Sigulda Mountain Marathon 2022

Welcome to Sigulda Mountain Marathon 2022! Use menu below to find all info about our Race:

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    Place:Sigulda (Latvia), Svētku laukums
    Date:September 24, 2022
    Start time:10:00
    Organizer:Biedrība Kalnkapeju Sporta Centrs
    In cooperation with:IK Adventure Company
    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 3000 meters.


    Sep 26. Detailed results are available at section RESULTS.

    Sep 24. Marathon finished! And the winners are Linda Meirēna and Andris Ronimoiss! Thanks to all participants, supporters, volunteers! See you next year @SKM2023! 
    PS. Final ranking for all distances, groups available at section RESULTS.

    Sep 19. Pre-start bulletin published! All race day procedures explained:
    – check-in at event centre;
    – how to use time control chip;
    – start procedures;
    – examples of race course marking;
    – etc. 


    Sep 09. Race course published! Map and GPX tracks for download available in section COURSE

    Jun 22. Race info published, application opened! More info about the race will follow. 



    COVID-19 restrictions!
    Right now there are no restrictions for participation in Sigulda Mountain Marathon 2022 except ones for entering Latvia if you travel from abroad. Please check official informative page about the spread of COVID-19 in Latvia and travel restrictions:
    . Keep in mind that the rapidly changing conditions due to COVID-19 may enforce restrictions for public gatherings even at the last moment. We will keep you updated in case of changes.

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    1. Distance

    1.1. Sigulda Mountain Marathon 2022 (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:

    DistanceReal length*Vertical climb*LoopsConfiguration
    15 km – mountain cross14-16 km600-700 m1see COURSE
    35 km – half–marathon34-36 km1300-1600 m2see COURSE
    70 km – marathon68-72 km2500-3200 m4see COURSE

    *note: closure of some park trails due to seasonal conditions may impact distance parameters even on race day morning.

    1.3. Course is marked with red/white tape and direction arrows. Judges are set along the course.

    1.4. Electronic timing system is used.

    2. Participants

    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:

    MenWomenYear of birthNotes
    V16S162005 – 2006May compete only in 15 km distance.
    V18S182002 – 2004
    V21S211983 – 2001
    V40S401973 – 1982
    V50S501963 – 1972
    V60S601962 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. Application

    3.1. Application in advance may be done till September 21, 2022. 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. Start

    4.1. Participants register in Race centre on September 24, 2022 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 start area opens. 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. Awards

    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. Award ceremony is held not sooner as 1 hour after the finish of first three runners in group.

    7. Protests

    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.

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    To apply for participation in Race please fill registration form below and make participation fee payment. Fee details and account info - below.

    On-line application has been closed! 
    Application still can be done on site at race centre on event day, before the race. 



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    Registration form

    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.

    Participation fee

    All amounts are per person.

    DistancePaid till Sep 11Paid till Sep 22On–site at Race day
    Individual application
    15 kmEUR 25EUR 30EUR 40
    35 kmEUR 35EUR 40EUR 50
    70 kmEUR 45EUR 50EUR 60
    Team application *
    15 kmEUR 23EUR 28-
    35 kmEUR 32EUR 37-
    70 kmEUR 42EUR 47-
    Juniors **
    15 kmEUR 20EUR 25-
    35 kmEUR 25EUR 30-
    70 kmEUR 35EUR 40-

    *   – JUNIORS – persons born after January 1, 2004.
    ** – 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.

    Account info

    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 organizers by mail - info @

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    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 @





