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On September 1, the Ufa International Marathon will be held for the fifth time in the capital. The organizers promise that it will become a truly festive and memorable event.

“The Big Six marathons are famous all over the world such as the Boston, Chicago, Tokyo, London, New York and Berlin marathons. We would like to write the Ufa marathon into the history of Russia and we hope to be able to do it in the coming years! ”, they noted.


The Ufa International Marathon will be held for the fifth time with the support of the Administration of the City of Ufa. For all our sports fans, the event became a major landmark event already in 2015.

Today, the UIM is one of the ten largest marathons in Russia and is among the Top 100 brands of the Republic of Bashkortostan.

The Ufa marathon is the most important and final events of the republican series of Bashrun races, including half marathons in such cities as Sibay, Oktyabrsky,

Blagoveshchensk and Yanaul.


The first Ufa marathon in 2015 was attended by 1616 runners from seven countries, while in the fourth marathon the number of participants exceeded 3600 people from 18 countries.

Over the past five years, more than 15,000 people from 18 countries, 45 regions and 220 cities have become participants in the marathon.

This year, as part of the Ufa International Marathon, a large-scale sports festival will also be held.

Three separate events are await guests: a city festival with many activities, a business forum and the Ufa International Marathon itself.

It is expected that guests from all over the world will be coming to the capital of Bashkortostan.

The city festival will host a mix-fight, bodybuilding championships, bike shows, street basketball, a performance by the strongest person in our Republic, Mr. Elbrus Nigmatullin and other entertainment programs with the participation of Russian and international pop stars.

Preliminary preparatory meetings have already been held with the Russian Ministry of Sports, leading sports clubs (incl. CSKA), as well as the Russia Running federal organization

Within the framework of the forum, the main issues of the development of the sports industry, physical education, active longevity and staff potential will be discussed.

The upcoming fifth Ufa International Marathon, which will bring together more than 5,000 people from 30 countries, will be the third and final activity of the program.

Before the start of the Ufa Marathon, there will be a warm-up activity for the participants with led by various Olympic champions, and the event will end with a ceremony of giving awards to the best participants and a celebratory festive event in honor of the finishers.

Mr. Dmitry Guberniev will act as the commentator of the event.

Among the races in the categories of the sports festival there will be: a family race titled “Mom, Dad, and I are an Athletic Family”, a corporate race of the republican

business community, a “Red Bull” partner race, the race of the regions of Russia, as well as the race for the title of “The Most Athletic Mayor”.

“In the next five years, the Republic of Bashkortostan should enter the top five regions of Russia in terms of the level of development of sports and the involvement of the population in a healthy lifestyle,” the organizers of the event state with confidence.