Astana International Marathon in Athletics Shanghai Cooperation Organization and Council for Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia within the framework of Expo-2017

August 27, 2017 in Astana in the framework of the summit of the heads of state of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (hereinafter referred to as the SCO), as well as in honor of the 25th anniversary of the Forum "Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia" in the period of the international specialized EXPO-2017 will be held Astana Athletics Marathon SCO and CICA 2017.

For the first time, the marathon dedicated to the 15th anniversary of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization was held in 2016 in the city of Kunming (PRC). It was attended by 15.6 thousand people from the SCO member states, as well as Ethiopia, Kenya, the United States of America, Canada, Germany, France, Britain, Thailand, Uganda and Senegal.
The organizers of the marathon are the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Athletics Federation of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Yunnan Cultural and Sports Company "Shanghae".