The XXIV White Nights International Marathon is held to promote healthy lifestyles, introduce people to regular physical training and sports, with a view to further development of friendly international relations in sports and tourism, and to identify the strongest marathoners of St. Petersburg.
The Marathon is held on Juny 30 th 2013 in the city of St. Petersburg. Start date and time: Juny 30th at 9.00 a.m. The start and finish of the Marathon will be at Dvortsovaya Square [the Palace Square]. The Marathon route passes along the embankments, avenues and streets of St. Petersburg, past the historical monuments. Awarding ceremony will be held on Juny, 30th at 18.00 p.m.at Zimny Stadium [the Winter Stadium] (2, Manege Square).
Marathon run route:
DVORTSOVAYA SQUARE – Admiraltejsky Prospect – Dekabristov Square – Anglijskaya Embankment - Lieutenant Schmidt Bridge - University Embankment – Birzhevaya Square – Makarova Embankment - Tuchkov Bridge – Dobrolubova Prospect – Kronverksky Proliv Embankment – Petrovskaya Embankment – Petrogradskaya Embankment - Aptekarskaya Embankment - Professor Popov Street – Pesochnaya Embankment – 1st Krestovskiy Bridge – Petrogradskaya Street – Vyazovaya Street - Krestovsky Prospect –Petrovsky Bridge – Petrovsky Prospect- Zhdanovskaya Embankment – Dobrolubova Prospect – Birzhevoy Bridge – Birzhevaya Square – Dvortsovy Bridge – Anglijskaya Embankment - Pryazhka River Embankment- Lotsmanskaya Street – Right-hand Fontanka River Embankment - Nevsky Prospekt – Alexander Nevsky Square - Sinopskaya Embankment - Smolnaya Embankment – Robespierre Embankment – Kutuzova Embankment – Dvortsovaya Embankment – Dvortsovy passage – DVORTSOVAYA SQUARE.
The Marathon is organized and held by the Saint-Petersburg Administrations Office Committee for Sport and Physical and the Saint-Petersburg Athletic Federation.
Marathon Run Director: Mikhail Kochetkov
Marathon Presiding Judge: Anton Uyk, All-Union Category Judge
Marathon Chief Secretary: Vadim Soloviev, the Republican Category Judge
Participants and Program
Competitions for men and women are held on distances:
- 42km 195m
All comers with a doctor's permit are welcome to become the Marathon participants. For foreign participants the doctor's permit is not required. Men and women born 1995 and older are allowed to participate.
Cash prizes and diplomas instituted by the Saint-Petersburg Athletics Federation are awarded to:
42km 195m distance.
Men ranking from 1st to 8th and women ranking from 1st to 6th place (absolute championship), as well as men and women from 1st to 3rd place in their age groups:
Ì-75 (1938 and older)
W-65 (1948 and older
Men and women ranking form 1st to 3rd place (absolute championship), as well as men, women, juveniles from 1st to 3rd place in the age groups as follows:
Ì-17 (1996 and younger)
Ì-85 (1928 and older)
W-17 (1996 and younger)
W-80 (1933 and older)
Awarding ceremony is held on Juny 30th, at 18.00 p.m. at 2 Manege Square (Winter Stadium).
Disabled sportspeople are awarded under a special Provision.
Disabled sportspeople are allowed to compete as individuals. All comers are welcome to participate. The entry fee for athletes from Russia: for marathon distance - 250 rubles, for 10km distance - 150 rubles. For participants of the following age groups: M-17, M-18, M-65, M-70, M-75, M-80, M-85, W-17, W-18, W-60, W-65, W-70, W-75, W-80 - 50 rubles, provided 10km distance start. For Participants of the Great Patriotic War, the Residents of the Blockaded Leningrad – free of charge. For foreign nationals - 35 euros. All expenses for participation in the marathon shall be born by sending organizations or athletes themselves. Nonresident athletes should advise on the need for accommodation in St. Petersburg before May 15th .
Organizing Committee Address:
191186 Russia, St. Petersburg, 22 Millionaya Street
Administrations Office Committee for Physical and Sport, "ERGO WHITE NIGHTS" MARATHON
Phone/ fax: (812) 312-90-15
phone / fax: (812) 335-69-04, 493-21-20
E-mail: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Applications taking and registration of participants of the marathon:
Juny 30th from 10.00 to 20.00 at the Winter Stadium (2 Manege Square, Nevsky Prospekt, Gostiny Dvor metro stations)
For non-residents and foreign athletes (exceptionally) the registration date is: Juny 30th , from 7.00 to 8.00