1st Tehran International Marathon

April 7th 2017

1st Marathon of Iran (Persepolis)

April 9th 2016


NEWS: Third I run Iran will take place end of 2018. I run Iran marathon will NOT take place in Tehran in April

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Run for friendship

Organizer Iran Silk Road congratulates all participants for running an International Marathon in Iran! Male and female runners from over 44 countries  have proven that running goes beyond borders! Female runners showed their strength on the streets outside of the stadium. Hopefully many will follow in their footsteps!


Runners Quote 2017

"I was always dreaming to run a marathon in my birthplace and thank you for providing this opportunity for me. This was my 34th marathon. I have ran in all seven contents ! I cherish my TehRAN medal more than any other one.Amir (Iran/USA) 10-4-2016

Runners Quote 2016

"I want to extend once again my appreciation of all your efforts at organizing the 1st I run Iran. Very well done, and hope it will be the first of many ! 
Best Wishes, Scott"  11-4-2016


A Persian marathon for friendship

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Run to inspire


Project I run Iran intends to inspire a young Iranian population to run for fun. Most sports in Iran are practiced indoor and street running can be a new leisure activity for many Iranians.

This event is part of a campaign to run for fun aimed at young iranians

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