The 6th KLM Aruba Marathon is an official road race, organized on the highest international level, AIMS/ World Athletics certified, acknowledgment as a Boston Qualifier, and accreditation as one of the qualifying Marathons for the Abbott World Marathon Majors Wanda Age Group World Championships.

For everyone is a suitable distance available. Run the unique and amazing course which takes you along weaving palm trees, the characteristic Divi Divi trees, alongside the chrystal clear ocean and past iconic landmarks like Eagle Beach and the California Lighthouse and experience the warmth and enthusiasm of the Aruban running community along the course! a true One Happy Runcation experience awaits on One Happy Island!

Beat the Marathon Record & Win USD 2.500,-. The current Marathon distance record in Aruba is 02:48, held by Mr. Juan Valencia from Colombia. Any man or woman who breaks this Aruba Marathon record and secures the overall victory in 2024 will receive USD 2,500.

At the finish awaits you a special designed bling-bling shiny Gold medal. And After the Finish awaits you a Celebration Party with friends and family on Hilton Aruba’s Beach! Registration is open until we reach our limit of 2.500 participants. Each participant will receive a personalized start number, online time registration, a Prize winning Medal, a complimentary Cotton Event Shirt and a free App is available with track & trace. The Finisher Running Shirt & Singlet, the traditional Pasta Party and charity donation are optional during your subscription.
It is our primary goal to make our running events an unforgettable lifetime experience.
With four (4) distances there is a suitable distance for everyone
The 5K and 10K events are open to both runners and walkers
Participation internationally and locally, men and women
This year we expect participants from 35 countries
Each participant receives a personal (bib) race number, online time registration, cotton event T-shirt, luxury medal, plenty of water posts including sports drink and fruit
Everyone who registers and pays before May 10th receives a race/bib number with their name on it (until the limit of 2.500 participants is reached)
Beautiful course along the spectacular scenery of Aruba
Free App with ‘Live Track & Trace’. Family and friends can follow each participant
Free certificate for each participant with their name and distance
Technical Running shirt, Singlet, Pasta Party, personal finish photo & video by Marathon Photos.com are optional
In addition to ensuring a festive and sporting atmosphere, the safety of the participants and the public is of course the highest priority

AIMS Certified Race: Mr. Wim Jonkman, AA level Measurer from AIMS / IAAF measured and certified the course so that the KLM Aruba Marathon is certified until 2025. AIMS is the Association of International Marathons and Distance with International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) on all matters related to international road races.

To increase the brand awareness of the KLM Aruba Marathon the KLM Aruba Marathon exhibited on the Miami Marathon on January 27th and 29th to promote Aruba and the KLM Aruba Marathon. The Miami Marathon has developed into an internationally renowned event with a field of 25,000 runners from all USA states and over 80 countries.

Everybody can register online via www.klmarubamarathon.com and pay online or at IBiSA.

Partners, sponsors and volunteers
KLM Aruba Marathon is made possible by a large number of partners, sponsors and volunteers. Besides the Aruba Tourism Authority (A.T.A) and KLM as title sponsor, sponsors for the specific distances Cavalier logistics, Powerade, and Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort. There is close cooperation with IBiSA, Patrishi Sports, Budget Rent a Car, High Performance, Gloria/IMAX, DOW, Adidas, Penha, Shiseido, The Red Cross, Imsan, Doctor J.Cheng and collequies, The Hospital, KPA Motor brigade and the Aruban Running community.

The organization wishes everyone a good preparation for their participation in the 6th edition of the KLM Aruba Marathon and is looking forward to working together with all partners and volunteers to make it a joint success.

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Foundation Run in the Sun
Nanke van Weely & Kees van Muiswinkel

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