Yerevan Marathon

5 (2 Reviews)
Yerevan, Armenia
28 Apr, 2024 (Sun)
Event size: 1000 - 4999 participants (Max 5000 participants)

Running

1 km, 2.1 km, 10 km, 21.097 km, 42.195 km

About the event

Experience the excitement of the Armbrok Yerevan Marathon, a popular long-distance running event held annually in the lively capital of Armenia. This event has grown from its predecessor, the Yerevan Half Marathon, first organized in 2015 and now includes both full and shorter distances. Organized by the Arm Marathon Foundation, Yerevan City Administration, and TriClub multisport club, this race attracts participants from all around the world. The starting line is located near the iconic Republic square, and the route takes runners through the charming streets of Yerevan, as well as the scenic Hrazdan River gorge. The course is accurately measured and certified by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS), ensuring top-quality results for all participants. Don't miss your chance to be a part of the Armbrok Yerevan Marathon and explore this beautiful city on foot.

Races offered by this event

Marathon

28 Apr, 2024 (Sun) - 08:00
Running
42.195 km
Solo
On site
Road
Timed

12 km

28 Apr, 2024 (Sun) - 09:00
Running
10 km
Solo
On site
Road

1 km Kids Run

28 Apr, 2024 (Sun) - 09:00
Running
1 km
Solo
On site
Road

5 km

28 Apr, 2024 (Sun) - 09:00
Running
2.1 km
Solo
On site
Road

Half Marathon

28 Apr, 2024 (Sun) - 10:00
Running
21.097 km
Solo
On site
Road

Course details

Course highlights

Start and finish at Shahumyan square in the center of Yerevan, Armenia, the course takes through the central streets into Hrazdan river gorge with nature scenery.

Start address

Vazgen Sargsyan Street, Yerevan, Armenia

Finish address

Vazgen Sargsyan Street, Yerevan, Armenia

Route map

route map

What’s included in entry

These are included in your entry
Finisher medal
Event T-shirts
Toilets
Goodie bag
E-certificate/e-diploma
Nutrition Stations
Video Service
Expo entry
Drink Stations
Bag drop
Timing chip (single use)
Photo Service
Pre-race meal
Pacers
Dressing rooms
Medical Assistance

Frequently Asked Questions

Reviews

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Mihran Aynedjian
Oct 2017
21 km

The route was so scenic and with amazing landscapes. The organization was really good and the atmosphere was very pleasant with lots of tourist/expat/foreign runners. I would surely participate again without a doubt :)

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Gevorg Ghazaryan
Country flag of AM

That was the first 10k for me that I trained hard for. The result was not so satisfying but that was the restart point for me.

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Interview: The Inaugural Yerevan Half Marathon in Armenia

26 Aug, 2015 (Wed)

Credit : Yerevan Half Marathon Hello, on October 4th 2015, you’ll be organizing the Yerevan Half Marathon. Can you tell us where it is located? The Yerevan Half Marathon will happen on October 4th, 2015. It will be located in Yerevan, capital of Armenia. This will be the first edition of the event. Why did you decide to organize it? We are a number of long-distance running enthusiasts, while we have participated in a number of half marathons and marathons ourselves, we could not live with the idea that our hometown does not have a long-distance event for itself. When we approached with this suggestion Yerevan city administration, they have welcomed the idea and supported us in every way. §staticmap(48567,5,800,400) What kind of route have you set up for the runners? How would you describe it? Our 21 km route is certified by AIMS. The start of the race for all distances will be at the very center of the Yerevan-Republic Square. The route goes in one loop, through picturesque streets of the city center, continues in Hrazdan river gorge, and return to Republic square, no part of the route repeats itself. Although Yerevan has some elevation, we found the flattest possible sections, combining them with sightseeing opportunities for the runners. What are the distances on the agenda? 21.1 km, 10 km, 2 km and 1 km kids run. This is a race for entire family; everyone can find a comfortable distance. How many runners do you expect on Sunday morning? What type of runners do you plan to attract? For the first year we plan to see 2,000 runners. We welcome both beginners and Elite runners from all over the world. The culture of running is new in Armenia, but we already have quite a group of local runners, we also have runners from 17 other countries, including Georgia, Russia, European countries, USA and many others. We offer prize fund for the best runners, The absolute three winners of Half Marathon (21km) will be awarded with prizes of $2,000, $1,500 and $1,000, both men and women. A smaller fund will be awarded to 10K winners. Credit : Yerevan Half Marathon At that time of the year, what kind of weather can we expect? This is the best season in Armenia, when the weather is mild but still sunny, temperatures of around 20 degrees. Have you planned festivities around the event? We have planned festivities before, during and after the race to introduce runners to Armenia’s culture, history and cuisine. This includes the Armenian style pasta party, entertainment in the start and finish area and on the route. The race finished, what advice would you give a runner who has never been to Yerevan before? A good restaurant, a fancy sightseeing? We recommend the following restaurants for Armenian food Salon Armenian Dolmama Kharberd in Tufenkyan hotel Anush in Republica hotel The Club Artashi mot (popular but tasty fast-food :-)) If you look for good pasta places we recommend Provence Ankyun La Cucina Pasta and Wine La Piazza Credit : Yerevan Half Marathon You can find numerous places for breakfast, among which Green Bean cafes we think are the best. As for the sightseeing, Armenia is called a museum under open air. If your stay is short make sure to visit at least a few places in Yerevan: Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts * Matenadaran Cascade with its Cafesjian Center for the Arts Republic Square History Museum of Armenia National Art Gallery Erebuni Town-Fortress Vernissage open-air market Yerevan Brandy Company Ervand Kochar Museum Sergei Paradjanov Museum Victory park and the Mother Armenia monumental statue Armenian Genocide memorial complex Tsitsernakaberd and the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute In a single sentence, what would you tell the readers of ahotu Marathons to make them register for the Yerevan Half Marathon? Come to participate in the historical first race of Yerevan Half Marathon! Enjoy the best season of the country, beautiful city, wonderful food and hospitality. If you are an elite athlete, challenge yourself for the prize fund that Yerevan Half Marathon is offering. Credit : Yerevan Half Marathon Interview with Anahit Aadamyan, Event Co-organizer. The Half Marathon is organized by Yerevan City Administration, Repat Armenia Foundation, Orange Fitness Premium Club, Austrian Airlines, Converse Bank and other organizations, Panarmenian media group being the information partner and Orange Fitness Premium Club the General Sponsor of the event. With his co-organizer Anna Sharoyan, Anahit has built a great team worth mentioning: Nana Abelyan, Arman Ajemyan, Vaagn Toukharian, David Hayrapetyan, Irina Ghaplanyan, Tamar Giragossian, as well as professionals in marketing and project management, sports events and marathon timing. Anahit has run several half Marathons and now trains for her first marathon. Experienced marathon runners and triathletes, Ironman finishers are part of the team and they all dream of bringing the culture of long-distance running to Armenia.
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