16. Éjszakai Futás 2011
Budapest (Hungary), Saturday 10 September 2011
The 5.6km Night Run in Hungary's capital city Budapest is one the many interesting and very popular running events masterminded by the Budapest Marathon Organization.
Over 4,000 runners took part in the event last year. The winners were Feyissa Mossissa of Ethiopia (18:59) and Barbara Molnár of Hungary (21:57).
The event features lots of music, dance, fun, and a firework display before the start at 9pm. Watch this video provided by the race organizers to get an impression of the atmosphere.
The start and the finish are on the spacious square at the eastern end of the monumental Chain Bridge, which spans the River Danube. Participants run across the bridge, through the tunnel under Castle Hill, along the Danube, and past many beautifully illuminated landmarks of Budapest.
Venue (Map): Budapest
Date: 10 September 2011 (Saturday)
Race distance: 5.6km
Start time: 21.00
Start and finish: Széchenyi István tér (formerly known as "Roosevelt tér" / "Roosevelt Square")
Route: course map
- online (up 8 September 2011)
- by post (up to 2 September 2011)
- in person in Budapest
- late entries on the day
- entry limit: 4,000 runners
- HUF 1700 (up to 3 July 2011)
- HUF 2000 (up to 7 August 2011)
- HUF 2700 (up to 4 September 2011)
- HUF 3100 (up to 10 September 2011)
Exchange rate: 1000 HUF = ca. 3.75 EUR (June 2011)
Race centre: in the start area (on the day 18.30-20.45)
You get: T-shirt, goody bag, drinks at the finish, entry into the prize drawing
Prizes: to the first three men and three women
Changing facilities, bag storage: in tents on Arany János utca ("Arany János Street")
Number of participants 2010: ca. 4,100
Event website (in Hungarian): futanet.hu
No guarantee is made as to the accuracy or thoroughness of the information on this page.