Welcome to Sigulda Mountain Marathon 2019! Use menu below to find all info about our Race:
Place: Sigulda (Latvia), Svētku laukums Date: September 28, 2019 Start time: 10:00 Organizer: Biedrība Kalnkapeju Sporta Centrs In cooperation with: Biedrība Ultrataka
IK Adventure Company
E–mail: info @ raid.lv Phone: +371 2962 4863
The most challenging trail run in Latvia and Baltics which takes place annually in the scenic maze of gorges of Gauja river national park! Ski resort slopes, muddy trails and unpredictable autumn weather. Elevation gain in marathon distance exceeds 2500 meters.
Jul 6. Race info published, application opened! More info about the race will follow.
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1.1. Sigulda Mountain Marathon 2019 (Race) course is set on dirt roads, trails and off-road tracks in challenging terrain full of natural obstacles.
1.2. There are three distances - mountain cross (15 km), half-marathon (35 km) and marathon (70 km). Full distance parameters:
Distance Real length Vertical climb Loops Configuration 15 km – mountain cross 14-16 km 500-600 m 1 see COURSE 35 km – half–marathon 34-36 km 1300-1400 m 2 see COURSE 70 km – marathon 68-72 km 2500-2700 m 4 see COURSE
1.3. Course is marked with red/white tape. Judges are set along the course.
1.4. Electronic timing system is used.
2.1. Participant must be at least 18 years old on start day. Participants from 16 years are allowed on mountain cross (15 km) course.
2.2. Participant takes full responsibility about his health condition, insurance and ability to run chosen distance. Organisers provide medical assistance during event.
2.3. Participants are divided into Men and Women and age groups:
Men Women Year of birth Notes V16 S16 2002 – 2003 May compete only in 15 km distance. V18 S18 1999 – 2001 V21 S21 1980 – 1998 V40 S40 1970 – 1979 V50 S50 1960 – 1969 V60 S60 1959 and older
2.4. Participant chooses distance during registration. Participant competes only in chosen distance. If another distance is completed result will be fixed but out of ranking.
2.5. If there are less then three participants in group, then group is closed and participants are added to next group according scheme: S/V16 –> S/V18 –> S/V21 <– S/V40 <–S/V50 <–S/V60.
3.1. Application in advance may be done till September 25, 2019. Application form and participation fee details - see REGISTRATION.
3.2. Participation fee includes: course preparation, judges work, number bibs, electronic timing chip rental, snacks and drinks on course and after the finish, prize pool.
4.1. Participants register in Race centre on September 28, 2019 from 07.00 till 09.30. Race centre is located at Svētku laukums (square), Sigulda city. Finish is located at the same place, but Race start will be given at the base of slope in front of Race centre.
4.2. Participant receives number bibs which should be attached in front and clearly visible during the Race.
4.3. Participant receives electronic chip which must be attached on hand according to given instructions.
4.4. At 9.30 flag raising ceremony is held and start area opens after that. Entering start area participant must pass electronic control station located in marked corridor. At the corridor entrance judge will check correct attachment of the electronic chip. Passing by electronic control station participant must make sure that his electronic chip issues both light and sound signals.
4.5. Start is common for all classes and groups at 10.00. Map of start area will be published on website before the Race and will be available at Race centre.
5. On course
5.1. Participant should keep to marked course. Running out of marked course will lead to disqualification.
5.2. Judges and electronic control stations are set along the course to control competition.
5.3. In case of serious injury participant should ask other runners to report to nearest judge. Medical assistance and evacuation will be arranged.
5.4. Time limit for 15 and 35 km competition - 8 hours.
5.5. Time limit for 70 km competition - 12,5 hours. Finish is closed at 22.30. Last loops might be done in darkness conditions - headlamp necessary.
5.6. As 70 km distance consists of four loops, control time for the third loop finish is set to 20:00. Runners delaying this control time are not allowed into final loop.
5.7. Snacks and drinks will be available on course in approximately 7–10 km intervals. Special table is arranged at Race Centre for competitors own drinks and food.
5.8. Trekking poles may be used by participants.
6.1. All runners completing 70 km distance receive traditional cast iron medals at finish line.
6.2. Prizes and diplomas are given to first three runners in each class and group. If there is less then eight competitors in group only first one will be awarded.
6.3. Medals/diplomas or Latvian championship in trail running 2019 are given to best three athletes representing Latvia.
6.4. Award ceremony is held not sooner as 1 hour after the finish of first three runners in group.
7.1. Protests must be presented in written form not later then 1 hour after participants finish time. Protest fee – 30 EUR – must be paid. If the protest is satisfied protest fee is repaid back.
To apply for participation in Race please fill registration form below and make participation fee payment. Fee details and account info - below.
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Applying to our sport event participant must be aware that:
1) This is a public event where photo and video filming will take place with subsequent publication for a wide range of purposes - mass media publications, social networks, personal galleries, etc.
2) Organisers need some personal data of the participants to ensure the correct conduct of the marathon and to be able to contact with participants.
Only personal data has been collected through the registration form when person is applying to the event we are organising. All personal data is handled according to the purpose of the acquisition, for example, to put participant into correct start group by age and gender, or to send pre-start newsletters and other important event information via e-mail. etc. After the event, all participants’ personal data not necessary for final ranking table is automatically deleted within 30 days.
IK Adventure Company has taken all necessary measures to ensure the protection of the personal data in accordance with the regulatory enactments in force in Latvia and to prevent their unjustified access to third parties.
Fields highlighted in red - mandatory.
Field City is optional. Name of city or county you live in and want to be associated.
Field Club or Team is optional. Leave blank if you do not want to publicly represent any.
If you want to register more than one participant, click on the Add Participant button. All additional participants will be automatically assigned the same club/team of the first one.
