Velomarathon 2017 has started! Registration for the eight cycling festival is open. The largest cycling fiesta in the Baltics will take plane in the most spectacular streets of Vilnius on the 20th of August.
‘The start is given. Mark the date – Sunday, August 20th. Velomarathon will be full of new things that will impress both participants and spectators, as well’, said Benediktas Vanagas, head of the National Automobile Club, that runs Velomarathon.
Registration for the Velomarathon 2017 is free for amateurs and children for the first two months, until June 19th.
Participants of ERGO Amateurs heat can choose 10, 20 or 30 km distance. Children will have to complete 2,5 km. The participants of these heats will not race.
Men Professionals (Toyota SPORT heat) will race 100 km, women will have to complete 50 km. Special Toyota SEMI-SPORT heat starts together with the professionals in 50 km track.
2 400 riders took part in the first Velomarathon in 2010. At that time it became the largest mass sports event in Lithuania. Last year Velomarathon had more than 10 000 participants.
Registration for the Velomarathon 2017 is open online http://www.velomaratonas.lt/en/registration/.
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American company „Amway“ for the third time is an offcial sponsor of one of the biggest sport event in Lithuania, which will take place on the 23rd August in Vilnius city centre. Company continues its tradition to support young sportsmen and encourage active lifestyle in the society as a whole. For the „Velomarathon 2015“ „Amway“ have created an initiative, where all people are invited to gather their town team with as many members as possible, to participate in the event and win SKATEPARK for their community. Amway will donate 5 000USD for building SKATEPARK.
“Velomarathon 2015” will start on August 23th (Sunday) in Vilnius city centre. This attractive event invites everyone: from young ones to true dedicated veterans of cycling. No matter if you ride every day or if you pull your bike out for a spin just once a year – this is definitely a must-attend event!
“Velomarathon 2015” offers different heats for: children, hobbyists and sportsmen/sportswomen. Interesting track is also a unique opportunity to ride along with your family, friends, colleagues and fellow cyclists in the empty streets of Vilnius city!
It became a tradition, that leading persons of Lithuanian Republic are attending “Velomarathon”. We are honoured that the President of Lithuanian Republic – Mrs. Dalia Grybauskaitė as well as other main political and business figures supported our values and ideas and attended the event themselves.
Apart from hobbyist riders, we also invite sportsmen and sportswomen from other countries. The event provides a strong competition and overall winner of “Velomarathon” is given a cup from the hands of Prime Minister of Lithuanian Republic.
The event is also a nice way for a short holiday at Vilnius city, providing you various activities in the one of greenest European capitals especially in summertime!