I’m trying to think of an excuse to visit Liberia on 28 August, for the Liberia Marathon and 10K. It looks as if it will be fun. You can register online here.


Published by Owen Barder

Owen is Senior Fellow and Director for Europe at the Center for Global Development and a Visiting Professor in Practice at the London School of Economics. Owen was a civil servant for a quarter of a century, working in Number 10, the Treasury and the Department for International Development. Owen hosts the Development Drums podcast, and is the author Running for Fitness, the book and website. Owen is on Twitter and

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  1. Dear Owen

    I am happy to be part of the technical staff and organizing committee of the first ever Liberia Marathon. The process is on and Liberians are ready to run the race. We like to invite the world over to come and join us (Liberians) have fun and compete to the highest standard.


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