    70 km, men

    SurnameNameCountryCityClub / Team
    Gulua Olegs 13 Tbilisi / Isostar
    Ronimoiss Andris LVA Supervaroņi
    Opincāns Aigars LVA Rīga
    Avotiņš Māris LVA Rīga
    Pētersons Miks LVA Supervaroņi / Ultrataka
    Ņebogatihs Vjačeslavs LVA ELEME
    Sukaruks Jānis LVA Rīga
    Rosickis Andris LVA
    Lūsis Ervīns LVA Rīga Lūši
    Bāliņš Andris LVA Jelgava
    Jasāns Alberts LVA Rīga
    Adijāns Kaspars LVA Mežpils
    Čunka Valdis LVA Rīga Riga Adventure Team / Mežpils
    Bremze Edgars LVA Ogres novads Izturība
    Bērziņš Mārtiņš LVA Rīga Supervaroņi
    Muško Dainis LVA Jaunpils Kartavkalnu buki
    Kokorevičs Edgars LVA Valmiera VSK Burkānciems & Co
    Kažmers Arturs LVA Valmiera VSK Burkānciems & Co
    Ceriņš Kristaps LVA Valmiera VSK Burkānciems & Co
    Mālbergs Arnis LVA VSK Noskrien
    Mūrnieks Arnis LVA Zaķumuiža
    Bundzinieks Aigars LVA Vaive
    Kalējs Aigars LVA Cēsis Virsotne / Marmot
    Vecvagaris Matīss LVA Liepāja
    Ģērmanis Kaspars LVA Rīga
    Plaudis Mārtiņš LVA Sigulda Supervaroņi / Ultrataka
    Sokolovskis Māris LVA Rīga Supervaroņi / Ultrataka
    Pupurs Andrejs LVA
    Dzenis Juris LVA Sigulda Taku Skrējējs
    Spūlis Aivars LVA Ogre Izturība
    Jegorovs Igors LVA Sigulda
    Verdens Žans LVA Zaķumuiža
    Vanags Atis LVA Rubene
    Limanāns Dainis LVA Sāviena Rieksti
    Urtāns Jurģis LVA Jēkabpils novads Ineses dēļ
    Lunts Armands LVA Rīga
    Janovs Paulis LVA Sigulda Siguldas Takas
    Andersons Jānis LVA Babītes pagasts Ultrabārda76
    Rozis Roberts LVA Rīga
    Martinovs Igors LVA Ogre Skrien Dillēs!
    Lubāns Gatis LVA Rīga
    Kanna Kristaps LVA Rīga persistence
    Gailis Emīls LVA Rīga Selonija
    Punāns Oskars LVA Ludza
    Čehovičs Kristaps LVA Ramata
    Rubīns Elvis LVA

    70 km, women

    SurnameNameCountryCityClub / Team
    Kigitoviča Vizma LVA Medemciems
    Roze Sanita LVA Rīga Maratona Klubs
    Meirēna Linda LVA Rīga Legs Miserables
    Kraule Marija LVA Liepāja Gājputni
    Zīriuse Inta LVA Noskrien Cēsis

    35 km, men

    SurnameNameCountryCityClub / Team
    Sīlis Viesturs LVA Rīga Reliģija
    Kaļva Mārtiņš LVA Rīga
    Jankovskis Ivars LVA Rīga Reliģija
    Saavedra Ignacio 15 Montevideo WARI Smoothies
    Gromovs Sandis LVA Salacgrīva avanTūristi
    Bergšteins Māris LVA Salacgrīva avanTūristi
    Zimackis Viesturs LVA Rīga
    Judkin Aleksandr LVA Rīga
    Bitenieks Alvis LVA Rīga Riga Wood Baltic
    Groza Gatis LVA Rīga
    Saulītis Mikus LVA Inčukalns
    Šteinbergs Kristaps LVA Rīga Legs Miserables
    Nāgelis Jānis LVA Rīga Mona
    Bērziņš Gints LVA Ikšķile
    Ende Māris LVA Salacgrīva avanTūristi
    Ozoliņš Arvīds LVA Rīga
    Deičmanis Ivo LVA
    Krēvics Kaspars LVA Drusti Noskrien Cēsis
    Kronbergs Dainis LVA Rīga Tukums
    Nikolajevs Oļegs LVA Rīga Rīgas Sēņotāji
    Dūdiņš Dzintars LVA Sigulda Mansardi
    Germovs Arvīds LVA
    Zvagulis Ričards LVA Rīga OK Ziemeļkurzeme
    Bruners Kristaps LVA Sigulda Sigulda
    Birums Mārtiņš LVA Valmiera VSK Burkānciems & Co
    Pūcītis Artis LVA Ādaži SSK Bebra
    Voitovs Artjoms LVA Rīga
    Kļaviņš Mārtiņš LVA
    Danovskis Alvis LVA Rīga Supervaroņi / Ultrataka
    Jevdokimovs Aleksejs LVA Rīga
    Alliks Valters LVA
    Kanenbergs Kristofers LVA Garkalne Scott Running Latvia
    Žagata Mikus LVA Alūksne Marienburgas vilki
    Biders Toms LVA Legs Miserables
    Zilvers Jānis LVA Siguldas Takas
    Jansons Māris LVA Sigulda Ozons OK
    Ābelīte Arnis LVA Salaspils Virsotne / Marmot
    Zinbergs Māris LVA Sigulda Supervaroņi / Siguldas Takas
    Šulcs Rubens LVA Smiltene Supervaroņi / OK Azimuts
    Daugulis Edgars LVA Sigulda Virsotne/Marmot
    Bergs Valdis LVA
    Lerhs Ingvars LVA Talsi
    Lācis Kaspars LVA Sigulda Siguldas Takas

