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Feature02 Oct 2023

Mass race results and pictures


World Road Running Championships, Riga23

The first World Athletics Road Running Championships were held successfully, and three world records were set! The women's world record was set by Ethiopian Diribe Welteji, while the men's title and a new world record was set by American Hobbs Kessler. Additionally, in the mass half marathon for the women's age group 65-69, Portuguese runner Rosa Mosa also set a world record!

Hobbs Kessler wins the mile in Riga

Hobbs Kessler wins the mile in Riga (© Adam Nurkiewicz)

Mass race results

Total of 13,334 runners participated in the World Road Running Championships! The half marathon was completed by 3,252 runners, the half marathon relay by 502, the 5km distance by 3,952 runners, and the 1609-meter long mile by 2,560 runners.

And the Rimi Kids' Day, which marked the start of the most significant athletics event in Baltics history, 3,065 young runners registered for the 200m, 400m, Babies courses, and 50-meter sprint "Sprint King and Queen" distances.

Mass race results

In the results, you will find your time, place in the distance, place in the age group, and gender.

Signet Bank Teams Cup results

Rimi Riga marathon mass race team (2023)

As part of the Signet Bank Teams Cup at the World Road Running Championships, we determined the fastest teams in the small, medium, and large teams categories, as well as the fastest running clubs!

Large teams category:

1st place Rimi Latvia

2nd place airBaltic

3rd place Tietoevry Latvia

Medium teams category:

1st place Swedbank Latvia

2nd place SEB Latvia

3rd place Riga Stradins University

Small teams category:

1st place Latvian National Museum of Art

2nd place Balcia Insurance

3rd place DNB

Running Club category:

1st place SK "Tērauds"

2nd place Maratona klubs

3rd place IM run club

Mass race photos

Latvian National Museum of Art

Thanks to our partner Rimi, all photos from mass races are available for free, and you can find them by entering your bib number or name at sportfoto.com

Check out the pictures