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Info and Rules


on the Christmas carnival race “Maratonul de Craciun”

22 December 2019

1. Goals and objectives of the race

The night costume race is held with the aim of promoting running, healthy lifestyle, as well as general fun and festive pastime in the company of friends and family.

2. Organization and conduct of the competition

The organization and conduct of the competition is carried out by the first women's forum in Moldova, Mama.md, and the Public sports organization Sporter

3. Competition discipline

Non-competitive race – Maratonul de Craciun. Race distance — 3 km. It is necessary to overcome the distance in 1 hour and collect as many gifts as possible at scheduled checkpoints.

4. Date and location

Chisinau, start and finish point – the Great National Assembly Square.

Date and time: 22 December 2019, from 09:30 to 15:00. The start will be given at 12:00.

5. Competition schedule

The race is due on 22 December 2019.

The general start will be given at 12:00.

●  09:30 -11:30 – Issuance of participant numbers  

●   11:30 – Opening speech of the president of the public sports organization Sporter

●  11:40 – Warm-up

●  11:50 – Starting lineup

●  12:00 – General start

●  13:00 – Finish

●  13:20-14:00 – Awarding of the winners in the “best costume”


6. Race participants and distance

Anybody interested in running, without age restrictions, can take part in the Maratonul de Crăciun race.

Race distance is 3 km.

The start of the race will be given in the Great National Assembly Square. The course will follow along Stefan cel Mare Bd. up to the intersection with Ismail St., will turn on Ismail St. and will follow along Stefan cel Mare Bd. backwards to the Great National Assembly Square.

7. Terms of participation

Anybody can take part in the race. The only condition for participation is wearing a thematic costume.

Participants have to register in advance at the official event website craciun.md. Registration is considered complete only after full payment.

Participation cost

Maratonul de Crăciun 2019: 

200 MDL (≈10 EURO) – before 07.12.2019,

300 MDL (≈15 EURO) – beginning with  08.12.2019 - 22.12.2019

Payment methods:

-   Online by credit card

-   By cash at the office of Sporter organization (28/1, Calea Orheiului St.)

-   By Qiwi, Mpay, MMPS, RunPay payment terminals.

Each participant receives a starter package, which contains a participant number, a Christmas cap and a gift box.

8. Running the competition

The competition must be run according to the terms and conditions of the present Regulation. Competitors must be aware of the terms and conditions. The Organizing Committee reserves the right to make its own decisions in unforeseen situations.

9. Awarding of the winners

At the finish line, each participant will receive a souvenir medal.

Additionally, a poll will be carried out to identify the coolest character (costume) and award prizes provided by race partners.

10. Event maintenance

Police, emergency medical care, traffic police inspectorate.


●Additional information:

Tel.: +373 79 996 985 - Olga

E-mail: event@sporter.md