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The inaugural World Athletics Road Running Championships, which will crown the world mile, 5 km, and half-marathon champions, will see tens of thousands of amateur runners from at least 100 countries competing alongside elite runners.


Any recreational runner who is ready for a challenge can register for any of the official mass races of the World Championships in Riga and earn a unique medal from the World Athletics Road Running Championships.


Register now!




Saturday, September 30


10:00 - Mile Mass Race

12:10 - Mile Women’s Elite

12:20 - Mile Men’s Elite


12:45 - 5K Women’s Elite

13:10 - 5K Men’s Elite + Mass Race


Sunday, October 1


11:05 - Half Marathon Women’s Elite

11:35 - Half Marathon Men’s + Mass Race



Entry fee


General mass race entry fees are €14 for Road Mile (1609m), €24 for 5km, and €49 for Half-Marathon.

Entry fees will increase closer to the event. 


Race Rules

World Athletics Road Running Championships Riga 23 Race Rules for mass race participants can be found here.


Contact us

In case of any questions, please contact us at riga23@necom.lv.