Lattelecom Riga Marathon



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If you need further information, please, contact us by e-mail marathon@necom.lv.

  • When is the registration deadline?

    Online registration for all the races is open from September 19, 2017. It will be possible to register online until May 18, 2018. Last minute registration will be possible at the Lattelecom Riga Marathon EXPO on May 18-19 for a double price.

  • When does the registration price increase?

    Depends on the date. Here's a chart with the prices. For more information check the Registration section.

    Distance 19.09. - 31.12.2017 01.01. - 28.02.2018 01.03. - 30.04.2018 01.05. - 17.05.2017

    Family Run 3,6km

     5,00 EUR/ 1 participant
    4,50 EUR/ 2 participants
    4,00 EUR/ 3+ participants  

    6km (younger than 18 years)

    5,50 EUR 7,00 EUR 8,50 EUR 10,00 EUR

    6km (older than 18 years) 

    9,00 EUR 12,00 EUR  15,00 EUR  19,00 EUR 
    10km 13,00 EUR 16,00 EUR  21,00 EUR  26,00 EUR 
    Half-marathon 20,00 EUR 

    28,00 EUR

    35,00 EUR  45,00 EUR
    Marathon 27,00 EUR 38,00 EUR 48,00 EUR 59,00 EUR
  • Will I receive a confirmation letter?

    An e-confirmation letter will be sent by e-mail immediately after registration. Keep the confirmation letter until the EXPO to exchange it for your race number/bib and additional merchandises. Race information will be sent electronically by e-mail to all runners and published on the official website by May 2018.

    If you haven't received the letter check if your name appears among entrants here and request a letter by e-mail marathon@necom.lv.

    If for some reason you have lost the e-confirmation letter you can request a repeated letter by writing to us at marathon@necom.lv.

  • Who can apply?

    Marathon distance is open to participants above 18 (born before May 20, 2000). Half-marathon, 10K and 6K distances are open to anybody and each participant may choose a distance that fits his or her strengths and skills.

  • Is it possible to buy the official marathon t-shirt?

    We offer to order the official marathon t-shirt right at the moment of registration. It is an adidas techical running t-shirt (Supernova series). The price of the t-shirt is € 30. It will be possible to buy the t-shirts during the EXPO and on race day (some sizes might be sold out).

    Additionally, you can also buy the official collection t-shirts through our online shop.

  • What to do if I have made mistake in my name or team name?

    If you notice a mistake in your name, birth date or have forgotten the team name send us an e-mail to marathon@necom.lv with the misspelling correction. To make corrections easier, please, indicate your distance and start number.

  • Can I change the distance after the registration?

    If you wish to change the distance from a longer to a shorter one, this is possible free of charge until April 15, 2018. During the period from April 15 to May 17, 2017 a distance change will be available for an additional cost of € 10. During the EXPO or on race day a distance change will not be possible.

    If you wish to change the distance from a shorter to a longer one (for example from the 10K to half-marathon or marathon) then such a change is possible only for an additional fee € 20.00 until April 30, 2018.

    If you choose to cancel your participation, the participation fee is not refundable.

    The additional payments can be made through our online shop.

    Contact us at marathon@necom.lv for more details in this regard.

  • I have registered but can't find my name on the participants list

    If you have successfully registered and received the e-confirmation letter, but don’t find your name on participants list please send us an e-mail to marathon@necom.lv indicating your name, distance and approximate registration time. We will contact you in 48 hours for solving the situation.

  • If I need visa for Latvia how can I get it?

    In order to obtain invitation for Latvian visa, please, contact the travel agency „Latvia Tours” by e-mail latviatours@latviatours.lv.

    For processing invitation you have to submit the following information on each person traveling to Latvia:
    1) Personal data (first name, family name, data and place of birth, current address, citizenship);
    2) Confirmation of booked tickets (return ticket is mandatory);
    3) City where you will obtain visa from Latvian consular mission

    Hotel reservation in Riga (Latvia) should be made through travel agency and is mandatory requirement for obtaining the visa.

    The price for the service and invitation is  € 30/ per person (group discounts available for groups above 5 persons) and should be paid immediately upon request for visa.

    Travel agency will undertake the invitation processing as soon as you have provided all the necessary information and paid for invitation to the agency. Upon issuing invitation travel agency will inform you via e-mail or fax and the original invitation will be sent to your indicated Latvian consular mission.

    Attention: For some countries additional examination is required! For these countries proceeding of invitation will take additional time and might be refused if not sufficient guarantees of returning to the residence country is provided.

    For more information visit web page of Latvian Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs http://www.ocma.gov.lv.

  • Where and how to get start numbers?

    Participants will receive the start numbers and time control chip at the EXPO.

    • On Friday, May 18 from 10:00 to 20:00;
    • On Saturday, May 19 from 10:00 to 20:00.

    After a successful registration for the Lattelecom Riga Marathon, you received an e-mail containing your race e-confirmation letter. Please print the confirmation letter and present it together with your ID at the EXPO in order to receive your official race number (bib).

    If you are not able to attend the EXPO and receive the race number personally, it is possible to authorize another person to collect it for you. In this case it is necessary to write down the name, surname and contact number of the person who will be collecting your number on the printed confirmation letter and confirm the information with your signature.

    NB! The numbers and the timing chips will not be sent by post. In the case if international participants who are arriving last minute on race day there will be exceptional number pick-up before the start. Please, fill in the request form.

  • Will I receive a memorial medal of the competition?

    All Lattelecom Riga Marathon finishers - 42km, 21km, 10km, 6km and also Rimi Kids' Day participants - will receive an exclusive Lattelecom Riga Marathon 2018 memorial medal.

  • What kind of refreshments will be available on the course?

    There will be refreshment points at each 5 km of the course. There will be at least one refreshment station on each 5 km interval of the distance with water, isotonic drink, bananas and oranges. See the details in the race course maps on the placement of the refreshment stations.

  • Do I have to provide a health certificate?

    No, you do not have to submit a health certificate to Lattelecom Riga Marathon organizers. 

Main partner

  • Lattelecom


  • Rimi


  • Adidas
  • WESS
  • Sportland


  • NECom
  • Rīgas Dome