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Dushanbe International Half Marathon

Quick facts

Location Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Distance Half marathon

About Dushanbe International Half Marathon

he Dushanbe International Half Marathon is the main event in celebrations for Dushanbe’s ‘Day of the City’ and happens on the third Saturday of every April – for 2018 the race will take place on Saturday April 21. There is only the one race distance – the half marathon – that can be entered, and the race course is fully certified by AIMS (Association of International Marathons and Distance Races).

2019 will be the 10 edition of the race, and only the third year foreign amateur runners will have participated. Koryo Tours, a Beijing based, British run company, are very excited to present their first ever Dushanbe International Half Marathon tour to not only get you to the event, but explore this fascinating, yet relatively unknown country.


Half Marathon – Long Tour (7 Nights)

  • 21.098km

Half Marathon – Short Tour (4 Nights)

  • 21.098km

Dushanbe International Half Marathon Route Map

Dushanbe International Half Marathon Route Map


Dushanbe, Tajikistan


The race route is a one way circuit taking in many of the iconic buildings, monuments and sights of central Dushanbe. The course will be lined with locals cheering you on! The time limit for the race is 3 hours and is traffic free during this period. There are cash prizes on offer for the top 5 finishers.

The race route is a one way street circuit course starting at the city’s race course in central Dushanbe and running out into the suburbs, before turning around and heading back into the central city. The course has been fully certified by AIMS.

Many of the Dushanbe’s iconic buildings & sights such as the National Museum, The Dushanbe Flagpole (the second tallest flag pole in the world), the circle of Karamov, Rudaki Park and the National Parliament building all feature along the route with the finish line located at the Monument of Isomoli Somoni.

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.