Yangon International Marathon 2014

Yangon International Marathon Updated 14 December 2013

Its 35 more days to the actual Marathon and now the organizers have just announced the runners entitlement and also for the first time you will be able to preview the specially exclusive race medal unique to the category the participants signs up for.

Also stand a chance to win yourself a race slot to any category you desire by telling me one of the title sponsors for the Yangon International Marathon, Three race slots will be given out to successful entry,  Do this by commenting on the comment box and leave your name and email address, All successful entry will be announced by the 18th of December.

To get your answers for the contest do visit Yangon Marathon Website

Please see the following entitlement


event running top


Be it the full marathon, half marathon and even the 5km fun run, all finishers can look forward to receiving an exclusive race medal unique to your category!

42.195km Full Marathon


21.1km Half Marathon



EXCLUSIVE FINISHER’S TEE (only for Full Marathon Finishers)

All full marathon participants will receive a finisher tee upon completion of the race. Wear your pride on your shoulders!
exclusive finisher's tee

The Yoma Yangon International Marathon. The race, in its second edition, is expected to draw even more runners to the beautiful street of Yangon city on Sunday, 19 January 2014.

With the support of local authorities in Yangon, as well as two of Myanmar’s largest companies – First Myanmar Investment and Yoma Strategic Holdings, the race aim to inspire athletes and connect communities, both local and international, through a mutual love for running.

Weaving through the unique blend of modern and rustic Yangon, the runners will be treated to a visual feast for the senses and this will definitely be a race to remember!


Hundreds of participants are expected to take part in this historic event. You will have the option of running one of three race distances:

  • 42km Marathon
  • 10km Challenge
  • 5km Fun Run/Walk

The races will begin and end at People’s Park (Google Maps), situated one block from one of Yangon’s most iconic and picturesque landmarks, the Shwedagon Pagoda.



All participants must attend the Race Kit Collection to pick up their race kit & goodie bag.

What to Bring: Please bring a photo ID and copy of the race confirmation.

Dates & Collection Hours:
Friday, 25th January 2013: 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Saturday, 26th January 2013: 1:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Poolside Terrace, Grand Mee Ya Hta Executive Residences, 372 Bogyoke Aung San Road, Yangon (next to FMI Centre).

Each competitor goodie bag will contain:

  • Race Bib
  • Timing Chip
  • Event T-Shirt
  • Other items from sponsors

Do Visit their website at YOMA YANGON MARATHON

Or Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/YomaYangonInternationalMarathon?fref=ts

To Register your interest do click here , SIGN ME UP


21 responses

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  2. Tan Bao Ren

    Yoma Strategic Holdings!


    15/12/2013 at 4:18 pm

    • Hi Bao Ren, you did not indicate your email address, please do so and state the distance you wish to participate in. Thank you


      16/12/2013 at 4:35 am

  3. One of the title sponsors for Yoma Yangon Marathon 2014 is MITSUBISHI CORPORATION. I really hope could get a slot for the Full Marathon category. My name is Aizulhisham and my email is ahmmmuzo@yahoo.com. TQ 🙂


    16/12/2013 at 10:08 am

    • Hi Aizul, stay tuned this Wednesday and good luck.


      16/12/2013 at 10:10 am

      • Thanks!!


        16/12/2013 at 10:14 am

  4. asmawati

    Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd. is my answer for one of the title sponsors for YYIM.
    asmawati – aridzmazzz@yahoo.com


    16/12/2013 at 10:22 am

    • asmawati

      Just notice my answer is the same as Bao Ren. I put my new answer as First Myanmar Investment!


      16/12/2013 at 10:24 am

      • Dear Asmawati, we dont mind you putting the same, as long you put in your answer, Yangon Marathon is going to be beautiful.

        Hope you win



        16/12/2013 at 10:27 am

  5. JackD

    REEBOK is one of the sponsors for Yangon Marathon, let me win the 21km , email Jackdorsey@gmail.com


    16/12/2013 at 10:28 am

    • Hi JackD

      Thanks for participating, do wait till Wednesday for my results announcement.



      16/12/2013 at 10:30 am

  6. Jeffrey Leong

    One of the title sponsors for the Yangon International Marathon is Reebok. I hope to win a slot for the full marathon formed by a high standards organization.
    My name: Jeffrey Leong
    Email: kk_leong03@yahoo.com.sg


    16/12/2013 at 11:22 am

    • Hi KK, please await for the results this Wednesday. Good luck


      16/12/2013 at 1:42 pm

  7. One of title sponsor: REEBOK

    Would love to run the full marathon!

    Went last year to do the FM with my running buddy but so unfortunate for us that we had to DNS due to food poisoning. Hope to get lucky here!

    Siti affira khusani
    Email: affira.khusani@gmail.com


    16/12/2013 at 12:13 pm

    • Hi Siti, I hope you win this round, I will be announcing this Wednesday. Wait for it


      16/12/2013 at 1:43 pm

  8. ayie

    YOMA STRATEGIC HOLDNGS LTD. is my answer. I would like to win the Full Marathon category. email me at aizul@mpc.gov.my. Thanks!!


    17/12/2013 at 2:17 pm

    • Hey Ayie

      Thanks for participating, do wait for the results to be announced tomorrow.



      17/12/2013 at 2:33 pm

  9. Aizulrizwan Mat Menan

    Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd. is my answer!

    Hoping to win a slot for Full Marathon. My name is Aizulrizwan and my email address is aizulrizwan@gmail.com



    17/12/2013 at 2:34 pm

    • Dear Aizul

      Thanks for your participation, do wait for our announcement tomorrow. Good Luck



      17/12/2013 at 2:35 pm

  10. aizul


    Still no result for the lucky ones?


    19/12/2013 at 10:32 am

    • Hi Aizul

      Sorry, I am caught up with work, I will try to announce it by today evening.


      19/12/2013 at 10:35 am

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