Sigulda Mountain Marathon 2024

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    Svētku laukums, Sigulda, Latvia.
    September 28, 2024, start time – 10:00.

    Organised by Biedrība Kalnkāpēju sporta centrs,
    in cooperation with IK Adventure Company.

    Organizer contacts:
    Phone: +371 2962 4863




    June 6. Race info published, application opened! More info about the race will follow. 

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    1. Distance

    1.1. Sigulda Mountain Marathon 2024 (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 (10-13 km), half-marathon (30-35 km) and marathon (67-73 km). Full distance parameters:

    DistanceReal length*Vertical climb*LoopsConfiguration
    10 km – mountain cross10-13 km400-500 m1see COURSE
    30 km – half-marathon30-35 km1300-1600 m2see COURSE
    70 km – marathon67-73 km2500-3200 m4see COURSE

    *note: closure of some park trails due to seasonal conditions may impact (change) 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 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
    V16S162007 – 2008May compete only in 10 km distance.
    V18S182004 – 2006
    V21S211985 – 2003
    V40S401975 – 1984
    V50S501965 – 1974
    V60S601964 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 25, 2024. 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 28, 2024 from 07.30 till 09.30. Race centre is located at Svētku laukums (square), Sigulda city. Finish is located at Race centre, but 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 mountain cross and half-marathon races – 8 hours.

    5.5. Time limit for marathon competition – 12,5 hours. Finish is closed at 22.30. Last loop might be done in darkness conditions - headlamp necessary.

    5.6. As marathon distance consists of four loops, control time for the third loop finish is set to 20:30. 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 receive race souvenir when reaching finish line, participants of the marathon distance receive traditional cast iron medals.

    6.2. At half-marathon and marathon distances 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 is awarded.

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

    6.4. There are no award ceremony and extra awards at mountain cross distance, except race souvenir for every finisher.

    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.


    Privacy policy is owned and maintained by IK Adventure Company.
    IK Adventure Company does not collect any personal data about homepage visitors without their consent.

    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.
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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 10Paid till Sep 25On–site at Race day
    Individual application
    10 kmEUR 20EUR 25EUR 30
    30 kmEUR 35EUR 40EUR 50
    70 kmEUR 50EUR 55EUR 60
    Team application *
    10 kmEUR 18EUR 23-
    30 kmEUR 32EUR 38-
    70 kmEUR 47EUR 53-
    Juniors **
    10 kmEUR 15EUR 20-
    30 kmEUR 30EUR 35-
    70 kmEUR 45EUR 50-

    *   – JUNIORS – persons born after January 1, 2006.
    ** – TEAM
    – 5 or more participants applying all together. All kind of teams are accepted: formal ones – running clubs, companies etc., and non formal 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
    Dzenis Juris LAT Sigulda Taku Skrējējs
    Melders Lauris LAT Bauska
    Pūgulis Jānis LAT Carnikava
    Rūsa Viktors LAT Tukums Tukums Skrien Kopā
    Rubīns Elvis LAT Sigulda

    70 km, women

    30 km, men

    SurnameNameCountryCityClub / Team
    Łojewski Mariusz POL Solec Kujawski

    30 km, women

    SurnameNameCountryCityClub / Team
    Bičuka Ance LAT Rīga
    Skrastiņa Vineta LAT Cēsis Noskrien Cēsis

    10 km, men

    SurnameNameCountryCityClub / Team
    Freibergs Andis LAT

    10 km, women

    SurnameNameCountryCityClub / Team
    Damroze Darja LAT Salaspils Damrozes /Suunto
    Lagzdiņa Margita LAT - -
    Jakuša Anda LAT Baloži

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    Race course will be published on September 10, 2024.

    For an example what it might look like, see race course from last year Race:


    There are three distances - mountain cross (10 km), anniversary distance (20 km) and marathon (70 km).

    Distance parameters:

    10 km: length – 10,8 km; ascent – 478 m.
    20 km: length – 20,1 km; ascent – 859 m.
    70 km: length – 70,4 km; ascent – 2819 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 published/real course.

    Two loop configurations is used in race: 

    A – small loop, 10,6 km (extra climb at start not included).
    AB – big loop, 19,9 km (extra climb at start not included).

    Big loop (AB) uses same course as small loop (A) plus there is extra 9,3 km distance (loop B) added.
    Order of track loops by distances:

    10 km:    A
    20 km:   AB
    70 km:   AB + AB + AB + A


    You can download GPS track here: 

    10 km – skm2023_10km
    20 km – skm2023_20km
    70 km – skm2023_70km

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    Will be available after the Race.






    Hall of fame: list of the winners

    2023Armane AgateEiduks Kārlis
    2022Meirēna LindaRonimoiss Andris
    2021Upmace-Grīviņa IevaKomass Toms
    2020Spundiņa AntraBiktimirovs Konstantins
    2019Puķīte IritaKumpiņš Ainārs
    2018Švilpe AneteRonimoiss Andris
    2017Švilpe AneteVadzis Artūrs
    2016Kirilova VivianaRumbenieks Andis
    2015Puķīte IritaPuriņš Mārtiņš
    2014Puķīte IritaRumbenieks Arnis
    2013Lina DacePuriņš Mārtiņš
    2012Zālīte IngaPuriņš Mārtiņš
    2011Kažemāka AnitaGrinius Gediminas / LT
    2010Traniņa DaceKrūmiņš Jānis
    2009Leitāne MāraKazakevičs Igors
    2008Liepiņa AnitaVeics Artūrs
    2007Traniņa DaceKazakevičs Igors
    2006**Sietiņsone LāsmaMežulis Ansis
    2005*Ozola BaibaKursinskis Kaspars
    2004*Ozola BaibaKursinskis Kaspars

    * – took place in Daugmale
    ** – took place in Ogre


    Detailed times at course control stations, splits – here: rez_SKM2023 (.xlsx file). Switch between data sheets at bottom left corner.


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


    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 2023 picture gallery by Zanda Stabiņa: Siguldas kalnu maratons 2023

    SKM 2023 picture gallery by Antons Kranga: Siguldas kalnu maratons 2023

    SKM 2022 picture gallery by Jānis Andersons: Siguldas kalnu maratons 2022

    SKM 2022 picture gallery by Antons Kranga: Siguldas kalnu maratons 2022

    SKM 2021 picture gallery by Agnese Vēze: 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:



    Videostory by Guntars Mankuss posted 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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