Arugam Bay Half Marathon 2018 – Run for Education!

The third Arugam Bay Half Marathon will take place in August. If you are interested in supporting this event here is what you need to know…

Who are the Organisers?

The event is being organised by the Arugambay Development Forum (ADF) an organisation that actively supports local education needs. The event slogan is “Run for Education” and any money raised from the event is promised to benefit the local community.

When and Where?

The half marathon will start at 6.30am on August 5th 2018 at the Al Aqsa School (see location in Google Maps). It finishes at the same location. To see a larger copy of the route map click on the image below:

Sign me Up!

If you want to register to take part in the event then you can sign up and make payment through this website:

There will be three distance options: 5km, 10km and 21.1km. The cost is 30 USD regardless of the distance you want to run.


If you want to run be aware that temperatures are extremely high even at 7am so drink plenty of water. Bananas and bottled water are included in the price! Even if you do not want to run please go along to offer your full support.

More Info

Follow this link to the Facebook event page, or this other Facebook page.

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