Sunday 6 September 2020

Fő tér, the main square of Köszeg, Hungary (Copyright © 2017 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)

 

Held each September in Kőszeg, a delightful little town situated near the Hungary-Austria border, the História Futás is a popular road running event that attracts several hundred runners of all ages.

The event commemorates the year 1532 when a few hundred soldiers defended the town successfully against an army of 80,000 Turks.

It offers the following race options:

  • 300m-500m-1.25km-2.5km (children's races)
  • 1.532km ('mass race')
  • 9km (main race)

Starting on Fő tér, Köszeg's main square (pictured), the 9km run is three laps of a gently-undulating course through the historic town centre, which is home to a medieval castle and many protected buildings, and through neighbouring residential areas.

 

Map of the venue:

 

Number of participants:

  • 2019:
    • children's races: 338 runners
    • 1.532km: 25 runners
    • 9km: 86 runners and 13 relay teams (3x3km)

 

37. História Futás:

Date:

  • Sunday 6 September 2020

Event website:

 

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