    35 km, women

    SurnameNameCountryCityClub / Team
    Sīle Linda LVA Rīga Reliģija
    Kārkliņa Ilva LVA Sigulda
    Berga Madara LVA Rīga
    Kārkliņa Kristīne LVA Rīga Supervaroņi / Ultrataka
    Zīriuse Ieva LVA Rīga Supervaroņi / Ultrataka
    Tora Aiga LVA Rīga Supervaroņi / Ultrataka
    Pundure Dace LVA Supervaroņi
    Ende Laura LVA Salacgrīva avanTūristi
    Močāne Baiba LVA Salacgrīva Amber race / AvanTūristi
    Kokoreviča Inese LVA Valmiera VSK Burkānciems & Co
    Gulbinska Egija LVA Juno Runners
    Pupure Jolanta LVA Rīga
    Puķīte Irita LVA Saulkrasti Supervaroņi / Ultrataka
    Zvīdriņa Ilze LVA Rīga
    Baļčūne Iveta LVA Rīga OK Kāpa
    Urtāne Ērika LVA Jēkabpils novads Ineses dēļ
    Lancere Linda LVA Valmiera
    Skrastiņa Vineta LVA Cēsis Noskrien Cēsis
    Žogota Kristīne LVA
    Dmitrijeva Jekaterina LVA Dreiliņi

    15 km, men

    SurnameNameCountryCityClub / Team
    Zuļģis Kalvis LVA
    Dambrovs Oskars LVA
    Stonka Kārlis LVA
    Ozoliņš Andis LVA Saulkrasti
    Renner Emil DEU Cologne Riga Wild Runners
    Pētersons Edgars LVA Rīga
    Veģeris Francis Daniels LVA Sigulda Baltijas Triatlona Klubs
    Dukaļskis Eliss LVA Sigulda
    Jakovels Gints LVA Rīga Empowered to Win
    Sabo-Bar Guy LVA Ērgļi Ērgļi
    Sīpols Ainis LVA Rauna
    Petzāle Mārcis LVA Cēsis
    Stürmer Max DEU Riga Wild Runners
    Ozoliņš Jānis LVA OZO Fitness
    Saveļjevs Viktors LVA Alūksne Supervaroņi / Ultrataka
    Šteiners Ansis LVA Alūksne Marienburgas Vilki
    Reiniks Renārs LVA
    Ertmanis Kārlis LVA Ādaži
    Ozols Jānis LVA Rīga RigaTrailRunners
    Liepiņš Zigmārs LVA Turaida SK Pantera
    Mežulis Ansis LVA Jūrmala Jūrmalas skrējēju klubs
    Žeibe Artūrs LVA Ropaži SK Mīkstās Zilās Pēdiņas
    Kronbergs Normunds LVA Rīga Tukums
    Seipulis Andris LVA Rīga Ložņa
    Indričāns Oļģerts LVA Rēzekne Rēzekne
    Katkovskis Māris LVA Līgatne
    Rērihs Krišjānis LVA Rīga
    Valatka Andrius 2 Prienai OSK "Šilas"
    Žumburs Gints LVA Rīga Legs Miserables
    Silgals Kalvis LVA Rīga Surikati / Eveko poligrāfija
    Ukass Jānis LVA Valmiera VSK Burkānciems & Co
    Līdums Sandris LVA Valmiera VSK Burkānciems & Co
    Rudītis Rolands LVA Valmiera VSK Burkānciems & Co
    Žogots Kristaps LVA Sigulda
    Kovaļevskis Deniss LVA Valmiera
    Skrulis Kristaps LVA Sigulda Rīgas mērnieku birojs
    Norenbergs Sandris LVA Rīga
    Rudzītis Mārtiņš LVA Sigulda Green Grass
    Vunģis Edgars LVA Sigulda Garām ejot /
    Šaboha Jurijs LVA
    Dazarts Māris LVA Rīga
    Jermacāns Ainārs LVA

