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Budapest International Marathon

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Pázmány Péter sétány, Budapest, 1117, Hungary

Distance Date
2.50KM ?

2.50KM

Run

Sept. 28, 2019
5km ?

5.00KM

Run

Sept. 28, 2019
10km ?

10.00KM

Run

Sept. 28, 2019
0.60KM (Junior) ?

0.60KM

Run

Sept. 28, 2019
30.00KM ?

30.00KM

Run

Sept. 29, 2019
Marathon ?

42.20KM

Run

Sept. 29, 2019

Overview

The Budapest Marathon is enjoyed by thousands of runners including relay teams of 3 or 5, many of whom come from abroad. Great crowd support can be expected, creating an atmosphere that rivals London and Berlin Marathons.Budapest Marathon Route The race begins in Heroes Square in the City Park. Runners then head down Andrassy Avenue, over the famous 'Chain bridge', and southwards along the embankments of the Danube. At the 10K mark the route crosses the Petofi Bridge onto the east bank. From there runners race northwards to Margaret Bridge and on to Margaret's Island and over Arpad Bridge to the west bank once more where they quickly reach the half way point The last 13 miles. The route loops round, heading south along the west bank until runners again reach the Petofi Bridge. Back on the east bank, the race directs runners northwards to Kossuth Square. From there athletes are pointed eastwards past Nyugati Square, Allatkert Promenade and Heroes Square. Finally, runners pass along Paal Laszlo Street and onto Olof Palme Promenade where the reach the finish line and end of their fantastic journey.





Review Highlights

Below are the top three aspects of the Budapest International Marathon, as determined by athlete reviews.

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All Time Average
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2017 Average
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Latest Reviews

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Chris Collings
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Reviewed 8 months ago

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Budapest Marathon was my first international marathon, and it was really enjoyable.It’s a great way to see the cities major sights in a short space of time! Almost the entire run is spent by the river, crossing multiple different bridges and running on the promenade. This serves ...Read full review

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Reviewed 2 years ago

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I'm just going to dive straight in and say that the Budapest Marathon is probably my favourite marathon to date. I had always wanted to visit Budapest and thought 26.2 miles would be a great way to sight see, I was not disappointed.  Budapest is a proper city marathon in th...Read full review

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Reviews (2)

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