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One of the healthiest, fastest and most charitable events in the Georgian capital – Tbilisi Marathon 2021 – will take place in September

TBILISI, June 28 – Sputnik. The large-scale Tbilisimarathon race, which will take place on September 26, will gather joggers in the capital of Georgia for the tenth time, according to the organizers on Facebook.

The route of the race will traditionally pass through the central streets of Tbilisi. Runners will start from the territory of the first school on Shota Rustaveli Avenue, make a circle and finish there. The event will again be charitable.

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Sputnik / Levan Avlabreli

Tbilisi marathon

Three thousand places are free to participate in the marathon. As for the races, you can choose from a distance of 10 kilometers, a half marathon and a children’s race. Those wishing to become part of a sporting event must register online.

Participation in the marathon has always been paid. The cost of registering a race until the end of August for a distance of 10 kilometers is 25 lari (about 7.9 dollars), for a distance of 21.1 kilometers – 30 lari (9.5 dollars). The cost of registering a race from September 2 to the end of registration is 10 kilometers – 35 lari (about 11.1 dollars), for a distance of 21.1 kilometers – 40 lari (12.7 dollars). Registration is free for children.

However, the organizers nevertheless note that given the situation in Georgia and around the world, unfortunately, there is a risk that the event will not take place in the event of an aggravation of the pandemic situation. In this regard, it is explained: if the marathon is canceled for reasons beyond the control of the organizers, the registration fee will not be refunded, and the proceeds will be transferred to the beneficiary.

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Sputnik / Levan Avlabreli

Tbilisi marathon

Last year, the traditional run of the Tbilisi Marathon (Tbilisi Marathon) was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, but it was still held in digital format, where anyone from anywhere in the world could participate. Participation is made possible by the Strava app. It is one of the most popular sports apps and fitness trackers in the world, with up to 10 million different sports activities uploaded to the platform every day. It is a kind of social network for athletes.

According to the rules of the marathon, sponsors of the race must double the amount received and send it to help those in need. The main sponsor of the event is again Heidelbergcement.

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