Events for every age and ability

Marafun Events
Choose an event to suit your fitness level. Remember, it's OK to walk a bit!


Marathon (10.30 start)

2 laps of a 13.1 mile course on the pavements round Orpington, Chislehurst and Petts Wood (includes a short section through superb woodland). Minimum age 18.


Half-marathon (11.30 start)

A single lap of the 13.1 mile course. Minimum age 17.


10k (12.30 pm start)

Shorter version of the main course. Minimum age 15.


Half-marathon WALK (10.30 start)

Walk a single lap of the main course. No minimum age, but children under 12 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.


4k and 2k

Held on the playing fields at Green St Green Primary School, these events are great for children, their parents, and those who are looking for a less challenging run (or walk!).


The 2k starts at 2.30 pm and the 4k at 3.00 pm

In keeping with our charity ethos, we don't charge an entrance fee.
But, we do ask you to make a donation if you can. All entry donations go to help street children and orphans in Kenya cared for by Footsteps International.
Suggested donation levels per entrant:


£20 Marathon, half-marathon (run or walk), 10K

£5 2K and 4K

You will be able to make a donation when you register, or you can do it here.

Register now to be part of our life-changing event.




Marafun Location and Facilities


The Marafun is based at Green Primary School. The marathon, half marathon (run and walk) and 10k events are held on the pavements of Orpington, Chislehurst and Petts Wood. The 2k and 4k are held on the school playing field.



Facilities include:

An experienced Reception team to check you in

Toilets (but no showers)

Teas and coffees

Barbecue and Spring Fair organised by the school parent teachers association (weather permitting).


Parking is in residential streets around the school - please be considerate!