The Christmas Marathon (Carnival race) is the non-competitive, fancy-dress race for the whole family, which runs through the main streets of Chisinau on the eve of the Christmas holidays and the New Year celebration.
Carnival race will take place on the 18th of December, 2016, for the 4th time, and the race participants will get new surprises and gifts from the organizers and partners of the event.
This Marathon is open for each interested person, any family or group of friends. The main condition is the presence of a fancy dress or a character costume. Namely Santas, fairies, elves, Batmen, Spidermen, Supermen and other fairy tales and comic books characters should be running through this magic 3 km distance and gather a huge number of gifts throughout the entire route. By the way, the youngest participants would have the opportunity to ride the track on a bicycle, roller skates, scooters and mobile equipment.
Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of the fairy tale, which will visit the city of Chisinau. Come with your family wearing fancy dresses to the central square of the capital at 10:00, where everybody will receive a membership number and festive cap from the race organizers. Make sure to register your team on the website craciun.md.
The start will be announced on the central square of Chisinau at 12:00. Starting from the first kilometer, the participants should collect lots of gifts that will be handed out by the elves on the 3 -kilometer distance. And the participants, who will reach the finish line, will get a symbolic medal and a commemorative diploma of participation.
As the participants will be returning with gifts, the Jury will determine the candidates for the title – The best Costume of the Carnival race. The winner will get precious gifts from the partners of the event.
The Carnival race will close with a musical concert with the participation of the Moldavian stars.
Pay your attention, that only 1,000 people will be allowed to participate in the race, who have registered in advance on the website craciun.md. The participation is paid – 50 lei (the payment should be done on the 18th of December, on the square).
We wait for you on the 18th of December in the center of Chisinau. And namely you, your family, will transform Chisinau in a real fairy tale!