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PKO Poznań Maraton

Quick facts

Location Poznań, Poland

Distance Marathon

About PKO Poznań Maraton

Since the very beginning, Poznań Marathon is in the lead amongst Polish and Eastern European marathons. The race attracts runners, whose ambitious goals and a strength to pursue their dreams, make them above average.

The Poznan Marathon has been held for eleven years. Its first edition was in 2000 under the name Hansaplast Poznań Marathon. Beiersdorf Lechia company was the titular sponsor of the event for three years. It has been a city sports event called the Poznań Marathon. Since the very beginning of its existence, the Poznań Marathon has been ranked first among the greatest marathons in Poland.

The Poznan Marathon is the biggest marathon in Poland, with over 3100 entrants in 2007. The marathon lasts 42.195 km from its start at Baraniaka Str. to the finish line at Lake Malta. The event also features a half-marathon for inline skaters, as well as a competition for those in wheelchairs

Distances

PKO Poznań Maraton

  • 42.195km

Practicalities

Maximum Time

Time limit: 5hrs

PKO Poznań Maraton Route Map

PKO Poznań Maraton Route Map

Start:

Abpa, Baraniaka Street

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Finish:

INEA Stadion

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Difficulty

flat

Highlights

The runners run through Arcybiskupa Dymka Street, Szwajcarska Street, Kurlandzka Street, Inflancka Street, Józefa Piłsudskiego Street, Ludwika Zamenhofa Street, Hetmańska Street, Rolna Street, Wspólna Street, Dolna Wilda Street, Piastowska Street, Droga Dębińska Street, Garbary Street, Grobla Street, Mostowa Street, Wierz, owa Street, Grobla Street, Most Rocha Street (bridge), Kórnicka Street, Piotrowo Street, Berdychowo Street, Arcybiskupa Antoniego Baraniaka Street and Wiankowa Street to reach the finish line.

Overview

With a start in Abpa, Baraniaka Street , the marathon will go along new streets of the city, and the competitors will reach the finish line traditionally at Malta. the runners run through Arcybiskupa Dymka Street, Szwajcarska Street, Kurlandzka Street, Inflancka Street, Józefa Piłsudskiego Street, Ludwika Zamenhofa Street, Hetmańska Street, Rolna Street, Wspólna Street, Dolna Wilda Street, Piastowska Street, Droga Dębińska Street, Garbary Street, Grobla Street, Mostowa Street, Wierz, owa Street, Grobla Street, Most Rocha Street (bridge), Kórnicka Street, Piotrowo Street, Berdychowo Street, Arcybiskupa Antoniego Baraniaka Street and Wiankowa Street to reach the finish line.


PKO Poznań Maraton Trivia

The 15th edition attracted a record number of 6500 runners in the marathon, of whom 6 326 finished. Women's winner Irene Chepkirui Makori set a new event record on a first-timer friendly and interesting new course which included the INEA Stadium — one of the Euro 2012 football venues. 1500 children took part in accompanying races and 20,000 people visited the Poznan Sports Fair Expo. A Volvo V40 Cross Country car went to the winner of the marathon lottery and one runner won a weekend stay at the Stockholm Sheraton — sponsored by the Poznan Sheratonl.

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.