Budapest Marathon Expected To Draw 30,000

  • 25 Sep 2018 7:17 AM
  • Hungary Matters
Budapest Marathon Expected To Draw 30,000
The 33rd SPAR Budapest Marathon Festival, a two-day event to be held on October 6-7, is expected to draw 30,000 people.

Due to construction works in the City Park, the start and finish of the marathon on Sunday will be relocated to the ELTE University Campus at the Lágymányosi Bridge.

The event drew a record 32,000 people in 2017. Fully 5,400 runners from 81 countries participated.

MTI Photo: Bruzák Noémi

Related links

Budapest Marathon & Running Festival, 6 – 7 October

  • How does this content make you feel?

XpatLoop Media Partner

Hungary Matters

Launched in January 2014, this twice-daily newsletter covers 'everything you need to know about what’s going on in Hungary and beyond', according to its publisher the state media agency MTI. Click the title above for more info, and to subscribe.

Explore More Reports

  • Annual Night Run In Budapest, 1 August

    Annual Night Run In Budapest, 1 August

    • 29 Jun 2020 8:58 AM

    The organisers invite Xpats to participate in the 7th such race around the beautiful illuminated capital, saying participants can choose from three distances plus a half marathon.

  • Budapest Half Marathon, 8 September

    Budapest Half Marathon, 8 September

    • 28 Aug 2019 7:48 AM

    Participating in the half marathon is essentially a running sightseeing tour of the beautiful Budapest. The course runs through the heart of Budapest, crosses several bridges and passes the most well-known sites of the city. Admire the view of the Buda Castle from the Danube banks and marvel in the panorama of Pest as well as Europe’s third largest Parliament building!