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 the UK, USA, Australia and China, we truly are 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 London Marathon, TCS New York City Marathon, BMW BERLIN-MARATHON, Bank of America Chicago Marathon and the Tokyo Marathon.

Our global team of Trip Designers, Trip Leaders and Trip Specialists make each trip we offer unique and special. We have sought out the best people in the industry to make your experience the best it possibly can be! The experience amongst our 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 a 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 – the taking part and taking in the sights.