29 April - 1 May 2022

Ultrabalaton, Hungary - relay runners near Balatongyörök on the northern shore of Lake Balaton (Photo: Copyright © 2022 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)

 

The Ultrabalaton is an annual ultramarathon running event in Hungary.

It is held at Lake Balaton, the largest lake in Central Europe.

 

Ultrabalaton - an ultramarathon runner in Fonyódliget on the southern shore of Lake Balaton in Hungary (Photo: Copyright © 2022 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)

 

Starting in Balatonfüred on the northern shore, participants run one lap in an anticlockwise direction around the lake.

The route is 211 kilometres long and undulating. It takes the runners on cycleways and minor roads through a string of villages and small towns, mostly close to the shore.

 

Ultrabalaton, Hungary - relay runners near Gyenesdiás on the northern shore of Lake Balaton (Photo: Copyright © 2022 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)

 

The event is open to individual athletes and relay teams of up to 13 runners.

In addition to the ultramarathon for runners, the event offers a 211km bike tour.

 

Cseke Lilla, first woman in the Ultrabalaton 211k race 2022, in Balatonberény on the southern shore of Lake Balaton in Hungary (Photo: Copyright © 2022 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)

Cseke Lilla won the Ultrabalaton 2022 women's category in a fantastic time of 20 hours 15 minutes and 15 seconds.

 

Map of the venue:

 

16. Ultrabalaton:

Date:

  • Friday 29 April 2022 - Sunday 1 May 2022

Race distance:

  • 211km individual runners
  • 211km relay teams of up to thirteen runners
  • 211km bicycle tour

Event website:

 

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