The annual ‘Ulaanbaatar Marathon-2019’ was held on Saturday (18 May) coinciding with a car-free-day, when central parts of the Mongolian capital are closed to traffic.
The UB Marathon attracts more and more athletes and amateur runners each year, having become a large-scale sporting event that is anticipated by the citizens of the capital city and professional runners alike.
Over 30,000 people including expats living in Mongolia, amateur runners from neighboring countries and professional Mongolian athletes participated. In total, over 150 certified referees and about 500 student volunteers worked at the marathon.
International master of sport B.Munkhzaya won gold medal in the UB Marathon 2019 for fifth year and and was presented with MNT 10 million in cash.