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Siberian Ice Half Marathon
January 7, 2018
27th Siberian Ice Half Marathon
The Siberian Ice Half Marathon is an annual large-scale long-distance winter running competition in Russia. This running competition has a status of the coldest mass running event in the world.
The marathon will be held on the 7th of January 2018 at the Cathedral Square.
The organizers offer participants three individual courses: 3, 5 km (for running fans without any age limit), 7 km (for more experienced runners aged of 14 and older), 21.1 km (for trained runners aged of 16 and older).
Siberian Ice Marathon is an official competition that is included in the calendar of the Ministry of Youth, Physical culture and Sport of Omsk region.
Siberian Ice Marathon is the only major long-distance race arranged in Russia in winter. The event is held in extreme weather conditions of Siberian winter and has unofficial status of the coldest race in the world.
Siberian Ice Marathon is a member of the Association of International Marathons and Road Races (AIMS). Competitions are international calendar AIMS.
Distinctive peculiarities of the Ice Marathon
It is unique: in Russia there are no analogues of such a major and mass winter long-distance race
It is popular: more than 1000 fans of running from 15 regions of Russia and foreign countries take part in the half marathon
It is extreme: the race is held in conditions of low temperatures (-39 oС in 2001)
It is holiday: a carnival of Christmas costumes, a show of winter swimmers and traditional extreme fun decorate the program
Runners pack collection
Date 5 and 6 January 2018 (Friday and Saturday)
Time 11 am to 7 pm
Venue The Library n.a. A.S. Pushkin, 1, Krasniy Put’ (Mayakovskiy Cinema bus stop)
Runners pack includes
bib-number with timing chip
To pick up the runners race packet you should come to the registration and show your personal ID.
Men and women took 1 to 3 place on 21,1 km
Men and women become 1st on the “Best Omsk region sportsman” nomination of the marathon (21,1km)
Men and women took 1 to 3 place participating in the 21,1 km in age groups of 35 years old and older
*The registration will be closed on the 31th of December, 2017