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Danske Bank Vilnius Marathon

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Quick facts

Location Vilnius, Lithuania

Distance Marathon

About Danske Bank Vilnius Marathon

The Danske Bank Vilnius Marathon is an annual city marathon, held in Vilnius, Lithuania. First introduced in 2001 as 10k race it evolved to a classic marathon in 2004. The half marathon was introduced in 2006.

The Danske Bank Vilnius Marathon is AIMS certified since 2007. It's one of the fastest growing marathons in the Baltics and the biggest running festival in Lithuania. It doubled the number of participants in 2012 and 2013 from over 5000 runners to 10 000 runners. In 2019 the marathon counted over 11 000 participants.

Vilnius city itself is a center of attraction to the runners from all over the world -- the old-town of the city is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The city preserved an impressive complex of Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and classical buildings as well as its medieval layout and natural setting.

The course will start and finish at the Cathedral Square in the very heart of Vilnius. While running, the participants will admire the famous old-town as well as green parks and the riverbank of Neris.

The Vinius marathon course record of 2:21:15 was set by Richard Rotich from Kenya in 2007. The woman’s record of 2:43:13 was set by Vaida Žūsinaitė of Lithuania during the 2014 Vilnius marathon.

Join the scenic marathon along the river and through picturesque Vilnius - be the part of the history!

Practicalities

Accommodation

There are plenty of options for every price range in booking.com and airbnb.com -- choose what suits you the best.

After Race Services

Dressing rooms, showers, free massage for marathon runners

Age Limit

Marathon: above 18; "Rimi" Half Marathon: above 16; "#Beactive" Kidsrun: from 2 to 12;

Aid Stations

There will be 11 first aid cyclists moving along the course constantly. 5 ambulances with professional equipment will be stationed along the course.

Award Medals

T-Shirt for Marathon runners, Medals for all distance finishers. There will also be a pop-up shop located in Cathedral Square.

Equipment Storage

Storage will be available on the day of the event from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Cathedral square. 

Maximum Time

Marathon – 5:30 hr; “RIMI Half Marathon” 3 hrs; 10K run – 1:30 hr; “RIMI” “RINKIS SVEIKIAU” 5K Run – 1 hr, VVSB 1K – 20min

Race Kit Includes

Bib numbers with timing chips and goodie bags will be distributed in the race office. Race office will be open three days before the race.

Refreshments

There will be a total of 16 refreshment stations along the course. The water and isotonic drink zones are approximately 2.5 km apart, food zones – every 5 km.

Timing

Personal timing is provided for every participant with chip timing in the bib number.

Danske Bank Vilnius Marathon Route Map

Danske Bank Vilnius Marathon Route Map

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Start:

Cathedral Square

Cathedral Square Apartment, Vilnius, Vilnius County, Lithuania

Difficulty

Flat

Highlights

New running course will pass the most beautiful and distinctive places in Vilnius: this year, compared to last year, runners who chose the marathon distance will cover as many as 24.5 new kilometers that did not run last year through the most wonderful streets of Vilnius.

Overview

Thousands of runners are invited to race on September 13th in Vilnius choosing from 6 different lengths for every experience. In addition, the marathon course is now one lap, so participants will not have to repeat the route. Starting together with half marathon runners, participants will form an incredibly colorful river of runners in the green streets of Vilnius – this is the view you won't forget!

Trees in the Valakampiai and Vingis park and historical buildings in the city center will make the marathon run in the shade for more than 20k. It opens great possibilities for a fast and picturesque race.

You can pick your distance: marathon, half marathon, 10k, 5k, 1k and 200m children's run.


Danske Bank Vilnius Marathon Ticket prices: €6.00 - €50.00

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.