Selous Marathon is a prestigious town race open to a range of running enthusiasts from elite athletes to social runners. Envisioned by founders; Gofin Ventures who firmly believe that running is a panacea for society bringing together people from within and outside Tanzania, of different abilities, origin, creed and social strata into a common platform. Gofin Ventures is driven by core belief that ‘’ the run is a great leveler’’.

Speaking during the launch of the event, Selous Marathon coordinator Rehema Jonas said that Tanzania is endowed with unique tourist attractions such as Ruaha National Park, Uduzungwa National Park, Mikumi National Park, Kitulo National Park, Katavi National Park, Serengeti plains with the only remaining animal migration, Mount Kilimanjaro, Ngorongoro Crater, Olduvai Gorge, Selous Game Reserve and the spice island of Zanzibar to mention a few and Gofin Ventures decided to brand its’ race Selous Marathon to attract both people from inside and outside of Tanzania.

Guest of Honor, Neema Msitha, representing Minister for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports Minister, Harrison Mwakyembe, Also gave her word that the government is behind Selous Marathon by 100%.

The Morogoro regional AT secretary, Mr. Kibulika stated that he is fully committed to the Selous Marathon and that everyone is welcome to Morogoro.

Selous marathon will take place on 20th August 2022 in Morogoro town with the slogan #Achaalama lead the exiting journey to the finish line.