All amounts are per person.
Distance Paid till Aug 10 Paid till Sep 10 Paid till Sep 26 On–site at Race day Individual application 15 km EUR 20 EUR 25 EUR 30 EUR 40 36 km EUR 30 EUR 35 EUR 40 EUR 50 70 km EUR 40 EUR 45 EUR 50 EUR 60 Team application * 15 km EUR 18 EUR 23 EUR 28 - 36 km EUR 27 EUR 32 EUR 37 - 70 km EUR 37 EUR 42 EUR 47 - Juniors ** 15 km EUR 15 EUR 20 EUR 25 - 36 km EUR 20 EUR 25 EUR 30 - 70 km EUR 30 EUR 35 EUR 40 -
* – JUNIORS – persons born after January 1, 2001.
** – TEAM – 5 or more participants applying all together. All kind of teams are accepted: formal ones – running clubs, companies etc., and unformal as well – family, squad of friends etc.
Name: IK Adventure Company Reg. Nr: 40002116651 Address: 19-37 Dammes iela, Rīga, LV-1069 Bank: Swedbank AS SWIFT code: HABALV22 Account Nr: LV23HABA0551012398822
Please include team or participant name in participation fee payment notes!
If you need an invoice, please contact organisers by mail - info @ raid.lv.
See below list of registered participants! If you can not see previously registered participants name listed (name misspelling, wrong distance or gender, mistaken year of birth and all kind of mistakes) send note to e-mail: info @ raid.lv.
70 km, men
Surname Name Country City Club / Team Caune Kristaps LVA Suntaži Danovskis Alvis LVA Maksims Artis LVA Alūksne Marienburgas Vilki Jakovļevs Vitālijs LVA Cēsis www.endo.lv Sūna Kristaps LVA Rīga Blumbergs Normunds LVA Saulkrasti Birnbaums Rūdolfs LVA Sigulda Zehnder Lazdiņš Āris LVA Alūksne Marienburgas vilki Bartuševics Oskars LVA Ventilators Pūcītis Gatis LVA Mārupe Riga Ironman Team Rozis Roberts LVA Rīga Zālītis Kristaps LVA Grundzāle AVANTŪRISTS
70 km, women
Surname Name Country City Club / Team Krēmere Elīna LVA Rīga Mastitskaya Svetlana BLR Zīriuse Inta LVA VSK Noskrien / Noskrien Cēsis
35 km, men
Surname Name Country City Club / Team Kirilko Nauris LVA Auziņš Armands LVA Āgenskalns Riga Runners Upītis Kalvis LVA OMG, Kalvim jau 30 Boginskis Sergejs LVA Rīga MikroTik Dazarts Māris LVA Kuldiga marisraksta.com Sukackas Svajunas LTU Klaipėda Trail Kuršių Nerija
35 km, women
Surname Name Country City Club / Team Voitkeviča Karīna LVA Rīga Audere Silva LVA Priekuli
15 km, men
Surname Name Country City Club / Team Petzāle Mārcis LVA Cēsis Peak Body Ķerus Indulis LVA Rīga Bērziņš Andris LVA Rīga Zalāns Dāvids LVA Rīga www.davidszalans.lv Plots Gatis LVA Sigulda Hodžajevs Anrijs LVA Rīga
15 km, women
Surname Name Country City Club / Team Ķemere Zane LVA Baloži Riga adventure team Birnbauma Līga LVA Rīga Grausa Kristīne LVA Salacgrīva Vision of Mass Balanasa Kristīne LVA Sigulda Virsotne/MARMOT Banga Hodžajeva Dace LVA Rīga
There are three distances - mountain cross (15 km), half-marathon (35 km) and marathon (70 km).
Race course will be revealed on September 10.
Below you can see how it looked last year...
Race course map from 2018
Printable and interactive map can be seen at GPSies.com map service, links below. You can download GPS track in various formats. Apps available for both Android and iPhone mobile devices.
Two loop configurations was used in race:
A – small loop, 15,0 km. Interactive map here.
B – big loop, 20,3 km. Interactive map here.
Big loop uses same course as small loop plus there is extra distance added.
Order of track loops by distances:
15 km: A
35+ km: A + B
70+ km: A + B + B + A
Note. Map engine recalculates tracks, optimising number of track points. As a result it shows slightly less distance and climb meters as it is on real course.
Full ranking by groups and distances, split times at all time checkpoints on course can be seen in attachment here: res_skm2018_full
Format - Excel (.xlsx), switch between data sheets at bottom left corner
Full ranking by groups and distances, split times at all time checkpoints on course can be seen in attachment here: res_skm2017_full
Format - Excel (.xls), switch between data sheets at bottom left corner
Full results of the Race ranked by group in distance (xls file): rez_skm2016_all
Absolute ranking for marathon – 70 km, ITRA standart (xls file): res_mar16_70km_itra
Absolute ranking for half-marathon – 35 km, ITRA standart (xls file): res_mar16_35km_itra
Photo / Video
To be published after the Race.
Below some links to photos and videos from last years races.
SKM 2018 picture gallery by Mareks Gaļinovskis:
SKM 2017 album by Taku Skrējējs on FB: https://www.facebook.com/TakuSkrejejs/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1246381078739610
Great footage by Arnis Kuzmanis posted on FB: https://www.facebook.com/Arnis.Kuzmanis/videos/1183900095009189/
Finish of Līga Līce (70 km, 3rd overall) by Mareks Gaļinovskis: https://www.facebook.com/mareks.galinovskis/videos/10207735355597896/
10 minutes before the start... video by Mareks Gaļinovskis: https://www.facebook.com/mareks.galinovskis/videos/10207732517886955/