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29 September 2008

Online registration to the 24th Budapest International Half Marathon will be open from December 2008! Budapest is waiting for you, please come back and visit the site later!

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23rd Nike Budapest International Half Marathon 7 September 2008
09 September 2008

5000 finishers - 46 countries

Race Report

The largest half marathon of Central Europe was now organised for the 23rd time in Budapest. Overall almost 7000 runners took part on the event. Besides the 21 095 meter long half marathon distance, the runners could also choose to run the race in a team of 2 runners and there was also a fun run of 3,5 km organised for children and family members. This year the organisers designated a new course leading along the river Danube and in the city center showing the most important sights of Budapest with places that are part of the World Heritage.

The organisers put emphasis on this race on amateur runners, thus no professional runners were invited. The race was won with a moderate winning time of 1:07:22.

Among the runners there were more than 1000 runners from abroad. The majority came from the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, France, Denmark and the USA. There were runners even from such far away countries like New Zealand, Israel and Mexico.

The next Budapest International Half Marathon will be organised on 6 September 2009!

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23rd Nike Budapest International Half Marathon Medal
28 August 2008

The 23rd Nike Budapest International Half Marathon will start in only 1 week! The course leads through the city center, through the most picturesque parts of the city, places which are part of the World Heritage! The 21,095 km can be run either individually or in pairs. All individual runners receive a unique medal after finishing!

Come and be part of this fantastic race!

For more information please see the race information on this page!

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Nike Dri Fit T-shirt
28 August 2008

The T-shirt of the race which is a dry fit T-shirt is not included in the registration fee. It can be bought separately at the race center for 15€.
 

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Metropol Breakfast Run
28 August 2008

There is a 5,3 km long run the day before the Half Marathon, on the 4th of October, a common joint training for the Half Marathon Runners.

Place: Margaret Island.

Race Center: Close to Arpad Bridge. (Getting there: either by bus number 26 from Arpad Bridge or Nyugati pályaudvar (West Railway Station, or by foot, please note that no cars are allowed on the Island).

Start: 9 o'clock.

Fee: 15€

Nenngeld: 15€

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Foreign Runners on the 23rd Nike Budapest International Half Marathon
28 August 2008

Similarly to the previous years there will be a lot of foreign runners on the race. The majority of the runners will arrive from the United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark, Italy, France, USA.
 

 

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Nike T-shirt -race T-shirt
19 May 2008

The unique race T-shirt for the 23rd Nike Budapest Half Marathon is ready. The price is 13€ which you can pay together with your registration or buy on the spot until stock lasts. It is worth buying the T-shirt, a beautiful souvenir from the race, in time so that you surely have the right size which is needed!

 

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You can still register at a favourable price!
19 May 2008

Come and register to the 23 Nike Budapest Half Marathon. The registration fee is the most favourable until 30 June. Entry fees:

The registration fee does not contain T-shirt. You can buy it additionally!

Register here

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Only 4 months away
01 May 2008

The 23rd Nike Budapest Half Marathon is only 4 months away. The 7th of September will see the start of this fantastic race in the middle of Europe with 6000 participants.

Come, and experience Hungarian hospitality with a race course leading through parts of Budapest that are part of the World Heritage!

Register now!

 

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2nd BSI-Balaton Supermarathon
01 May 2008

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Music on the Course
01 May 2008

Musicians on the course will help the runners both on the half marathon and on the marathon to conquer the selected. The drums of Samba Batucada will cheer you at the start and welcome you at the finish and in between there will be several bands at numerous stations playing various types of music, among them Hungarian national music and Indian blues band.

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