2nd Oxigén Great Forest Marathon 2011
Debrecen (Hungary), Saturday 9 April 2011
Almost 300 runners took part in last year's first trail marathon on the Great Hungarian Plain.
The event takes place in the protected Great Forest (Nagyerdő) on the edge of Debrecen, Hungary's second most populous city with around 200,000 people.
Entrants can choose between the 21km half marathon (4 laps) and the 42km marathon (8 laps). The route runs along very mildly undulating forest trails.
In 2010, the marathon winners were László Kovács (2:46:04) and Henriett Enyediné (3:29:01).
Venue (Map): Debrecen (Budapest 230km, Wien 475km, Zagreb 575km, Ljubljana 694km)
Date: 9 April 2011 (Saturday)
Race distance: 21.1km; 42.2km
Start time: 11.00
Start and finish: near the Central Cemetery in the Great Forest
Route: elevation profile
Entries: online or by e-mail, payment by bank transfer; late entries on 8 April at the pasta party (16.00-19.00) and on the day at the start (9.00-10.00); entry limit 600 runners; Banking details: Account number: 11600006-00000000-25959011, Erste Bank Debrecen
Entry fees (21km): 2000 HUF* (until 28 Feb 2011), 3000 HUF* (until 9 April 2011)
Entry fees (42km): 3000 HUF* (until 28 Feb 2011), 4000 HUF* (until 9 April 2011)
*Exchange rate: 1000 HUF = ca. 3.65 EUR (Nov 2010)
Deposit for the timing chip: 1000 HUF (fully refundable)
You get: finisher T-shirt and medal, timing chip rental; pasta party (Friday 8 April 16.00-19.00)
Prizes: medals and practical prizes to the first 7 M/F (42km); trophies to the winners of each category, medals and practical prizes to the first 3 in each category (21km and 42km)
Award ceremony: 17.00
Number of finishers 2010: 149 (42km), 134 relay runners (2-person-teams)
Event website: frissoxigen.hu
No guarantee is made as to the accuracy or completeness of the information on this page
Debrecen's university is in the "Great Forest Park"