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Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Marathon 2020

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Quick facts

Location București, Romania

Distance Marathon

About Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Marathon 2020

The Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Marathon is an annual marathon and sport event hosted by the city of Bucharest, Romania since 2008. It is usually held at the beginning of October. Asociatia Bucharest Running Club, in cooperation with the Romanian Athletic Federation organizes the event. The event consists of competitive races (Team Relay, Half Marathon and Marathon) and noncompetitive races (Children Run and Fun Run). The course is certified by AIMS and IAAF. The time limit for the Half Marathon is 3h while for the Marathon is 6h. Bucharest Marathon gathers over 25 000 participants from over 50 countries. Finish is in front of the Parliament Palace (former Ceausescu Palace) - the biggest building in Europe and the second biggest in the world. 

Practicalities

After Race Services

Water, fruits, free massage

Age Limit

Minimum age is 18

Aid Stations

The first aid points will be located at 8K, 15.5/40K, 19/21K, 28/35K, 31K and in the Start / Finish area.

Award Medals

Each runner who finishes the race in less than 6 hours will receive the unique medal.

Equipment Storage

A changing tent will be set up near Sport Expo, providing runners with a place to change clothes before and after the race. Alongside the BIB number, runners will be given a deposit bag and a sticker bearing the same start number; the sticker must be placed on the deposit bag before leaving the bag at the wardrobe. Deposit bags can be left off at the changing tent before start and picked up after race finish, based on the BIB number. Only bags with a sticker number matching the runner’s start number will be accepted.

Maximum Time

6 hours

Parking

The parking lot nearest to the Start/Finish is Piata Unirii, 1 km from the Start area, entry point behind Unirea Shopping Mall;

Refreshments

Refreshment points will be set up every 5 km; sponge points will also be arranged between refreshment points.

Timing

The timing will be provided by MySDAM Champion Chip – Data Service.

Transport

The nearest subway stations are Izvor (0.5 km from the Start area) and Unirii (1 km from the Start area).

Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Marathon 2020 Route Map

Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Marathon 2020 Route Map

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Start:

Constitution Square, in front of the Parliament Palace

Bulevardul Libertății 60, București 030167, Romania

Finish:

Constitution Square, in front of the Parliament Palace

Bulevardul Libertății 30, București 030167, Romania

Difficulty

flat

Highlights

The course will take direction to the beautiful commercial area of Calea Victoriei with an out/back part of the course. Then there will be a part along the Dambovita River, after a turn back runners will then run along one side of the Parliament House to reach again the finish area.

Overview

Start - Constitution Square on Libertăţii Blvd. towards George Coşbuc Square. Back to Constitution Square on the same way, turn right on Unirii Bvd. to Unirii Square. Cross Brătianu Bvd., go on Unirii Bvd. to Alba Iulia Square. Turn left on Decebal Blvd. to Muncii (Hurmuzachi) Square, cross Mihai Bravu Bvd., go on Basarabia Bvd. untill Chişinău Bvd. Return on Basarabia Blvd. to National Arena, turn right and enter the National Arena Park, one lap around the Arena. Reenter Basarabia Blvd. turn right to Muncii Square, go on Decebal Bvd. to Alba Iulia Square. Turn right on Unirii Blvd., pass Unirii Sq. to Constitution Sq. Turn right on Libertăţii Blvd. and back to Unirii Sq. via Naţiunile Unite (United Nations) Blvd. and Splaiul Independenţei. Back on the other side of Dâmboviţa River to Victoriei Bridge, intersection Splaiul Independentei with Calea Victoriei. Continue on Calea Victoriei untill Odeon Theater/ Majestic Hotel. Turn back on Calea Victoriei and run till intersection with Splaiul Independentei. Reenter Splaiul Independenţei till Ştirbei Vodă St, Eroilor Bridge. Cross the bridge and follow the Dâmboviţa River returning to the start / finish area via Libertăţii Blvd. (km 21 / 42).


Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Marathon 2020 Ticket prices: €25.00 - €40.00

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.