The fastest runner of the Minsk Half Marathon 2019 at a distance of 21 km will receive a super prize… $11, 000!
At the beginning of the summer, over 5,000 people registered for the Minsk Half Marathon. This is a record number of participants compared to previous years.
Applications were submitted by runners from 43 countries of the world, including African athletes. Most of the runners sign up for a massive 5.5 km race but 10,55 is pretty popular too.
The limit of participants of the Minsk Half Marathon this year has been raised to 40,000 people and you can be one of them!
Winners of the race expect a record prize: the total prize pool increased (compared to last year) by 20% and amounted to 60,000 dollars.
The Half Marathon will take place in the center of the city on Sunday, 15 September. The main race with star athletes for 21 km will pass through praspiekt Pieramožcaŭ.
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As always, traffic in the center of the capital will be blocked. To keep the runners and entertained food and drinking water stalls and music venues will be available along the route.
Check out how it was two years ago and what foreigners who came to Belarus expressly for the Minsk Half Marathon 2017 told after it: