X
Latvia.travel mobile app. Your official guide for travelling in Latvia.
Download

You are here

Already 5,000 runners have registered for this year's "Nordea" Riga Marathon

04.04.2011 | LETA

5,000 participants from 33 countries have signed up for this year's "Nordea" Riga Marathon. Most of them have registered for the five-kilometer mini-marathon.

5,000 participants from 33 countries have signed up for this year's "Nordea" Riga Marathon. Most of them have registered for the five-kilometer mini-marathon.

2,248 people have signed up for the five-kilometer fun run, while 1,282 will run the half-marathon. 760 are planning to participate in the ten-kilometer marathon event.

Most participants - 3,945 - are from Latvia, 268 runners are from Finland, 137 from Lithuania, 119 from Estonia, and 95 from Germany.

Traditionally, several companies have also registered for this year's marathon event. "Nordea" will have 506 runners, "Citadele banka" - 95, "Swedbank" - 92, "Stockmann" - 81, "Rimi" - 65 participants.

As reported, this year's "Nordea" Riga Marathon will be held on March 22.

Related news
There was been an increase in hotel occupancy in Latvia this past May, when compared to the same month last year, according to information from the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB).
At the conclusion of Thursday's ''Northern Future Forum'' in Stockholm, the heads of state of Great Britain, the Nordic and Baltic countries supported the proposal made by Latvian Prime...
The most famous world music band from Latvia, Iļģi will be performing at the Rainforest World Music Festival which will take place on the 8 to 10 July 2011. They will on stage on Saturday, 9 July or you can...
Celebrating its one-year anniversary this September, the Latvian concert venue ''Palladium'' will host a special concert by the New York pop-rock band ''Scissor Sisters'',...