    15 km, women

    SurnameNameCountryCityClub / Team
    Birnbauma Līga LVA Rīga
    Veide Lāsma LVA Rīga
    Puķīte Laura LVA Sigulda Draugiem Group
    Vilcāne Kristīne LVA Baldone
    Šica Evija LVA Rauna
    Domracheva Ekaterina LVA Rīga OZO Fitness
    Rudzīte Diāna LVA Jelgava
    Brannlund Malin 4 Riga Wild Runners
    Lung Juline DEU Riga Wild Runners
    Bakai Ester 4 Riga Wild Runners
    Tergau Katharina DEU Riga Wild Runners
    Maloletnikova Olga LVA Rīga
    Žukovska Santa LVA Supervaroņi / Ultrataka
    Kabaļina Elīna LVA Iecava Supervaroņi / Ultrataka
    Romanova Valentīna LVA Rīga Supervaroņi / Ultrataka
    Veinberga Diāna LVA Mārupe
    Meikšāne Agnese LVA Rīga
    Sekace Kristīne LVA Rīga Kustību telpa
    Zāģere Annija LVA Rīga OZO Fitness
    Rēriha Monta LVA
    Berķe Laura LVA Rīga Auseklis IK
    Kalniņa Daiga LVA Rīga
    Cepliša Ieva LVA Rīga
    Rutkovska Simona LVA Rīga Supervaroņi / Ultrataka
    Grīnberga Linda LVA Rīga Supervaroņi / Ultrataka
    Tilta-Kūma Zane LVA Rīga
    Kāpiņa Inga LVA Sigulda
    Hodžajeva Dace LVA Rīga
    Tihonova Anna LVA Rīga
    Labsvīra Liene LVA Sigulda
    Taurene Evija LVA Cēsis Noskrien Cēsis
    Stonka Daina LVA
    Lagzdiņa Margita LVA -

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    There are three distances - mountain cross (15 km), half-marathon (35 km) and marathon (70 km).

    Distance parameters:

    15 km: length – 14,8 km; ascent – 620 m.
    35 km: length – 34,8 km; ascent – 1380 m.
    70 km: length – 69,4 km; ascent – 2670 m.

    Note. Map engines, mobile applications recalculate tracks, optimizing number of track points. So depending of the device/technology used there may be slight variations in distance and ascent meters as it is on real course.

    Two loop configurations is used in race: 

    A – small loop, 14,6 km (extra climb at start not included).
    AB – big loop, 20,1 km.

    Big loop (AB) uses same course as small loop (A) plus there is extra 5,5 km distance (loop B) added.
    Order of track loops by distances:

    15 km:    A
    35 km:   A + AB
    70 km:   A + AB + AB + A


    You can download GPS track here: 

    15 km – skm2022_15km
    35 km – skm2022_35km
    70 km – skm2022_70km

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    Detailed times at course control stations, splits – here: rez_SKM2022 (.xlsx file). Switch between data sheets at bottom left corner.



    Final ranking – below. Detailed times at course control stations, splits – here: rez_SKM2021 (.xlsx file).


    Full ranking by groups and distances, split times at all time checkpoints on course can be seen in attachment here: rez_SKM2020
    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_final_SKM19
    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_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

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    Photo / Video


    To be published after the Race.
    Below some links to photos and videos from last years races.


    SKM 2021 picture gallery by Agnese Vēze: Siguldas kalnu maratons 2021

    SKM 2021 picture gallery by Jānis Andersons: Siguldas kalnu maratons 2021

    SKM 2021 picture gallery by Antons Kranga:
    Siguldas kalnu maratons 2021

    SKM 2020 picture gallery by Agnese Vēze:
    Siguldas kalnu maratons 2020

    SKM 2020 picture gallery by Antons Kranga:
    Siguldas kalnu maratons 2020

    SKM 2019 picture gallery by Mareks Gaļinovskis:

    SKM 2018 picture gallery by Mareks Gaļinovskis:

    SKM 2017 album by Ralfs Jumiķis:

    SKM 2017 album by Taku Skrējējs on FB:



    Great footage by Arnis Kuzmanis posted on FB:

    Finish of Līga Līce (70 km, 3rd overall) by Mareks Gaļinovskis:

    10 minutes before the start... video by Mareks Gaļinovskis:


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