Race Day Information

Start and Finish Locations

  • All races start at Beirut WaterFront.
  • All races finish at Martyr’s Square.


  • Available Parking’s on Race day:

  • Beirut Souks
  • Biel
  • Charles El Helou


  • Races Start Time

    Activity

    42,195 km PARA-ATHLETES
    42,195 km Marathon
    42,195 km Relay Race
    21.1 KM Half Marathon
    1 KM Run with Parents
    5 KM Youth Race
    5 KM Mentally Challenged
    8 KM Race
    8 KM PARA-ATHLETES
    Fun Run (8KM)

    Line Up

    6:05 AM
    6:15 AM
    6:15 AM
    6:40 AM
    7:55 AM
    8:20 AM
    8:20 AM
    8:55 AM
    9:00 AM
    9:00 AM

    Time

    6:20 AM
    6:30 AM
    6:30 AM
    7:00 AM
    8:15 AM
    8:45 AM
    8:45 AM
    9:15 AM
    9:20 AM
    9:30 AM

    Directions to the Parking Areas

    42.195 Km and 21.1 Km participants coming from the South

  • Khaldeh Road – New Airport Highway
  • Kuweit Embassy Tunnel
  • Salim Salam Bridge
  • Go right towards Fouad Chehab Bridge
  • North towards Georges Haddad (Chez Paul – Gemayze)
  • Straight under the tunnel reaching President Chafic Wazan St.
  • Go left to the Beirut Souks parking
  • You will then walk to your appointed Assembly Area in Beirut WaterFront
  • 42.195 Km and 21.1 Km participants coming from North

  • Dora Highway to the immigrant statue downhill towards Charles Helou Station
  • Then go to Beirut Port-Georges Haddad intersection
  • Go to the Beirut Souks parking
  • You will then walk to your appointed Assembly Area in Beirut WaterFront.
  • 42.195 Km and 21.1 Km participants coming from Bekaa and Mount Lebanon

  • Emile Lahoud Highway to the Forum de Beyrouth
  • Go right towards Karantina Highway
  • Go right towards Beirut Port after the Immigrant Statue towards Charles Helou Station
  • Go to the Beirut Souks parking
  • You will then walk to your appointed Assembly Area in Beirut WaterFront
  • 1Km, 5 Km and 8 Km participants coming from the South

  • Khaldeh Road – New Airport Highway
  • Kuweit Embassy Tunnel
  • Salim Salam Bridge
  • Go right towards Fouad Chehab Bridge
  • North towards Georges Haddad
  • Straight under the tunnel reaching President Chafic Wazan St.
  • Go left to the parking area facing the Beirut Souks
  • You will then walk to your appointed assembly areas present in the Beirut Water Front
  • 1Km, 5 Km and 8 Km participants coming from North

  • Dora Highway to the immigrant statue downhill towards Charles Helou Station
  • Then go to Beirut Port-Georges Haddad intersection
  • You will be able to reach the parking areas in: Biel, Beirut Souks and Charles Helou Station
  • You will then walk to your appointed assembly areas present at the Beirut WaterFront
  • Directions 1 Km, 5 Km and 8 Km Participants coming from Bekaa and Mount Lebanon

  • Emile Lahoud Highway to the Forum de Beyrouth
  • Go right towards Karantina Highway
  • Go right towards Beirut Port after the Immigrant Statue towards Charles Helou Station.
  • You can use Charles Helou, Beirut Souks or Biel as parking areas. You will then walk to your appointed assembly areas present at the Beirut WaterFront.

    NB: Kindly follow these instructions. Be there before 6:00 AM

    VIP and Media
    Coming from South, North and Bekaa pass the same roads as the participants to reach BIEL; available parking is assigned for them at Beirut WaterFront

    In Case of emergency
    For those of you who may require access to the airport, there will be gates located along the course at main intersections for temporary car passage. Also note that the Salim Slem Road from Downtown towards the airport is open at all times on Race Day.

    For those who are heading to a hospital, those same road gates will also open for emergency cases. In case you have any worries or concerns, our Operations Room is available from 6am on Race day to guide you for any directions needed on 70-898151

    Baggage Handling Services

    Runners can put their bags in baggage trucks located in each gathering area at the Start. These trucks will change their locations to the Post-Finish line on Martyr’s Square. All runners can pick up their bags from the trucks located after the finish line at martyr’s Square. Runners who do not pick up their bags on Race Day can check at the BMA office. After two weeks, all bags will be given to NGO’s.

  • Please ensure that your belongings are kept in the Event Day Bag provided with your Race Entry Pack. Loose items will not be accepted.
  • Runners may deposit their Event Day Bag at any Baggage Counter on Event Day from 6:00 am onwards.
  • Upon deposit you will get a serial number - one for your Event Day Bag and one for your bib.
  • Present your Bib with the serialized baggage sticker attached to collect your Event Day Bag from the Baggage Truck.
  • Runners are encouraged to pack light on Event Day and refrain from bringing valuables to the event.
  • Runners are also encouraged to pass their belongings to their friends, family or trusted supporters.


  • Baggage Handling Terms & Conditions

  • The Organizer shall not be liable for any loss and/or damage, whether personal or otherwise, to any items contained in the Event Day Bag.
  • Please do not deposit valuables.
  • Event Day Bags should not exceed the following size: 60 cm (L) x 50 cm (H) x 20 cm (W).
  • The Organizer reserves the right to decline oversized bags.
  • No re-deposit is allowed.
  • Important Note:
    The Organizer will not be responsible for any loss and/or damage, whether personal or otherwise, for belongings and items deposited at Baggage Truck. The Organizer also reserves the right to examine contents of any Event Day Bag deposited at the Baggage Truck.

    Stations on the Course

    To make your run safe, healthy, pleasant, and as smoothly as possible, the following stations are located all over the course:

    Water Every 2.5km

    Sponges, Gatorade, Fruits Every 7.5km

    Elite drinks 9 km, 18 km, 27 km, 36 km

    Cheering Along the Course

    Red Cross Along the Course

    Toilets On every relay station (5 km, 15 km, 20 km, 30 km, 35 km)

    Marshals Along the Course

    Timing System 5 KM, 10 KM, 15 KM, 20 KM, 21.1 KM, 30 KM, 35 KM, 4 U- Turns

    Cyclist support and control along the course From the Start to the Finish