Dushanbe’s 12th International Half Marathon Will Be Held Tomorrow

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Tomorrow, the 12th Dushanbe International Half Marathon will be held in honor of the Capital Day.

Over 611,500 somoni has been allocated at the expense of the Capital Development Fund for the event.

The mrathon will start at 9:00 am. It will be attended by athletes from Tajikistan, Dushanbe’s sister cities, and others area.

The Dushanbe Half Marathon has been held since 2010 on Capital Day which is celebrated on the third Saturday of April, and in 2013 it was included in the competition calendar of the International Association for Marathon and Long Distance Running.

For the first time, the Dushanbe International Half Marathon was organized at a distance of 21.95 kilometers.

This year, teenagers will also have the opportunity to take part in the race. Children 8-10 years old will compete at a distance of 3 km, 10-12 years old at a distance of 5 km, and teenagers 12-15 years old at a distance of 8 km.

The prize fund of the Dushanbe Half Marathon this year is 446,160 somoni.

The first 6 prizes will be drawn for both men and women:

1st place: 54,600 somoni

2nd place: 46,800 somoni

3rd place: 39,000 somoni

4th place: 31,200 somoni

5th place: 28,080 somoni

6th place: 23,400 somoni

Source: National information agency of Tajikistan