Sunday 14 April 2019

Matthias Corvinus Monument, Cluj-Napoca, Romania (Author: (WT-en) Lucian at English Wikivoyage / Public Domain / photo cropped by


Held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania's second-largest city with a population of about 325,000 people, the annual Cluj-Napoca Marathon is one of the most popular of all running events in the Transylvania region.

The event offers races for all ages. Some of these are usually sold out early, so don’t wait too long with signing up.

  • children's races
  • 5km
  • 10.55km quarter marathon
  • 21.1km half marathon
  • 42.2km marathon
  • 4 x 10.55km marathon relay

All races begin and end on the athletics track of the Cluj Arena, a modern 30,000-seat stadium, situated on the Someșul Mic River near the city centre.

The 42.2km marathon is two laps of a mainly flat course which travels along both banks of the river, through two public parks (Parcul Central and Parcul Babeş) and through the city centre with its many magnificent historic buildings.



  • 14 April 2019 (Sunday)

Race information:

Event website (in Romanian, Hungarian and English):

Cluj-Napoca International Marathon - Event website:


Map of the venue:



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