18.-19.05.2019

IAAF

Lattelecom Riga Marathon

18.-19.05.2019

IAAF

WELCOME TO THE MAIN EVENT OF THE RACE WEEKEND!

The Lattelecom Riga Marathon will take place on Sunday, May 19, 2019.

The entry fee varies from the time of registration starting at € 33.00 in September and reaching € 59.00 in May. The registration is open and will be available until May 18, 2019. 

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The registration fee includes:

  42 km 21 km 10 km 6 km Family Run
Bib number with name (if registered until April 15, 2019) and ChronoTrack B-tag
The official Runners' Handbook (full race information)
Bag check
Care and refreshments on-course  ✓  
Live web and mobile runner tracking  
Finishers' goodie bag with refreshments and snacks
Finisher’s medal
Post-race massage      
Pacemakers      
Finishers' lounge with complimentary refreshments and snacks        


Additional order:

  • Lattelecom Riga Marathon art collection t-shirt (adidas Supernova collection)
  • Photo service (sportfoto.com)

THE COURSE

LRM-42km.pngThe course lies in the very centre of Riga City and all runners can enjoy the charm of the largest city in the Baltic States. The course allows all visitors to run on both sides of the Daugava River, the largest river in Latvia and with the help of three bridges - Vanšu, Akmens and Salu. Runners can enjoy some of the most beautiful spots in Riga – the Art Nouveau district, the amazing panorama of Old Riga and Pārdaugava, as well as the paved streets of the Medieval Hanseatic Old Town and wooden architecture of Ķīpsala island. Riga is rather flat without significant hills or ascents; therefore the only major challenge is crossing the bridges. 

The marathon course has been measured and certified by AIMS, the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races. All courses are traffic-free. 

Start and finish area

Location and times

The start and finish area for all races will be located in 11. novembra krastmala between Daugava River and Old Riga. See the location on Google Maps here.

A detailed start and finish area map will be provided in the official Runners' Handbook, which will be handed out at the EXPO together with the bib number.

Distance Start time
42 km & 21 km 8:30 AM
10 km 12:30 PM
6 km 1st wave 14:00 PM
6 km 2nd wave 14:15 PM


Start lanes

We will invite 42 km and 21 km runners to take their places in the start lanes based on their planned finish time - the fastest will be able to take their places at the front, and the slowest - towards the back. Predicted finishing time intervals will be shown on the entry to the corridor.

  42 km 21 km
Elite lane Reserved for elite and fast runners
Lane 1 < 4h < 1h 50min
Lane 2 4h-5h 1h 50min-2h 50min
Lane 3 > 5h > 2h 50min


Please note that start lanes are subject to change. Refer to the Runners' Handbook for the latest information.

Energy points and care on course

Aid stations and refreshments

Refreshments will be served in the following sequence:
(1) individual drinks of elite runners
(2) water
(3) Isostar Hydrate & Perform Orange isotonic drink
(4) bananas and oranges
(5) water
(6) container with sponges

Energy gels will be available at the 26.5 km point.

  • Detailed chart of energy points
    KM Water  Isostar
    isotonic drink
    Fruit Isostar
    energy gel
    1.7      
    5.3

         
    7.7  
    10  
    14.2  
    16.7  
    19.8  
    22.9  
    26.5  ✓
    30.7

     
    34.4  
    36.8  
    39  

Medical aid

Emergency medical aid (EMA) vehicles with medic brigades will be located in various locations of the course throughout the event and Medical Staff will be available in all energy points and in-between them. If medical assistance is needed at the start and finish area, a First Aid tent next to the finish arc will be at your service.

Time limit

The time limit for the marathon is 6 hours.

  • Runners who will not reach the 21 km mark (right before going into the second lap) in 3h 00min will certainly exceed the time limit and will be called upon by a course official to leave the race.
  • With 6 hours into the race a course official vehicle will head out to initiate the marathon course closure. Should you decide to continue the race, despite the request of the course official, you do so at your own risk. Remember, the course will be opened to traffic again once the course official has passed. The water points and medical care points will also be removed, and it will no longer be possible to finish and receive the finisher’s medal.

Pacemakers

The official pacemaker team has 50+ experienced pacemakers who are able to ensure any finish time from 3h to 5h. Our pacemakers have experience in IAU 24H World Championships (with new CR), IAU 100km European Championship, IAU World Cup 50km and many marathons around the world. No language issues - team speaks fluent English and Russian. The team consists of runners who are passionate towards the work that they are doing – they will not only ensure a perfect run in terms of timing, but also make the race less hard and more fun for people running with them. Join one of the pacemaker groups during Lattelecom Riga Marathon and let them help you reach your goal!

Distance Pace groups / finishing times
42 km 3:00, 3:15, 3:30, 3:45, 4:00, 4:15, 4:30, 5:00
21 km 1:30 (together with 42 km 3:00), 1:45, 2:00, 2:15

RUN WITH US IN 2019!

The registration for Lattelecom Riga Marathon 2019 is online 24/7.
 
 

Main partner

  • Lattelecom

Partner

  • Rimi

Sponsors

  • Adidas
  • WESS
  • Sportland

Organizers

  • NECom
  • Rīgas Dome