Registration for Heydar Aliyev Foundation-initiated Baku Marathon 2024 to kick off

Society Materials 20 February 2024 11:27 (UTC +04:00)
Registration for Heydar Aliyev Foundation-initiated Baku Marathon 2024 to kick off
Humay Aghajanova
Humay Aghajanova
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BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 20. The Baku Marathon 2024 will be held at the Heydar Aliyev Foundation's initiative on May 5, Trend reports.

Registration for the event will be available starting from March 1 till April 25.

Persons over 18 years old can take part in the competition. Those willing to participate should apply to registrations points at Baku’s shopping malls (28 Mall, Ganjlik Mall, and Deniz Mall) or fill out application form on www.marathon.az.

The amount of payment for individuals wishing to take part in the competition upon registration is 20 manat ($11.7).

Corporate participants may send application via e-mail [email protected]. The fee for the corporate participants (there must be at least five participants from each company) is 100 manat ($58.8) for each participant.

As the expenses for students’ participation are covered by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, no fee will be charged to students in the course of registration.

Having start and finish points at the State Flag Square, the traditional Baku marathon, having been held since 2016, under the slogan "Win the wind", aims to support the development of sports, promotion of a healthy lifestyle, will cover a distance of 21 kilometers and will last on the following route:

State Flag Square-Seaside Boulevard-Baku International Seaport-Neftchilar Avenue-Baku White City Boulevard-Khagani Rustamov Street - Baku White City Boulevard, 8 November Avenue, part of Yusif Safarov Street - the intersection of Afiyaddin Jalilov and Uzeyir Hajibayli Streets, crossing Javanshir Bridge, Uzeyir Hajibayli Street - Neftchilar Avenue (Government House, Museum Center, Puppet Theater, Maiden Tower, Azneft Circle), Baku Funicular, Bayil Circle, Bibiheybat Road (Water Sports Palace), and Seaside Boulevard (Behind the Water Sports Palace, Baku Crystal Hall) - State Flag Square.

The ceremony of rewarding the Baku Marathon-2024 winners will be held in several categories. Winners in man and woman categories will receive 3,000 manat ($1,764) for the first place, 2,000 manat ($1,176) – for the second place, and 1,000 manat ($588.2) – for the third place, as well as gifts, medals and certificates.

All participants of the marathon, as well as volunteers providing support in its organization, will be awarded certificates.

An entertainment zone will be created for marathon participants, residents and guests of the capital on the State Flag Square. Various entertainment programs, competitions, sports events will be organized there.

The exclusive partner of the Baku Marathon 2024 is Azercell Telecom. The marathon will be organized with the support of the Ministry of Science and Education, the Ministry of Digital Development and Transport of Azerbaijan, the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR), the Seaside Boulevard Department and the Regional Development Public Association.

The project will be implemented by Sport Marketing Group (SMG).

Information about the Baku Marathon – 2024, and pre-competition trainings will be posted on the official Facebook and Instagram pages (facebook.com/bakumarathon, instagram.com/bakumarathon), as well as on www.marathon.az.

Additional information: (012) 310 13 31.

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