Saturday 16 November 2024

Balaton Marathon and Half Marathon - Siófok, Hungary (Copyright © 2019 Hendrik Böttger /


The Balaton maraton és félmaraton (Balaton Marathon and Half Marathon) is held yearly in November in Siófok, the biggest and busiest resort on the shores of Balaton, Central Europe's largest lake.

Seventeen kilometres long and packed with hotels, apartment blocks and holiday homes, Siófok is one of Hungary's most popular summer holiday destinations.

The event is staged in Aranypart (Gold Shore), the eastern part of Siófok, which is home to the majority of the hotels, bars and restaurants.


Start time

(to be confirmed)

Race distance Number of laps
10.00 14.07km 1/3 marathon two laps
12.30 10.55km 1/4 marathon one lap
21.1km 1/2 marathon two laps
16.00 7.03km 1/6 marathon one lap


It is possible to take part in one, two or three of these races. You could, for instance, run a half marathon in two stages (14km+7km) or a full marathon in three stages (14km+21km+7km).

The route is completely flat as it runs along the lakeside promenade and along Siófok's long and straight avenues.



Map of the venue:


21. Balaton maraton és félmaraton:


  • 16 November 2024 (Saturday)

Event website:


Balaton Marathon and Half Marathon, Siófok, Hungary - the handbike race (Copyright © 2019 Hendrik Böttger /


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