HeidelbergCement – TbilisiMarathon 2015
Exclusively for this event the traffic roads leading to the central streets will be blocked for the race. Another novelty is that for the first time TbilisiMarathon offers races for the Kids – 500 m. run for 6-11 year old children and 1000 m. run for minors aged 12-15.
Aged over 16 can compete, at Half Marathon, as well as at 10km run. The Half Marathon and 10km run will be held fairly, with full compliance to international standards, since results of TbilisiMarathon races will be counted by the traditional partner – German Company “Mika timing” international recognized “Official Timekeeping and Data Processing” system.
TbilisiMarathon is held with the assistance of Tbilisi City Hall, Embassy of Germany in Georgia and Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of Georgia. The project is promoted internationally, by Austrian company Sporturlaub, which provides the wide range of touristic services to the overseas guests for the Half Marathon.
The objective is to promote and establish healthy lifestyle to share and to encourage the social responsibility among people and companies. The fund raised by TbilisiMarathon 2014 through the registration process were doubled by HeidelbergCement and in total of 31 260 GEL was used for “Bediani Children’s Center” renovation and Improvement project, therefore, by tradition, HeidelbergCement will double money gathered from registration process for TbilisiMarathon 2015 and will implement it for Expansion and further development of the existing conditions of “the center for persons with limited abilities” located in city of Rustavi.
Besides, TbilisiMarathon was listed as an official member of The Association of International Marathons and Distance races (AIMS), this year. As a result, TbilisiMarathon is the first in Caucasus, to hold the international status.
TbilisiMarathon success was reached by the assistance of Mr. Peter Gotwald, professional runner and trainer, who possesses wide range of experience with organizing international marathons and is a director at sport organization, Smartrunning.
TbilisiMarathon, the social project organized by HeidelbergCement, is increasingly gaining popularity by the every year, among the participants there are visitors from more than 30 countries, embassy representatives, and government and business officials. Up to 3000 participants are expected to visit TbilisiMarathon, which is important, not just for the healthy lifestyle, but also for the tourism development.
Registration process for TbilisiMarathon 2015 has already started! To register please visit, www.tbilisimarathon.ge