ICE MARATHON Clean Water Preservation Run

Registration in 2018 for XIV edition of Baikal Ice Marathon

12 / 07 / 2017

Dear runners,

The date for the 13 edition of Baikal Ice Marathon “For preservation of clean water” is March,07,2017. However, the registration will  be open on August ,25, 2016. That’s when we will be ready to receive and start processing  applications for participation in the 13 edition of BIM. By this time the Statutes/Rules Terms of the next BIM shall be fixed . For your information , based on the experience of the BIM previous two editions - tough and difficult both in organizational efforts and weather conditions , the BIM rules next year will become stricter, though basically remaining  similar. The Statutes/Rules of the 13 edition of Baikal Ice Marathon  ,please,find here.

We urge every applicant before filling in the online application form to read attentively the content of the BIM Statutes and Rules. Only once an applicant read and understood the 14th  BIM Statutes and Rules, and having required long distance running experience can qualify for the run in the BIM, then you are welcome to finish and send us your application.Very important to know that the BIM Organizing Committee will not accept or consider any applications which will not contain/indicate direct, easy to find web-links to the footraces protocols that can clearly show both name of the runner and his/her running result. The applications containing only the name of the event or only its general web-site, will not be accepted or replied. Please, when appropriately made , send your  online applications to the two e-mail addresses:   and

To be accepted for the run in the 4th edition of BIM, besides purchasing basic runner package a runner must have following footrace experience :

-  4 hours 15 minutes for the full marathon distance,

  •   -   3 hours for the half marathon distance

Applicants whose previous long distance running results are more than indicated above,  can be admitted to and take part in the XIV  BIM footrace only if purchasing 7-days BIM acclimatization &  Training to Run on Ice  course preceding the XIV  BIM.  

Follow us on August,25,2017 at when the actual 14th edition of BIM shall be published.


Hoping to see you on the ice course of the Great Baikal,

And with warm regards,

The BIM Organizing Committee