Choose Malawi and you’ll be joining us on the run of a lifetime in the home of distance-running. Not only will you spend the week on the shores of Lake Malawi (don’t forget your cameras for those epic sunrises and sunsets), you’ll also have time to meet some amazing projects really making a difference to the communities you will be running through and alongside. Empower yourself and use the power of running to help change lives forever.
For the first few days you’ll get stuck into a variety of projects, then after resting up on day 5, you’ll join hundreds of locals for the inaugural Malawi International Marathon!
Distances: 42K, 21K, 10K
This is more than just a race, just wait until you are running along the banks of Lake Malawi, enjoying the Warm Heart of this beautiful continent.
Set in challenging terrain, it’s a sandy, dusty trail race that has enough elevation to keep your legs happy but enough stunning vistas to keep your mind rewarded! Forget about your Personal Best and enjoy every single step of this unique course.
The Athletes’ Village, staffed by the local community, will be your home for the week. You can count on amazing sunrises to kick start each day, rounded off perfectly with sunsets that will render you utterly speechless. Beach BBQs and nightly campfires will be the perfect setting to connect with other runners during the week.
The whole week is a very beautiful way to experience a very beautiful nation and this community. Runners will live right in the middle of our village. Each morning you will rise to sunrise over Lake Malawi, the sight of the villagers washing there pots and pans in the water and the sound kids jumping off every rock they can find. Each evening you will huggle around the Sunset Bar and deepen your relationship with your fellow Impact Runners.
The Naturally Africa Foundation crosses a number of areas, from education to healthcare, to agriculture. Throughout the week we will introduce you to all these different areas to offer a holistic experience of all the ways that NAF is capacity building within Nkope Bay.
You will be digging, building, teaching, being chased around during KidsRunWild Sports Day. Make no mistake, it is an intense program that will bring to life all the ways that we, as individuals, can touch the lives of others in a truly positive way.
Dates to be confirmed
Image credits: AlexandraMamaeva