6. Kanizsai Futófesztivál 2011

Held on a rural out-and-back course in western Hungary, the Kanizsa Running Festival is a small road running event which offers a 50km ultra marathon, a 21.1km half marathon, and a 10km race. All distances are certified. The 50K consists of two laps.

Start and finish are in the village of Kiskanizsa ("Little Kanizsa"), located three kilometres west of the city centre of Nagykanizsa ("Great Kanizsa"). The route follows a mildly undulating country lane through fields, woods and villages. The course is not closed to traffic. Along the route, there are plenty of well-stocked feed stations.

In 2010, the 50K winners were Roland Lakatos (3:46:27) and Zita Kis (3:53:55).

Country: Hungary

Venue: Nagykanizsa (Zagreb 130km, Budapest 214km, Vienna 240km, Ljubljana 250km)

Date: 17 September 2011 (Saturday)

Distance: 50km, 21.1km, 10km; 3x2km relay (fun run without entry fees)

Start time: 8.00 (50km); 10.00 (21km and 10km); 12.30 (3x2km relay)

Start and finish: Szent Flórián tér, Kiskanizsa

Route: course map, elevation profile

Entries: online (until 15 Sep 2011), payment on the day; late entries on the day

Entry fees (50km): 4500 HUF* (entries until 15 Sep 2011), 5000 HUF* (entries on the day)

Entry fees (21km): 3000 HUF* (entries until 15 Sep 2011), 4000 HUF* (entries on the day)

Entry fees (10km): 2500 HUF* (entries until 15 Sep 2011), 3000 HUF* (entries on the day)

*Exchange rate: 1000 HUF = ca. 3.70 EUR (August 2011)

Race centre: Kiskanizsai Általános Iskola (Kiskanizsa Elementary School), Bajcsy-Zsilinszky Endre utca 67 (near the start, open from 6.15am)

You get: technical T-shirt to the first 120 entries, finisher medal, massage, after-race pasta party

Prizes: trophies and product prizes to the first 3 M/F

Award ceremony: 14.00

Number of finishers 2010: 10 (50km), 51 (21km), 36 (10km), 15 relay teams

Event website (in Hungarian): Kanizsai Futóklub

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