- 11 Sep 2020 8:12 AM
While on Saturday the focus is on a 10 km run and shorter distances for the less experienced runners. With distances ranging from 400 m to 42 km everyone in the family can find their own challenge.
Are you not ready for running a marathon? Run 30 km and feel the marathon vibes on the marathon course by joining the field at 12.195 meters.
Participating in the 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.
Every year, usually there are over 27.000 participants on all the distances, with more than 6.000 marathon runners and 1300 relay teams.
However, no need to worry about crowding and overtaking as the start is done in waves so everyone has plenty of space to run.
In 2019, there was a total of 31.000 runners from 90 nations on 12 races in 1 weekend. Most runners came from France, Britain, and Germany, but there were also participants from Thailand, Ghana, and Vietnam, just to name a few.
Registration & prices here.
MTI Photo: István Végh