Maya Marathon

Mexico Marathon

Run in the jungle with Wildmarathon's Maya Marathon

Mexico Marathon December 15th 2024

Run a Marathon, Half Marathon or 10k on the paradisiacal island of Cozumel in Mexico staying in a 5* all-inclusive hotel with parallel activities as diving or visiting Maya ruins.

Cozumel is one of the most prepared places in Mexico to host sporting events. Here, events of the stature of IRONMAN are held and it has been the first destination to hold a sports event in the post-covid-19 era.


Full Marathon

If you choose this challenge, you will face 42 km through the jungle. 

Half Marathon

If you choose to complete a half Mexico Marathon, you will run 21 km. 

10 K

The Mexico Marathon also gives you the option of completing a 10 km.

Maya Marathon technical Information

To ensure you have the best possible experience, we’ve put together all the technical information you need to know before you take part in the Maya Marathon.

The International Trail Running Association gives zero point for completing this challenge. 

Meet our record holders

Francisco Torres, a runner from Mexico, is the record holder with the fastest time (5h 03' 55'') in the Maya Marathon.
Francisco Torres
Enrique Aguilar, runner from Mexico, who holds the record in the half marathon. He completed it in 2h 26' 46''.
Enrique Aguilar

Marathon in the jungle

You can stay in a hotel in front of one of the most spectacular coral reefs in the world and in addition to the race, we will do activities such as diving and visit Mayan archaeological settlements. 

Don't miss the best moments of the Mexico Marathon in this video!

Cancun Marathon program

From 13rd to 17th December


13 December 2024

Arrival and transfer from Cozumen Island airport to Occidental Hotel. Then we will have lunch, experience the Race Briefing Maratón Maya and finish the day with a delicious dinner.

We start with breakfast, then we will go on a tour to review the race and visit the Mayan archaeological settlements. Lunch and in the afternoon snorkelling and diving with boat. We finish the day with dinner.


14 December 2024


15 December 2024

The third day of the adventure will start with breakfast. Then it will be time for the Full Marathon / Half Marathon / 10 k and the organisation will take care of the transfers to the starting point for each distance. Then we will have lunch and in the evening we will have dinner and the trophy presentation.

On the fourth day, the organisation will take care of breakfast, we will organise a visit to Mayan archaeological ruins. Then we will have lunch and free time.


16 December 2024


17 December 2024

On the last day, we will have breakfast and enjoy free time at the resort. Afterwards we will arrange for departure transfers. These will be valid within the island of Cozumel. Not available in Cancun or other locations.

Track and map of Mexico Marathon

The circuit is practically flat with only about 30 meters of accumulated unevenness in the marathon distance. There are no slopes greater than 5% in any section. Recommended shoe: Asphalt or mixed.

It runs through off-road sectors along the beach 3%, but most of them through an asphalt bike lane  65% and a dirt road in good condition with views of the ocean 32%.

Equipment of Cancun Marathon

The organization has sought the best dates (December) to have the mildest temperatures and avoid tropical storms, so dry weather is assumed without major alterations but this is not under control, even so, environmental conditions could vary.

Temperature is expected that could vary from 19ºC at the start to 26ºC at the finish line at the time of the year of the celebration. The organization will put a clothing delivery point in case any participant wants to leave a cap, jacket, etc.

Frequently asked questions

Below, we answer some of the questions you often ask us. If you have any other questions, please contact us.

Participants can register individually, as a team / company (from 2 to 5 participants) or as companions. Prices are per person, not per team). Registered by team must fill in the name of the team on the form.

The types of registration are: 42k Marathon, 21k Half Marathon, 10k.

Yes. Our program is all inclusive: Accommodations, All mails, transfers, trips, and marathon services.

The starting price for Maya Marathon Mexico is 1.190. As we get closer to the event, we change the price range.

Yes, it is a different price for participants and a lower price for accompanying persons. In addition, the price is organised in sections: the cheapest is the starting price. As the months go by and we get closer to the event, the price increases.

Wildmarathon is more than just a marathon, it is a running experience with a guided multi-day programme where all services are included. Registration for the race is only allowed in exceptional cases for local people from the destinations.

Yes, if you register we will give you a corporate event jersey. increases.

No, each participant has to buy the flight himself/herself. What is included in the registration fee are the transfers from the airport to the hotel and back.

All participants will run with a geolocator (only for itineraries with full coverance) and we will carry several support vehicles and porters with horses.

We organise a trophy ceremony for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd of each distance in men an women.

Yes, there are regulations. You can access them here.

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