Saturday 8 June 2024

Banská Bystrica, Slovakia (Author: Twisp / / public domain / photo modified by


The Marathon Banská Bystrica is a road running event held since 2012 in Banská Bystrica, a city of about 75,000 people, situated in the narrow Hron valley which cuts through Slovakia's mountainous heartland.

The first six editions of the race took place each year in September. Since 2018, the marathon has been held on a Saturday evening in June.

Runners can choose between these races:

  • 600m detský beh (600m kids run)
  • 3.4km beh (3.4k run)
  • 10km beh (10k run)
  • 21.1km polmaratón (half marathon)
  • 21.1km štafeta (3x7km relay race for teams of three runners)
  • 42.2km maratón (marathon)

The half marathon is three laps and the marathon is six laps of a mainly flat and fast out-and-back course which begins and ends at the Europa SC shopping centre. Each lap includes approximately 16 metres of ascent.

The event also offers races for inline skaters, kickbike riders and handbikers.


Map of the venue:


13. Marathon Banská Bystrica:


  • 8 June 2024 (Saturday)

Start time and race distance:

  • 17.20: 600m
  • 18.00: 42.2km
  • 18.05: 3.4km
  • 18.07: 10km
  • 20.10: 21.1km

Event website:


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