We invite you to participate in the biggest running event in Lithuania – the 12th annual Danske Bank Vilnius Marathon! This year it will be held on Sunday, September 13, 2015. This sport’s celebration gives you a great chance to visit and enjoy one of the most beautiful cities in the Baltic states. Each year we attain a bigger number of foreign participants – we are proudly working towards being one of the elite marathons in Europe!
All information you need to know:
If you have not yet fallen in love with Vilnius old town, there is a big chance you will after the marathon. Runners begin their distance in the very heart of the capital – Cathedral square. From the starting line they move along Vilnius’s biggest river – Neris. It takes all the participants to the green part of the city – Vingis park. And we saved the best till last – old town with it’s UNESCO heritage sights, gorgeous streets, views and landscapes. Lithuania and Vilnius are flat, though runners will deal with a few ups and downs on their way in order to enjoy the scenery. Marathon runners have to make two laps of the course, for a total of 42,195 km.
Danske Bank Vilnius Marathon can suggest a variety of distances. Beginners might enjoy a shorter RIMI 4.2 km or Magne B6. 10 km run. Teams can participate in Lithuania Post relay – four participants, 10 km each. And professionals we encourage to choose a half-marathon of 21.098 km or the full marathon of 42. 195 km.
Maximum running time
Marathon, relay race – 5 hours 30 mins.
Half-marathon – 3 hours.
Other distances – 1hour.
The electronic system of time measurement will be turned off at 4 PM on the day of the race and time results will not be recorded after this time. At this time all streets of the city will be opened and the organisers of the marathon will not be responsible for the safety of the runners.
Marathon, half-marathon, and relay participants should be born 1997 or earlier. There is no minimum age requirement for the 4.2 km or 10 km distances.
Numbers will be given out from Tuesday, September 8, the location will be announced later. If participants arrive only on marathon day, they will have a chance to pick up their number in the organisers’ tent between 7:00 and 8:30 AM.
Post Race Service
All runners who finish will receive an exceptional memorial medal, specially designed for the Danske Bank Vilnius Marathon 2015. All runners will get surprises from the organizers and sponsors to make the event unforgettable. More accurate information will be announced online and made available as you pick up your number.
Gift – exclusive T-shirt
Every full marathon’s distance participant will get an exclusive „NIKE“ Danske Bank Vilnius marathon T-shirt for free! This „NIKE“ T-shirt is made of high-quality materials, best for runners and specially designed for this year’s marathon.
Your entry fee depends on the time that you enter into the race:
- Marathon entry fee starts from 30 EUR up to 55 EUR (by 12.09.2015)
- Half-marathon entry fee starts from 20 EUR up to 40 EUR (by 12.09.2015)
- 10 km entry fee starts from 15 EUR up to 30 EUR (by 12.09.2015.)
- 4.2 km entry fee starts form 6 EUR up to 12 EUR (by 12.09.2015.) and 4 Eur up to 8 Eur (by 12.09.2015) for participants under 18.
- Participants can change the starting distance before September 1, 2015. They have to pay 20 Eur distance change fee and cover the extra expense, if the chosen distance is more expensive. Entry fee is non-refundable.
Our online registration service is available 24/7. You can pay by credit card (Visa, Visa Electron, Maestro, EuroCard/ MasterCard or American Express). Last minute registration will be available during number pick-up on September 13.
Participants will get a confirmation by email immediately after registration. Race information will be sent by email to all runners, published on the official website and constantly renewed until September 13. Runners will be informed, if any of the programme parts change.
Check your entry
Your name will be posted in this list after filling in the form and transferring the full payment. You can check here whether your entry was accepted.
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