Race day

Getting there

Start area is located near Yuzhnoe Sportivnoe Yadro at Olympic complex "Luzhniki".

Please use metro station Vorobyovy gory (Line 1 Red), after the escalators to the right, leaving the station turn left, follow the signs. There will be no car parking facilities near the start.

Start and finish area First Run 2016 (.png)

Changing tents

For your convenience, male and female changing tents are available in the start area.

Please do not leave your items unattended.

Bag storage

Bag storage is located in the start area.

For bag drop-off please use wristband and sticker with number, which you received with your bib number. Put the sticker on the bag and tie a wristband with the same number around your wrist.

Do not put any valuable or fragile items in your bag. We recommend you to keep your valuables, such as hotel card, mobile phone with you or with friends or family. The organisers are not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged items.


The race will start in 5 waves. Your net running time will start to be recorded when you cross the start line. Follow directions from race officials and volunteers at all times for a safe and orderly start to the race.

Please mind your fellow runners when you change lanes or spit. Please take care not to endanger others or yourself. In order to be able to hear your fellow runners of volunteers we ask you to run without music headphones. Doing so you also won’t miss any cheers from the spectators.

No animals or wheeled vehicles/devices of any kind are allowed on the course. No wheeled vehicles are allowed to accompany the runners along the course. Anyone who disregards this rule will be disqualifed and removed from the course.

Start waves

The start will be divided into 5 waves designated by letters A, B, C, D, E. You can start in any wave. Please choose the correct wave according to your expected finish time, start steadily and you will be much more likely to enjoy your run. If you are running in an elaborate fancy-dress costume, you must position yourself at the rear of wave E so as not to impede other runners who want to run as fast as they can.

Medical aid

Medical aid will be located at the start/finish area and along the course. Please do not hesitate to contact any medical personnel if you are having difficulties – we appreciate you doing so. If you need medical aid, you may to ask any volunteer or fellow runners to an emergency call for you.


Your net time will be registered once your cross the finish line. Please do not remain standing on the finish line, but continue walk slowly to the end of the finish area.

If you are feeling unwell, please ask for the medical aid straight away.

After the finish you will recieve drinking water.

Timing and results

Your result will be measured with Chronotrack timing system. The timing chip is on your race number. Please put your race number on the chest. Do not bend, crumple or fold it, do not keep the race number next to any magnets – it may damage the chip resulting in the loss of your personal result.

Your net running time will be recorded when you cross the start and finish lines.

Within 5 hours after the last runner finish you will receive a text message and email with your draft result. The final official results list will be available online at this website.

Main Partner
Official Timer
Official Partners
Charity partner
Organising Committee