Baku Marathon 2024: Up to 10,000 people have registered – VIDEO

8 April 2024 13:20
Baku Marathon 2024: Up to 10,000 people have registered – VIDEO

Heydar Aliyev Foundation announced that the 6th Baku Marathon run that will take start on May 5th, 2024.

The registration for participation in the 7th Baku Marathon started on March 1. Already within 1 month, up to 10 thousand people have registered for participation in the next marathon, reports.

Registration will continue until April 25 at the registration points in Baku shopping centers (28 Mall, Ganclik Mall, Deniz Mall) and online through the website

In addition to citizens of Azerbaijan, there are foreigners living and working in the country, as well as those from other countries. The list of registered participants includes participants from Germany, China, France, Georgia, India, Iraq, Iran, Italy, Canada, Russia, Turkiye, Turkmenistan and other countries.
This year, many well-known people, celebrities in the fields of art and sports will join the Baku Marathon as honorary participants.
In general, the Baku Marathon organized since 2016 is remembered for interesting moments and statistics. More than 94,000 runners participated in the last 6 marathons. Natalya Simonovic (2023, 01:15:41) and Rinas Akhmadiyev (2022, 01:04:04) were the fastest runners of the Baku Marathon in the female and male categories. Tens of thousands of participants and 21 km of steps every season. No less, more than 2.3 billion steps have been taken along the route of the Baku Marathon.

It should be noted that this year, trainings are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays of the week for those who have registered for the competition.

Marathon route:

Having start and finish points at the State Flag Square, the seventh Baku marathon under the slogan "Win the wind" will cover a distance of 21 kilometres and will last on the following route:

State Flag Square-Seaside Boulevard-Baku International Seaport-Neftchilar Avenue-Baku White City Boulevard-Khagani Rustamov Street - Baku White City Boulevard, 8 November Avenue, part of Yusif Safarov Street - the intersection of Afiyaddin Jalilov and Uzeyir Hajibeyli Streets, crossing Javanshir Bridge, Uzeyir Hajibeyli Street - Neftchilar Avenue (Government House, Museum Center, Puppet Theater, Maiden Tower, Azneft Circle), Baku Funicular, Bayil Circle, Bibiheybat Road (Baku Aquatic Palace), and Seaside Boulevard (Behind the Aquatic Palace, Baku Crystal Hall) - State Flag Square.

The awarding of "Baku Marathon 2024" winners is divided in two categories. In each of the categories for men and women, the winner of the 1st place will be awarded 3,000 AZN, the winner of the 2nd place - 2,000 AZN, and the winner of the 3rd place - 1,000 AZN, as well as medals and certificates. Certificates will be presented to all marathon participants and volunteers who support the organisation of the race.

Azercell Telecom is the exclusive partner of Baku Marathon 2024. The marathon is organised with the support of the Ministry of Science and Education, the Ministry of Digital Development and Transport, SOCAR, Seaside Boulevard Administration, and the Regional Development Public Union (RIIB). The project is implemented by Sport Marketing Group (SMG).

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