Exploring the seven continents one stride at a time.

About Us

Welcome to Marathon Tours & Travel.

Founded by runner and travel visionary Thom Gilligan in 1979, Marathon Tours & Travel (MTT) is a longstanding recognised leader and innovator in the destination travel industry for runners and their supporters. With offices in Boston, Manchester and Adelaide, we are truly a global running travel company.

We offer trips to many marathons and other running events, including the Abbott World Marathon Majors, which consist of the B.A.A. Boston Marathon, TCS Money London Marathon, TCS New York City Marathon, BMW Berlin Marathon, Bank of America Chicago Marathon and the Tokyo Marathon.

Our global team (USA, UK and Australia) of Trip Designers, Trip Leaders and Trip Specialists makes each trip we offer unique and special. We have sought out the best people in the industry to make your experience can be the best it can. The experience amongst the current Team far outweighs others in the endurance sports travel industry. We look forward to our continued growth and providing the best high-quality experience at the best value to YOU – our client.

What can

Marathon Tours & Travel offer me?

peace of mind

Our passion is running and travel. We have team of professionals on hand to ensure your trip runs smoothly.

guaranteed entry

We can offer you guaranteed entry to running events as part of a travel package.


We look after all of the logistics, so you can focus on what really matters – taking part and taking in the sights.