Wrocław (Poland), Sunday 15 September 2013
Almost 4,000 runners completed last year's marathon in Wrocław (also known by its German name 'Breslau'), a lively city of over 600,000 people in western Poland.
The race limit for the 31st edition has been set at 6000 runners.
Starting and finishing at the Olympic Stadium, approximately four kilometres east of the city centre, the route is a single loop through various parts of the city.
After approximately 36 kilometres participants run through the Old Town with it's many churches and historic buildings, as well as across the cobbled Rynek, Wrocław's beautiful main square.
Apart from a couple of bridges, the course is mostly flat and fast.
In 2012, the top finishers were Edwin Kirui of Kenya (2:15:32) and Marta Szenk of Poland (2:49:03). The time limit to finish the race is six hours.
Venue (Map): Wrocław (286km from Prague, 340km from Warsaw, 349km from Berlin)
Date: 15 September 2013 (Sunday)
Race distance: 42.2km (IAAF/AIMS-certified)
Start time: 9.00
Start and finish: Stadion Olimpijski (Olympic Stadium), al. Paderewskiego 35, Wrocław
Entries: online; race limit 6000 runners
Entry fees: 80 PLN (until 31 May 2013); 100 PLN (until 8 Sep 2013)
Exchange rate: 100 PLN = ca. 24 EUR (April 2013)
Race centre: at the Olympic Stadium (13 Sep 16.00-22.00; 14 Sep 9.00-22.00; on the day 5.30-8.00)
You get: pasta party (on Saturday), T-shirt, goodie bag, chip timing, finisher medal; free accommodation option in a sports hall (before the race)
Showers, changing facilities, baggage storage: yes
Number of finishers 2012: 3900
Event website: wroclawmaraton.pl
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