Sunday 16 August 2020

The Great Church on the main square of Pápa, Hungary (Photo: Copyright © 2020 Hendrik Böttger /


Held on a 7-kilometre loop course, the Pápa Maraton in Hungary offers the following race options:

  • 7km Minimaraton
  • 14km Dupla-Minimaraton
  • 21km Félmaraton (half marathon)
  • 21km Félmaraton váltó (half marathon relay)
  • 42km Maraton (marathon)

The start and the finish line are at the Nagytemplom (Great Church; pictured above) on Fő tér (Main Square) in Pápa, an old town of about 30,000 inhabitants, located in the western part of Hungary, approximately 160 kilometres from Budapest and Vienna.

Participants run through the Baroque town centre, then a bit downhill, through the leafy Várkert (Castle Garden), ...


Várkert, Pápa, Hungary (Copyright © 2020 Hendrik Böttger /


... around the Várkertfürdő thermal baths, through a residential area, along the 2-kilometre-long Gróf út ...


Pápa Maraton - course photo: Gróf út, Pápa, Hungary (Copyright © 2020 Hendrik Böttger /


... and up again to the Old Town, passing the 18th-century Esterházy-kastély (Esterházy Mansion):


Esterházy Mansion, Pápa, Hungary (Copyright © 2020 Hendrik Böttger /


Map of the venue:


Number of finishers:

  • 2019:
    • 7km: 138
    • 14km: 49
    • 21km: 94 and 15 relay teams


5. Pápa Maraton:


  • Sunday 16 August 2020 (postponed from 9 August 2020)

Event website:


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