirmation email and photo ID to pick up their race pack.
BIB PICK UP on Race Day is not available.
If a runner cannot pick up their race pack, a friend or family member may pick up the packet with a copy of the runner’s photo ID and bib number confirmation email.
T-shirt exchanges is not allowed during the BIB PICK UP.


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