Pre-Registration is now open!
Please note - The 2020 race date has not been announced and at this point we only have a tentative date. Your $300 deposit (required to pre-register) is fully refundable until you are notified of final details. We anticipate this will be in mid-October.
Be the first to join us on our inaugural tour to St. Petersburg, Russia, the "Venice of the North", for the White Nights Marathon and 10K. The history, beauty and diversity make this a compelling destination for many travelers. You will find majestic historic buildings and palaces, a network of stunning canals, and a wide variety of restaurants, bars and shops. A very walkable city, you can stroll endlessly to find many treasures.
You will begin to feel the vibe of the city the moment you set foot on Palace Square, which also happens to be the start and finish line of the White Nights Marathon and 10K. The flat course will take you along the main canals of the city, through neighborhoods, and past spectacular architectural sites. You will feel as if you running through a living museum. Enjoy the camaraderie of local and international runners who come annually to St. Petersburg specifically for this race.
Our five-night package will take you through the city where you will visit highlights such as the imperial residence of the Tsars and the main site of the Hermitage Museum - the Winter Palace. We will go to Pushkin, which is famous for housing Catherine's Palace - famous for its Amber Room not to mention the Great Hall and Golden Enfilade. You will enjoy a canal cruise through the heart of the city and visit awe-inspiring cathedrals such as the Church of the Savior of the Spilled Blood and St. Isaac's Cathedral. Your St. Petersburg visit would not be complete without a trip to Peter and Paul Fortress, the birthplace of the city founded by Peter the Great. These and so much more await you!