19th Olympic Marathon and Half Marathon Relay 2012

Budapest (Hungary), Sunday 10 June 2012

Runners at the Parliament building, Budapest (Copyright © 2011 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


Over 5,200 runners took part in last year's Olimpiai maraton és félmaraton váltó, a very atmospheric running event in Hungary's capital city Budapest.

The event offers a marathon relay (6x7km), a half marathon relay (3x7km), a minimarathon relay (3x2.1km) and a half marathon for individual runners.

The start and the finish are at the magnificent Hungarian Parliament Building.

The course is a 7032.5m loop which takes runners out and back along the Danube and around the Parliament Building.

In 2011, the fastest male marathon relay team finished in 2:17:19, the best female team in 3:01:58.


Country: Hungary

Venue (Map): Budapest (Bratislava 200km, Vienna 245km, Zagreb 347km, Ljubljana 464km)

Date: 10 June 2012 (Sunday)

Race distance: 42.2km relay (6x7km); 21.1km relay (3x7km); 6.3km relay (3x2.1km); 21.1km (individual runners)

Start time: 9.30 (6.3km); 11.00 (21km, 42km)

Start and finish: Kossuth tér (Kossuth Square)

Entries: online (until 6 June 2012), by post (until 1 June 2012), or in person in the BSI Office in Budapest (until 7 June 2012); late entries on the day until 30 minutes before the start

Entry fees (relay races): entry fees will be published on the event website

Entry fees (21km individuals): 5500/6500/7500 HUF (until 3 June/7 June/10 June 2012)

Exchange rate: 1000 HUF = ca. 3.40 EUR (February 2012)

Timing: ChampionChip - 1000 HUF deposit (fully refundable)

Race centre: Kossuth tér (Kossuth Square), METESZ Székház (METESZ Building) (on the day from 8.00 until 30 minutes before the start)

You get: goodie bag

Prizes (42km relay): first 3 teams in each category

Prizes (21km relay, 6.3km relay): first 3 male and female teams

Prizes (21km): first 3 M/F

Changing facilities, baggage storage: in tents in Kozma utca (Kozma Street)

Number of finishers 2011: 5277 — 511 teams (42km), 439 teams (21km), 174 teams (6.3km), 372 individual runners (21km)

Event website (in Hungarian): www.futanet.hu


No guarantee is made as to the accuracy or thoroughness of the information on this page! Please visit the official event website to verify the above information.