Sunday 4 September 2022

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 320,000 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 abilities. Some of these races usually sell out early, so don’t wait too long with signing up.

  • 4km
  • 10.55km quarter marathon
  • 21.1km half marathon
  • 42.2km marathon
  • 4 x 10.55km marathon relay

Starting on the athletics track of the Cluj Arena, a modern 30,000-seat stadium which is situated on the Someșul Mic River near the city centre, the 42.2km marathon is two laps of a mainly flat course.

The route 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.


Map of the venue:


Cluj-Napoca Marathon 2022:


  • 4 September 2022 (Sunday)

Event website (in Romanian, Hungarian and English):


Number of finishers:

  • 2021:
    • 10.55km: 385
    • 21.1km: 665
    • 42.2km: 254
    • 42.2km relay: 23 teams
  • 2020:
    • Event cancelled
  • 2019:
    • 10.55km: 1,142
    • 21.1km: 1,376
    • 42.2km: 530
    • 42.2km relay: 102 teams



Race information:


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