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Wizz Air Skopje Marathon attracts 12,500 runners

 About 12,500 runners from 58 countries will take part in the 15th Wizz Air Skopje Marathon on Saturday.

Skopje, 3 May 2019 (MIA) – About 12,500 runners from 58 countries will take part in the 15th Wizz Air Skopje Marathon on Saturday.

Four races will take place – marathon, half-marathon, relay race and 5km race.

Elite runners from Ethiopia and Kenya will take part at this year’s race, which will be broadcast live on the Macedonian Television.

“The prize money amounts to EUR 18,000, with the winners getting EUR 5,000,” said race director Kire Sinadinovski.

Skopje Mayor Petre Shilegov said the marathon was one of the most renowned in the region, adding that the city has given the organizers all its resources at disposal.

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