12-13 October 2024

Budapest Marathon - runners at the Hungarian Parliament (Copyright © 2011 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


Hungary's best-known running event, the Budapest Marathon, is held each year over a weekend in the autumn.

The event begins on Saturday with the 10k, the 5k and several shorter races for runners of all ages and abilities.

The 42.2k marathon, the 42.2k relay race, the 30k, the half marathon and the 14k take place on Sunday.

The marathon route is a scenic and mostly flat loop, mainly along the Danube, starting and ending at the Lágymányosi Campus of the Eötvös Lóránd University (ELTE) which is situated on the right bank of the river, south of the city centre:



Details on the course will be published on time on the official event website.


Map of the venue:


39. Budapest Marathon:


  • 12-13 October 2024

Event website:


Number of finishers:

  5km 10km 14km 21.1km 30km 42.2km 42.2km relay
2023 2,033 2,232 771 1,300 506 3,561 680 teams


No guarantee is made as to the accuracy or thoroughness of the information on this page.