Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 17
Ganja Marathon-2017, organized at the initiative of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, was held Sept. 17.
Marathon covered a distance of 17 kilometers, starting at the Triumphal arch and finishing in the Park Complex named after Heydar Aliyev.
The objective of Ganja Marathon-2017 was to create a new culture in the sports history of Azerbaijan. Main goals of the event included assistance in the development of sports industry and the encouragement of young people for healthier and more balanced lifestyle.
Individuals and corporate participants did not make any payments, as the necessary funds were met by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation.
The awards ceremony of the Ganja Marathon-2017 took place in two categories. Both male and female participants of the marathon competed for the first three places.
Organizers awarded the following prizes, as well as gifts and medals and certificates in male and female categories.
- 3,000 manats to the winner
- 2,000 manats to the runner-up (second place)
- 1,000 manats to the runner-up (third place)