Chisinau International Marathon
The Chisinau Marathon will include a half and full marathon, 10k, 5k, and a 1.5k fun run. The route will be set around the central streets of Chisinau, in the Republic of Moldova. The start and finish line will be located on the Great National Assembly Square.
The International Chisinau Marathon has the official status of AIMS, and is a member of the International Association of marathons and distant races. The race is a Boston qualifier.
The Republic of Moldova is a small country in south-eastern Europe, with many traditions and beautiful customs. In Moldova you can find the largest collection of wines in Europe. The people of Moldova are characterized by hospitality and generosity.
All participants will receive a starter pack, which will include the personal bib number, a disposable timing chip, a commemorative T-shirt and the route maps with the detailed schedule of the event.
Feeding stations will be available at different points along the race course, where athletes can eat, drink, cool themselves with wet sponges, use the facilities, and if necessary, get medical assistance.
At the finish line all participants will get commemorative medals; the winners will also receive valuable prizes.
Great National Assembly Square, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
Chisinau Marathon is an outstanding event, which will take place over three days from the Great National Assembly Square – (Piața Marii Adunări Naționale)
14:00 — 19:00 Sport Expo opening hours
14:00 — 19:00 KIDS RUN DAY starter packages pick up hours
14:00 — 19:00 MARATHON and MARATHON FOR ALL starter packages pick up hours
07:30 — 09:00 KIDS RUN DAY starter packages pick up hours
10:00 — 19:00 Sport Expo opening hours
10:00 — 19:00 MARATHON and MARATHON FOR ALL starter packages pick up hours
10:00 — 12:00 KIDS RUN DAY competition
10:00 — Start Kids Run Day age 5-6 Boys
10:05 —Start Kids Run Day age 5-6 Girls
10:10 — Start Kids Run Day age 7-8 Boys
10:20 — Start Kids Run Day age 7-8 Girls
10:30 — Start Kids Run Day age 9-10 Boys
10:40 — Start Kids Run Day age 9-10 Girls
10:50 — Start Kids Run Day age 11-13 Boys
11:05 — Start Kids Run Day age 11-13 Girls
12:00 — Awards Ceremony KIDS RUN DAY
17:00 — 19:00 Pasta Party in Food Court zone
18:00 — 19:00 Briefing for Chisinau International Marathon participants
08:00 — 17:00 Sport Expo opening hours
06:00 — 08:00 Race kits pick up hours for foreign participants only
07:00 — 08:30 Delivery of t-shirts to 1.5 km Fun Run participants
08:00 — 08:40 Starting lineup
08:30 — 08:40 Official Opening Ceremony
08:55 — Start for wheelchair-using athletes for 10 km, 21 km, 42 km
09:00 — Start for 5 km, 10 km, 21 km, 42 km, Fun Run – 1.5 km
09:45 — Cut-off for 5 km
10:30 — Cut-off for 10 km
12:00 — Cut-off for half-marathon (21 km 0975 m)
15:00 — Cut-off for marathon (42 km 195 m)
15:00 — Cut-off for Marathon for ALL
16:00 — Awarding of winners in ABSOLUT category and by age group for all distances
The organizer reserves the right to change the schedule.
The Start/Finish area and Expo are located on the Great National Assembly Square (Piața Marii Adunări Naționale, PMAN), in front of the Arc de Triomphe. After the start of the race athletes will run along Stefan cel Mare Boulevard, Ciuflea Street, Dacia Boulevard, to the intersection with Rose Street, then back along Dacia Boulevard, Ciuflea Street, Stefan cel Mare Boulevard, to the Great National Assembly Square, then continue along Stefan cel Mare Boulevard, to the intersection with Toma Ciorba Street and then back along Stefan cel Mare Boulevard, to the Great National Assembly Square.
- On the distance of 1.5 km, wheelchair sportsmen will have the opportunity to participate independently or accompanied by a pusher volunteer (if the participant needs additional help).
- On the distances of 10 km, 21 km and 42 km, wheelchair sportsmen will have the chance to benefit from partial assistance of a pusher volunteer or compete independently.
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