April 8, 2022

Baku Marathon-2022 to be held on the initiative of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation

On May 15th, the Baku Marathon-2022 will be held on the initiative of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. Launched for the first time in 2016, the Baku Marathon aims at supporting the development of sports, and promoting a healthy lifestyle.


Held under the slogan “Win the Wind” for the fifth time, the Baku Marathon will this time be held along a different route. Both the start and the finish points will be on the State Flag Square, and the marathon, covering a 21-km distance, would be held on the following route: the State Flag Square – the Seaside Boulevard – the Baku International Seaport - the Neftchiler Avenue – the Baku White City Boulevard – the Khagani Rustamov Street – the Baku White City Boulevard – the 8th November Avenue, part of the Yusif Safarov Street – intersection of the Afiyaddin Jalilov and the Uzeir Hajibeyli streets, the Uzeir Hajibeyli Street crossing the Javanshir Bridge – the Neftchiler Avenue (The Government House, the Museum Centre, the Puppet Theatre, the Maiden Tower, the Azneft Square) - the Baku Cable Railway, the Bayil Square, the Bibiheybat Road (the Water Sport Palace) and, moving along the Seaside Boulevard (back of the Water Sport Palace, the Baku Crystal Hall) – the State Flag Square.


Registration to participate in the competition will continue until May 10th. Persons over the age of 18 may apply to registration stations arranged at trade centres of Baku city (28 Mall, Ganjlik Mall, Deniz Mall) or the website of the Baku Marathon-2022 - In order to get registered, they need to complete the relevant questionnaire, provide a copy of the ID card (students are required to provide a copy of the student’s ticket in addition), and pay the specified participation fee. Participation fee for natural persons is 20 AZN. Those joining corporately, may apply by writing to the email: [email protected].


As the funds to be paid by students will be covered by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, no payment will be required from them while getting registered.