On October 6, 2019 Kyiv will host the 10th jubilee international marathon Wizz Air Kyiv City Marathon 2019. About 15,000 runners will come to the starting lines, and if you want to be one of them, you simply need to register for one of the courses. Registration for the marathon and half marathon courses are already open.
In 2019 for the first time all participants on all courses for adults will automatically get accident insurance included in their starter’s packages.
The courses of 10th Wizz Air Kyiv City Marathon have undergone some changes: once again the program will include a 10 km race with medals for all finishers, there will be a 4.2 km race instead of the 5 km course, and there will be a team race 4 х 21 km with monetary rewards for the winners. However, the organizers of the event, the Run Ukraine company, decided to give up the courses of 2 km and 5 km.
The prize fund of the 10th Wizz Air Kyiv City Marathon will be significantly increased. In 2019 it will amount to 204,400 UAH, which is by almost 60,900 UAH more than last year. The winners on the main course will get 1,000 euro, for the second place – 500 euro, for the third place – 300 euro, for the fourth place – 200 euro and 100 euro for the fifth place. The monetary rewards in age groups will also be increased: the winners will get 1,700 UAH, the second and third places will get 1200 and 900 UAH respectively.
The winners in absolute championship on the 42.195 km course, men and women winning places 1 through 5, will not be awarded in age groups.
Traditionally, there will be both amateur runners of various level of training as well as professional athletes participating in the race. The route of Kyiv marathon will be mapped in one lap around the city.
Wizz Air Kyiv City Marathon is a prestigious international running event. In 2018 the organizers of the event brought together 11,607 runners from 50 countries. The marathon program included races on individual courses of 42.195 km, 21.0975 km, 5 km, 2 km and a relay race Wizz Air Kyiv City Marathon Relay 3х10+1х1+12. Traditionally, not only adult runners, but also children could participate in the race. The organizers prepared special children’s races on the courses of 100 m, 500 m and 1000 m.
The courses of 42.195 km and 21.0975 km have been certified by AIMS.
Wizz Air Kyiv City Marathon has received the highest ranking (5 star) in the ranking of road races by the European Athletic Association.
Register for the event on the official event website https://kyivmarathon.org
Title sponsor – Wizz Air
Organizer – Run Ukraine
For the media:
Press release in Ukrainian: https://goo.gl/7Lq5Lp
Press release in Russian: https://goo.gl/eLGYq7