Oradea (Romania), Sunday 20 September 2015

Piața Unirii, Oradea, Romania (Author: Vertigoro at ro.wikipedia / public domain / photo cropped by runinternational.eu)


Held in Oradea, a city of 200,000 people situated in the far north-west of Romania, just about 13km from the border with Hungary, the Oradea City Running Day is a truly international event.

Last year, runners from ten countries took part in the half marathon which consists of four laps of a mostly-flat course.

The event also offers a a 5.275km run (one lap), a 10.55km quarter marathon (two laps), a half marathon relay, and a 1km race for children.

Starting and finishing on Ferdinand Square near the magnificent City Hall, the route takes the runners on roads and cycleways along both banks of the Crișul Repede River and through the city centre.

The time limit to finish the half marathon is three hours.


Country: Romania

Venue (Map): Oradea (Debrecen 73km, Budapest 261km, Belgrade 328km, Bucharest 600km)

Date: 20 September 2015 (Sunday)

Race distance: 1km (children), 5.275km, 10.55km, 21.1km, 2x10.55km relay, 4x5.275km relay

Start time: 10.00 (5.3km, 10.5km, 21km), 13.00 (1km)

Start and finish: Piaţa Ferdinand (Ferdinand Square)

Race centre: in the start area (Saturday 19 Sep 2015, 14.00-20.00; on the day 7.30-8.30)

Entries: online with payment by bank transfer

Entry fees (1km): no entry fees

Entry fees (5.3km): € 6 (up to 20 Sep 2015)

Entry fees (10.5km, 21km): € 12/15/18/25 (up to 30 April/15 July/17 Sep/20 Sep 2015)

Entry fees (4x5.3km): € 48/60/72/100 (up to 30 April/15 July/17 Sep/20 Sep 2015)

The entry fees can be paid in Romanian lei (RON).

Timekeeping (10.5km, 21km, relay): bib chip (included in the entry fees)

You get (5.3km): T-shirt, snacks and drinks on the course, finisher medal

You get (10.5km, 21km, relay): pasta party (on Saturday), T-shirt, chip timing, supervised bag storage, snacks and drinks on the course, finisher medal

Prizes: to the first 5 M/F (10.5km, 21km) and to the first 3 relay teams (4x5.3km)

Number of finishers 2014: 106 (5km), 105 (10.5km), 183 (21km), 14 relay teams (2x10.5km), 24 relay teams (4x5.2)

Event website (in Romanian, Hungarian and English): www.oradeacityrunningday.ro


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