“Great organisation today and really helpful and friendly marshals.”


“The organisation was fantastic!"


“The sign posting was clear and visible in all parts of the marathon”


"This was the first time I ran your event. But it won't be my last."


Events and times
(new start times for 2016)


Marathon Road Run (26.2 miles) - 10:30am start

Half Marathon Road Walk (13.1 miles) - 10:30am start

Half Marathon Road Run (13.1 miles) - 11:30pm start

10k Road Run - 12:30pm start

2k Or Less Field Run Or Walk - 2:30pm start

4k Field Run Or Walk - 3:00pm start 


PLUS A Bouncy Castle - one for the kids!




MARAFUN MEDALS and CERTIFICATES for all participants


Key facts


The 1st Marafun was held in 2005 and there's been one every year since.


We have raised £75,000 to help street children and orphans cared for by Footsteps International, Rotary charities and other good causes.


In 2015, runners and walkers completed 3,100 miles in the various Marafun events, raising over £8,000 for charity.

​What is the Marafun?

A RUN or WALK for families and their friends who want to have fun and raise funds for good causes. Events for all ages and abilities!

Start location

Green St Green Primary School, Vine Road, Orpington, BR6 6DT.

Orpington Marafun: UKA registered event

UKA licence 2016-19052

The Marafun is moving. In May 2017 it will be held in Kenya. 
For information about a life-changing week culminating in the first ever half-marathon run beside giraffes and zebras, visit the new
Kenya International Marafun website