Less than half a million people live in the island state of Malta. The majority of the population is located in the metropolitan area of the capital Valetta.
The Malta Marathon, Malta's best-known running event, is held there.
The biggest running events in Malta
The Malta Marathon is the biggest sports event in Malta anyway. The event is held annually at the end of February or beginning of March. The marathon is contested by more than 500 runners. In addition, there is also a half marathon over 21.1 kilometers.
In spring there are two more interesting running events, the Gozo Half Marathon and the Gozo Ultra Trail. In the Ultra Trail, there are almost 2,000 additional meters of altitude to overcome on the 50-kilometer course.
All Running Races in Malta (sorted by date) can be found in the following overview: