2019 Race Schedule

2019 brings with it an exciting race schedule in Hungary. We look forward to an opportunity to organise, run, and enjoy each of these races with you. Read below to learn a little more about each of the marathon, half-marathon or other race opportunities in Budapest and surrounding areas this year.

2019 brings with it an exciting race schedule in Hungary. We look forward to an opportunity to organise, run, and enjoy each of these races with you. Read below to learn a little more about each of the marathon, half-marathon or other race opportunities in Budapest and surrounding areas this year.

34th Telekom Vivicitta Spring Half-Marathon 2019 - 14.4.2019

The 34th Telekom Vivicitta spring half-marathon is actually a two-day celebration with many different race options available for beginning, intermediate and advanced runners. Saturday, April 13th is dedicated to multiple shorter races ranging in distance from 750 m to just under 21 km for less experienced or younger runners.

Sunday, April 14th is the true race day, where runners can choose to complete the half-marathon individually or relay-style in teams of two or three. The Vivicitta 10k race will also take place on Sunday.

Race Specifications

Race Day: Sunday the 14th of April, 2019
Race Location: Budapest, Hungary (specific start and end locations to be announced at a later date). Race will weave through the heart of the city, across multiple bridges and past some of the best sights of Budapest.
Participants: 30,000 across all distances, 9,000 half-marathon runners. Racers must be at least 12 years of age to register.
Weather: Average weather in Budapest on April 14th is between 12-13 degrees centigrade, with evening lows around 6 degrees. Typically, there are about 10 rainy days in the month of April in Budapest.
Details: Telekom Vivicitta spring half-marathon finishers will receive a t-shirt and finishers medal. Refreshments and medical assistance will be available throughout the race.

Run in Hungary Specifications

Early Bird Price Per Person: £419 - £579 (depends on chosen hotel and occupancy)
Early Bird Registration Dates: 20.10.2018-15.01.2019

Standard Price Per Person: £449 - £599
Standard Registration Dates: 16.01.2019-15.03.2019

Last Call Price Per Person: £489- £639
Last Call Registration Dates: 16.03.2019-31.03.2019
LAST DAY TO BOOK: March 31st, 2019

Accommodations: Adina Apartment Hotel (4-Star) in single or double occupancy or Danubius Margisziget SPA (4-Star) in single or double occupancy.

Check out: http://runinhungary.co.uk/vivicitta-budapest-half-marathon-2019.html

NN Night Run Budapest 2019 - 03.08.2019

The organisers of the NN night run in Budapest are still working on details about this race. Details will be added here as they become available from organisers.

Race Specifications

Race Day: Saturday the 3rd of August, 2019
Other information TBD.

Run in Hungary Specifications

Early Bird Registration Price: TBD
Early Bird Registration Dates: 15.01.2019 - 15.04.2-19

Standard Registration Price: TBD
Standard Registration Dates: 16.04.2019 - 01.07.2019

Last Call Registration Price: TBD
Last Call Registration Dates: 02.07.2019 - 15.07.2019
LAST DAY TO BOOK: 15th of July, 2019

Accommodations: TBD

34th Annual WizzAir Half Marathon 2019 - 08.09.2019

The Annual WizzAir Half Marathon in Budapest is considered to be the biggest of its kind in central Europe. The race takes place on the second Sunday of September every year. The race is considered a tour of Budapest, including incredible views of the Buda castle and the Parliament building. The route runs along the Danube river with striking architectural marvels all along the way.

Race Specifications

Race Day: Sunday the 8th of September, 2019
Race Location: Budapest, Hungary. Specific start and end points will be determined closer to the event date, however will be within the city center. The WizzAir half marathon typically runs along the Danube river and across multiple stunning bridges.
Participants: 15,000 participants in all races, 10,000 half-marathon runners and 1,500 teams. Runners must be at least 12 years of age to participate.
Weather: The average temperature for 8th September in Budapest is 18 degrees centigrade. The daily chance of rainfall is the lower in September than any other month of the year.
Details: Refreshments will be available to runners every 4-5 kilometers and medical assistance is available throughout the race. Pacers will be available and racers will have 2 hours and 45 minutes to complete the run. Medals and t-shirts will be given to all racers in the finish area.

Run in Hungary Specifications

Early Bird Registration Price: TBD
Early Bird Registration Dates: 15.01.2019 - 15.04.2019

Standard Registration Price: TBD
Standard Registration Dates: 16.04.2019 - 15.07.2019

Last Call Registration Price: TBD
Last Call Registration Dates: 16.07.2019 - 25.08.2019
LAST DAY TO BOOK: 25th of August, 2019

Accommodations: TBD

34th Annual SPAR Marathon Budapest 2019 - 29.09.2019

The SPAR event is a full marathon throughout historic Budapest. The marathon takes place on Sunday, however the entire weekend is dedicated to runners of all ages and ability levels, with fun runs and other shorter races available on Saturday.

Race Specifications

Race Day: Sunday the 29th of September, 2019
Race Location: Budapest, Hungary. Specific start and end points will be determined closer to the event date, however will be within the city center. The SPAR marathon typically runs along the Danube river and across multiple stunning bridges. The SPAR marathon includes a unique distance option of 30 km, where racers can join in about 12 kilometers into the course.
Participants: 27,000 participants in all races, 6,000 marathon runners and 1,300 relay teams.
Weather: The average temperature for 29th September in Budapest is 15 degrees centigrade. The daily chance of rainfall is the lower in September than any other month of the year.
Details:Every 3-4 kilometers, racers will have access to refreshments and medical assistance is always available. If indicated at registration, first-time marathon runners will be given a special bib to mark the special occasion. As always, pacers will be available and runners will have 5 hours and 30 minutes to complete the marathon.

Run in Hungary Specifications

Early Bird Registration Price: TBD
Early Bird Registration Dates: 15.01.2019 - 30.04.2019

Standard Registration Price: TBD
Standard Registration Dates: 01.05.2019 - 15.07.2019

Last Call Registration Price: TBD
Last Call Registration Dates: 16.07.2019 - 15.09.2019
LAST DAY TO BOOK: 15th of September, 2019

Accommodations: TBD

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