The first Redway Runners overseas club trip of 2018 will be to Riga in Latvia for the Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, and 6K on the weekend of the 20 and 21 May 2018.

Riga, Latvia’s capital, is set on the Baltic Sea at the mouth of the River Daugava. It’s considered a cultural center and is home to many museums and concert halls. The city is also known for its wooden buildings, art nouveau architecture and medieval Old Town. The pedestrian-only Old Town has many shops and restaurants and is home to busy Livu Square, with bars and nightclubs.

Flights

Some of us are booked onto Wizz Air flights leaving on the Friday 18  May 2018 returning on the following Tuesday or Wednesday (Wizz Air has 2 flights a day)

https://wizzair.com/#/

 

Accommodation

A few of us are staying at the Bellevue Park Hotel Riga, Slokas Street, Riga, 1048, Latvia,

Tel; 020 3027 9806

Link (Trip Advisor – check different sites for prices)

https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Hotel_Review-s1-g274967-d277644-Reviews-Bellevue_Park_Hotel_Riga-Riga_Riga_Region.html

 

Race

The event website is at:

http://www.lattelecomrigasmaratons.lv/en/

As well as the main races the event also has a Breakfast run with the elites and a parade of nations

 

Facebook Group

We also have a closed Facebook group for those going on the trip, so if you are in request to join it at:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/343614079414345/permalink/343614746080945/?comment_id=343667362742350&notif_t=group_comment&notif_id=1505820012138924

 

Insurance

Do not forget to take out your own insurance cover

 

After you have booked, remember to let Simon Richards know so you can be added to the clubs who is racing where page