About Us

Almaty Marathon mission: promote healthier nation.

The purpose of the fund: the organization of mass sports activities that promote an active lifestyle by engaging people in physical culture and sport, while doing it on professional level, in accordance with the high international standards.

Result of the activities of our fund: healthy nation leading an active lifestyle.

Corporate Social Responsibility: we are helping children with special needs to reach their potential by giving them the opportunity to lead an active life, physically developing, allocating a part of the raised funds to the creation of the necessary sports infrastructure for them.

Almaty the Marathon is among the few international marathons that are charitable: money received from participants for entry fee go to the charitable purposes.

First Almaty marathon was organized in 2012.

Number of participants:

  • 2012 - 2500 participants;
  • 2013 – 5000 participants;
  • 2014 – 10000 participants;
  • 2015 – 19 000 participants;
  • 2016 – 13 000 participants; 
  • 2017 – 13 000 participants;
  • 2018 - 14 000 participants.

In 2013, Almaty Marathon was included into the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races, shortly, AIMS that unites more than 400 marathons and runs from 120 countries.

Almaty Marathon tracks are certified according to the rules of AIMS and IAAF and have category "B".

Almaty Marathon is supported by the akimat of Almaty and other partners.