Baku Marathon 2019 to be held on May 5

Baku Marathon 2019 to be held on May 5

Baku Marathon 2019 will be held under the auspices of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation on May 5.

Held for the fourth time, this year’s marathon retains its motto: Win the Wind.

The Baku Marathon 2019 will start at the National Flag Square and run 21 kilometers all the way to the Baku Olympic Stadium.

With its major goal of promoting sport, healthy lifestyle and bringing people in their pursuit of good intents, the Marathon was organized by the Administration of the Seafront Boulevard, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies, Regional Development Public Union, AFFA, SOCAR along with the Baku Olympic Stadium, and Sport Marketing Group (SMG) acting as the executive agency. The exclusive partner of the project is Azercell Telecom.

Winners of the first places will be awarded 3,000 manats, whereas the second and third prize winners are to get 2,000 and 1,000 manats respectively along with gifts, medals and certificates. Volunteers supporting the marathon and all participants will be awarded certificates by the organizers.