Twenty Thousand People Participating in “Ulaanbaatar Marathon-2023”Society
Ulaanbaatar, June 3, 2023 /MONTSAME/. “Ulaanbaatar Marathon-2023” is currently taking place at the Sukhbaatar Square.
The international marathon annually organized by the Governor’s Office of the Capital city of Mongolia among professional and amateur runners and this year more than 20 thousand people from 30 countries including best professional runners of Mongolia, Japan, France and Kenya are taking part in the marathon.
Mongolian runner N.Munkhbayar has won in men’s 42 km or full marathon, while G.Khishigsaikhan won in women's full marathon.
The marathon has 1,500 meters, 5,000 meters, 10 kilometers, 21 kilometers and 42 kilometers running categories. Specifically, the 1,500-meter run includes a run for families and disabled people. Full marathon or 42 kilometers is for participants over 18 years old, half marathon or 21 kilometers is for participants aged 18 to 34, 35 to 54, and over 55 years old, health run or 10 kilometers, 5,000 meters are for 12 to 17 and over 18 years old participants
Full marathon or 42 kilometers and half marathon or 21 kilometers running distances for disabled people have been added to this year’s marathon.
“Ulaanbaatar Marathon-2023” has been expanded to a day and a variety of art performances, services promoting a healthy lifestyle, recreation areas, and mobile food areas are being offered throughout the day. Moreover, traveling DJ sets, circus performances for children, contortion, bodybuilding shows, public dances and exercises are on display along the marathon route.