The XXVI 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 June 28th 2014 in the city of St. Petersburg.
Start date and time: June 28th 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 June, 28th at 18.00 p.m.at Zimniy Stadium [the Winter Stadium] (Manezhnaya ploshad’,2).
Traditionally, the Marathon begins with… pasta!
Before running a long distance each sportsman needs to get carbohydrates and in this sense there is nothing better than a good Italian dinner on the eve.
We are inviting all the participants, supporters and friends to join us at the dinner after the registration in the sports complex.
By presenting of the registration number each Marathon runner gets a voucher to the dinner which will take place here, in “Zimniy” Stadium.
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 participating on marathon.
LIMIT OF TRACKS - 6 hours
The limit on 6 km - 1 hour, the limit on 30 km - 4 hours and 15 minutes.
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-65 (1950 and older)
W-65 (1950 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-18 (1997 and younger)
Ì-80 (1935 and older)
W-18 (1997 and younger)
W-80 (1935 and older)
Awarding ceremony is held on June 28th, at 18.00 p.m. at 2 Manezhnaya Square (Winter Stadium).
Disabled sportspeople are awarded under a special Provision.
All comers are welcome to participate. ENTRY FEES
if registered until March 31 - 1600 rubles (20 euro)*
if registered from April 1 until April 31 - 2000 rubles (25 euro)*
if registered after May 1 - 2800 rubles (35 euro)*
if registered until March 31 - 800 rubles (10 euro)*
if registered from April 1 until April 31 - 1200 rubles (15 euro)*
if registered after May 1 - 1600 rubles (20 euro)*
* Payment in rubles at the CBR exchange rate on the payment date
RACE NUMBER PICK-UP
Zimniy Stadion, Manezhnaya ploshchad', 2
June 26 12:00-20:00
June 27 10:00-20:00
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
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