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Freedom Run


Under this year’s banner "Riga: European Captal of Culture", the annual "Nordea" Riga Marathon will open with the "Freedom Run" on Riga’s main street – Brīvības. The theme this year for the Run and the Marathon overall is "Running With A Song".

A special cultural programme awaits Marathon contenders of all distances on Brīvības from Stabu Street to Old Town, providing an opportunity for them to enjoy the event from the cultural, historic and entertainment angle.

"Nordea" Riga Marathon’s new track will retain the familiar and favourite start and finish lines on the riverside thoroughfare 11. Novembra krastmala, and along the way, Eksporta, Hanzas, Elizabetes, Zigfrīda Annas Meierovica Boulevard, Kaļķu Street, Vanšu Bridge, Krišjāņa Valdemāra Street, Ķīpsala, and Krasta Street.

Runners have their choice of four distances: marathon (42km 195m), half-marathon (21 km 097.5 m), 10 km and/or 5 km.

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Brīvības street - from Stabu Street to Old Town
Agency "NECom" and Riga City Council