Useful information 2019

Information about the competition

  • Sibiu International Marathon is an open competition (male and female). For the same TeamRun could register both male and female.
  • The time limits are: 1 hour for the Visma Cross, 2 hours for the Zacaria 10k, 3 hours for the  Half Marathon, 6 hours for the Continental Marathon and 35 min for the Squad Race.
  • All runners who finish the race will receive a finisher medal and, on request, a certificate of attendance;

Conditions for participation

  • The runner must be 18 years old in order to run the Continental Marathon. The runner should provide an affidavit stating that from a medical point of view they are physically able to exercise; The affidavit document can be downloaded here.  It needs to be filled and brought when coming to pick up the participation kits. The affidavit can also be filled in on site, on the day of the event;
  • Runners could be at least 16 years old for registering the half marathon, Zacaria 10k and Visma Cross (5km).
  • All participants under 18 must have the written consent of the parent / guardian;
  • The runner must provide a form of ID before receiving the kit;
  • Registration for this year’s edition ends on Monday, May 13th. Only those who have paid the participation fee before 11:59 PM on May 13th are considered registered.

2019 Sibiu International Marathon Calendar

  • February 20: Registration for runners and sponsors is open
  • May 13th: Registration closes
  • May 30th-31st: Handing of the participation kits. Location: Large Square (Piața Mare), Sibiu (between: 10:00 – 19:00). The runners who are not from Sibiu could receive their kit on the day of the event, before the competition: 07:30 – 08:15 for the marathon runners and between 07:45-08:15 for Half Marathon, Visma Cross (5km) and 10k.
  • June 1: Event day
  • July 1st: Donation payments deadline

Participation Kits

Runners living in Sibiu can pick up their participation kits on May 30 and 31st (between 10.00 – 19.00)

Runners from outside the city will pick up their participation kits on the day of the event (June 1st) in the Large Square (Piața Mare), as follows:

  • between: 7:30 and 8:15 for the Marathon race
  • between: 7:45 and 8:15 for the Half marathon race, TeamRun, 4×5,3km, Visma Cross (5km), 10km and Squad Race.

The participation kits contain:

  • custom contest number (runner number + the supported cause)
  • timing chip

Also the runners could choose to buy the official T-shirt (polyester / technical jersey or cotton), the official buff and a food voucher.

Differentiated start

The start will take place in the Large Square (Piața Mare) in Sibiu and because of the large number of participants the runners will start at different times:

  • Continental Marathon runners (42 km race) runners will start at 08:30
  • Half Marathon runners (21 km race) and the 4 x 5,3 km Marquardt TeamRun runners will start at 08:45
  • Zacaria 10K runners will start at 09:00
  • The runners registered for the Visma Cross(5 km race) will start at 09:15
  • SquadRace runners will start at 09:25
  • Kids’ races will take place in the afternoon, between 5:00 and 6:00 PM:
  • 4-5 years old (400 m)
  • 6-7 years old (800 m)
  • 8-9 years old (1200 m)
  • 10-12 years old (1600 m)


Along the route there will be toilets as follows: Piața Mare (Large Square), 3.15km, 4.35km, 4.45km, 5.85km, 7km, 9.83km, 75km, 11.07km, 12.25km, 14.26km, 15.56km, (Separation Half marathon from Marathon, 16.05km), (Marathon) 17.18km, 21.25km, 27.6km, 31.65km, 38km, (Half marathon:) 16.79km, 17.4km, 17.93km.